WPHost

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(OS/2 V4) Folders of this class represent a remote FTP host. If you open such a folder, the corresponding FTP host will be contacted using the given user name and password.

Default Title
"FTP Host"
DLL
WPINET.DLL
Class definition file

Class hierarchy SOMObject


Setup strings for WPHost objects (WARP 4)

These are the setup strings for the new WPHost objects in WARP 4.

Class WPHost
Key Name Value Description
HOSTNAME hostname This sets the hostname to be accessed using an FTP Host object. This value is designated in the "Hostname" field on the Host page.
For example: ftp.software.ibm.com
USERNAME username This sets the username to be used when accessing a hostname using an FTP Host object. This value is designated in the "Username" field on the Host page.
PASSWORD password This sets the password to be used to access the given host with a given username. This value is designated in the "Password" field on the Host page. This value is not required when the object is created. If one is not specified, the user will be prompted to enter a password when the host is accessed. If specified, passwords are stored in an encrypted form when set.
ACCOUNT account This sets the account value to be used when accessing a given hostname or username using the FTP Host object. This value is designated in the "Account" field on the Host page. This value is required only when the FTP server being accessed maintains account information for host accesses.
FILETRANSFERTYPE ASCII This sets the default file transfer mode for an FTP Host object.

This value is designated by selecting the ASCII "Default download type" radio button on Host page 1.

BINARY This is the default file transfer mode.

This value is designated by selecting the BINARY "Default download type" radio button on Host page 1.

REMOTEDIR path This specifies which directory will be used as the initial working directory when connecting to a host system using the specified FTP Host object. For example: e:\public\bin,., /

This value is designated in the "Preferred remote directory" field on the Host page 2. The syntax of this path specification must be in a format understood by the remove host's operating system. The given username and account must have permissions set to access this directory on the remote host.

LOCALDIR path This specifies the directory to be used as the default download directory for GET operations using the FTP Host object if one is not explicitly indicated.

This value is designated in the "Preferred local (download) directory" field on Host page 2.

INCLUDE pattern This is used to filter remote files and directories from the FTP Host object's open views.

This value is designated in the "Only display files matching pattern" field on the Include page. The syntax of the pattern must be understood by the remote host's operating system.