SFtpFile Lianja Reference Documentation

SFtpFile

Current Version: 9.5.0.75

Represents a remote SFTP file.

Object Creation

loObject = createobject("CkSFtpFile")

Properties

CreateTimeStr
CreateTimeStr As Character (read-only)

The same as the CreateTime property, but returns the date/time as an RFC822 formatted string.

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Filename
Filename As Character (read-only)

The filename (or directory name, symbolic link name, etc.)

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FileType
FileType As Character (read-only)

One of the following values:

  regular
  directory
  symLink
  special
  unknown
  socket
  charDevice
  blockDevice
  fifo

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Gid
Gid As Numeric (read-only)

The integer Group ID of the file.

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Group
Group As Character (read-only)

The group ownership of the file. This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v4 or later.

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IsAppendOnly
IsAppendOnly As Boolean (read-only)

If .T., this file may only be appended. This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v6 or later.

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IsArchive
IsArchive As Boolean (read-only)

If .T., the file should be included in backup / archive operations. This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v6 or later.

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IsCaseInsensitive
IsCaseInsensitive As Boolean (read-only)

This attribute applies only to directories. This attribute means that files and directory names in this directory should be compared without regard to case. This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v6 or later.

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IsCompressed
IsCompressed As Boolean (read-only)

The file is stored on disk using file-system level transparent compression. This flag does not affect the file data on the wire. This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v6 or later.

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IsDirectory
IsDirectory As Boolean (read-only)

If .T., this is a directory.

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IsEncrypted
IsEncrypted As Boolean (read-only)

The file is stored on disk using file-system level transparent encryption. This flag does not affect the file data on the wire (for either READ or WRITE requests.) This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v6 or later.

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IsHidden
IsHidden As Boolean (read-only)

If .T., the file SHOULD NOT be shown to user unless specifically requested.

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IsImmutable
IsImmutable As Boolean (read-only)

The file cannot be deleted or renamed, no hard link can be created to this file, and no data can be written to the file.

This bit implies a stronger level of protection than ReadOnly, the file permission mask or ACLs. Typically even the superuser cannot write to immutable files, and only the superuser can set or remove the bit.

This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v6 or later.

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IsReadOnly
IsReadOnly As Boolean (read-only)

If .T., the file is read-only. This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v6 or later.

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IsRegular
IsRegular As Boolean (read-only)

.T. if this is a normal file (not a directory or any of the other non-file types).

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IsSparse
IsSparse As Boolean (read-only)

The file is a sparse file; this means that file blocks that have not been explicitly written are not stored on disk. For example, if a client writes a buffer at 10 M from the beginning of the file, the blocks between the previous EOF marker and the 10 M offset would not consume physical disk space.

Some servers may store all files as sparse files, in which case this bit will be unconditionally set. Other servers may not have a mechanism for determining if the file is sparse, and so the file MAY be stored sparse even if this flag is not set.

This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v6 or later.

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IsSymLink
IsSymLink As Boolean (read-only)

.T. if this is a symbolic link.

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IsSync
IsSync As Boolean (read-only)

When the file is modified, the changes are written synchronously to the disk. This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v6 or later.

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IsSystem
IsSystem As Boolean (read-only)

.T. if the file is part of the operating system. This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v6 or later.

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LastAccessTimeStr
LastAccessTimeStr As Character (read-only)

The same as the LastAccessTime property, but returns the date/time as an RFC822 formatted string.

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LastMethodSuccess
LastMethodSuccess As Boolean

Indicate whether the last method call succeeded or failed. A value of .T. indicates success, a value of .F. indicates failure. This property is automatically set for method calls. It is not modified by property accesses. The property is automatically set to indicate success for the following types of method calls:

  • Any method that returns a string.
  • Any method returning a Chilkat object, binary bytes, or a date/time.
  • Any method returning a standard boolean status value where success = .T. and failure = .F..
  • Any method returning an integer where failure is defined by a return value less than zero.

Note: Methods that do not fit the above requirements will always set this property equal to .T.. For example, a method that returns no value (such as a "void" in C++) will technically always succeed.

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LastModifiedTimeStr
LastModifiedTimeStr As Character (read-only)

The same as the LastModifiedTime property, but returns the date/time as an RFC822 formatted string.

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Owner
Owner As Character (read-only)

The owner of the file. This property is only supported by servers running SFTP v4 or later.

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Permissions
Permissions As Numeric (read-only)

The 'permissions' field contains a bit mask specifying file permissions. These permissions correspond to the st_mode field of the stat structure defined by POSIX [IEEE.1003-1.1996].

This protocol uses the following values for the symbols declared in the POSIX standard.

       S_IRUSR  0000400 (octal)
       S_IWUSR  0000200
       S_IXUSR  0000100
       S_IRGRP  0000040
       S_IWGRP  0000020
       S_IXGRP  0000010
       S_IROTH  0000004
       S_IWOTH  0000002
       S_IXOTH  0000001
       S_ISUID  0004000
       S_ISGID  0002000
       S_ISVTX  0001000

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Size32
Size32 As Numeric (read-only)

Size of the file in bytes. If the size is too large for 32-bits, a -1 is returned.

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Size64
Size64 As Numeric (read-only)

Size of the file in bytes. If the file size is a number too large for 64 bits, you have an AMAZINGLY large disk drive.

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SizeStr
SizeStr As Character (read-only)

Same as Size64, but the number is returned as a string in decimal format.

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Uid
Uid As Numeric (read-only)

The integer User ID of the file.

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Methods

GetCreateDt
GetCreateDt() As CkDateTime

Returns the file creation date and time (GMT / UTC). This method is only supported by servers running SFTP v4 or later.

Returns .F. on failure

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GetLastAccessDt
GetLastAccessDt() As CkDateTime

Returns the last-access date and time (GMT / UTC).

Returns .F. on failure

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GetLastModifiedDt
GetLastModifiedDt() As CkDateTime

Returns the last-modified date and time (GMT / UTC).

Returns .F. on failure

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