Example: ftp_delete_exFTP Vuser Functions (FTP)

Deletes a file from an FTP server for a specific session.

int ftp_delete_ex( FTP *ppftp, char *transaction, <item list>, LAST );

Function objFTP.delete_ex( ppftp as FTP, transaction as String, item_list as String, LAST ) as Integer         ` for VB Script

ppftpAn FTP session identifier.
transactionA transaction name for this step. To instruct VuGen not to create a transaction for this step, use a NULL string, "".

A list of all the items for this function. Enclose all entries with quotes. Specify either PATH or MPATH.

PATH = "<path> - The full pathname of the file to be deleted, relative to the root directory of the FTP server.

MPATH = " "<path> - The pathname of the files to be deleted, using wildcards to specify multiple files. If wildcards are not used, all files in the MPATH are deleted.
Wildcard behavior is determined by the FTP server software. If the argument contains wildcards, make sure you test your script on each FTP version you are going to run tests on.

Close the item list with ENDITEM. No quotes.

LAST A marker indicating the end of the argument list.

The ftp_delete_ex function deletes a file or files from an FTP server for the specified session.

This function is for use with multiple sessions. For global or single sessions, use the ftp_delete function, which does not require the session identifier.

Return Values

If this function succeeds, it returns LR_PASS. Otherwise, it returns LR_FAIL.


The values of keyword-value pairs can be parameterized. For example, "ALT={altParam}".