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How to upload a file through FTP using VBScript

File upload is a crucial part of test automation. There may be several use cases where you need to upload a file and test some scenario. 

This can be done with any automation tool. We will see how to perform file upload operation through ftp using VBScript in combination of UFT/QTP using this FTP VBScript example.

FTP VBScript example to upload a file

Const DEFAULT_FTP_PORT =21
Const SERVICE_FTP = 1
Const OPEN_TYPE_DIRECT = 1
Const FTP_TRANSFER_TYPE_ASCII = 1

Extern.Declare micLong,"InternetOpen","wininet.dll","InternetOpenA",micString,micDWord,micString,micString,micDWord
Extern.Declare micLong,"InternetConnect","wininet.dll","InternetConnectA",micLong,micString,micInteger,micString,micString,micDWord,micDWord,micDWord
Extern.Declare micInteger,"FtpGetFile","wininet.dll","FtpGetFileA",micLong,micString,micString,micInteger,micDWord,micDWord,micDWord
Extern.Declare micInteger,"FtpPutFile","wininet.dll","FtpPutFileA",micLong,micString,micString,micDWord
Extern.Declare micInteger,"InternetCloseHandle","wininet.dll","InternetCloseHandle",micLong

' Open
hInternet = Extern.InternetOpen("QTP_FTP",OPEN_TYPE_DIRECT,vbNullChar,vbNullChar,0)
If hInternet=0 Then Print("QTP_FTP:Failed to setup FTP environment.")

' Connect
hConnection = Extern.InternetConnect(hInternet,"www.atstudy.com",DEFAULT_FTP_PORT,"user1","user1",1,0,0)
If hConnection =0 Then Print("Failed to setup FTP environment")

' Upload
' bRetval = Extern.FtpPutFile(hConnection,sLocalFile,sRemoteFile,0)

' Download
bRetval = Extern.FtpGetFile(hConnection,"/Mercury/QuickTest/QTP crack.rar","D:QTP crack.rar",0,0,1,0)
If Not CBool(bRetVal) Then
Reporter.ReportEvent micFail,"FTP:FtpGetFile function","Failed to open download file."
else
Print("FTP:File :QTP crack.rar downloaded successfully")
'Reporter.ReportEvent micPass,"FTP:FtpPutFile function","FTP:File"&sLocalFile&"upload successfully."
End If

' Close
Extern.InternetCloseHandle(hConnection)
Extern.InternetCloseHandle(hInternet)

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