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SFTP with Javascript

Bloo Barton
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Joined: May 09, 2005
Posts: 63
Does anyone know of a Javascript library that will allow me to send files over SFTP directly from within a Javascript.

This is for a client utility written in Javascript. I am not trying to do this from within a browser...
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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JavaScript does not have any networking facilities. Those are part of the browser, so if you run JS outside a browser, you can't do this. Unless, of course, you're using Rhino (a JS engine implemented in Java), which has access to Java classes. Then you can use a library like Commons Net to perform the networking operations. But that wouldn't be the same as doing it in JS.
Bloo Barton
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Joined: May 09, 2005
Posts: 63
Ok, I thought I would try another method to accomplish what I need. FileZilla can be used from the command line so I could submit the files over FTP via FileZilla. For this I will need to be able to pass parameters to a command line program from Javascript. I have tried using the WshShell.AppActivate method and the WshShell.Exec method. I am able to run a command line program
with either of those, but am not able to pass in parameters so it is
essentially useless.

An example as simple as how to run something like "ping -t"
would be great.
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