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error in rm method of J2SSH

Vishal Methi
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Joined: Jan 14, 2004
Posts: 52
Hi ,
I have to remove files from SSH Server. I am using J2SSH.

I have written method to remove two files/directory from server. First directory is getting deleted successfully.
But deleting the 2nd directory i m getting the exception.

Below is my code and exception both.

Code :
public void removeFilesFromFTPServer (SftpClient sftp)
try {
sftp.rm("FBCHKBFHLLJEPIIMNJCP1231233677791"); // Running successfully
sftp.rm("MDCMAOCMAEBABMBHPHPL1231233677791"); // Here i m getting exception
}catch(IOException ioe)

Exception : Failure
at com.sshtools.j2ssh.sftp.SftpSubsystemClient.getOKRequestStatus(Unknown Source)
at com.sshtools.j2ssh.sftp.SftpSubsystemClient.removeDirectory(Unknown Source)
at com.sshtools.j2ssh.SftpClient.rm(Unknown Source)

Could you please help me what may be the reason.

Thanks in advance.
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24183

Did you look at the docs? Does the directory have to be empty for "rm" to remove it? Is it empty?

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