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ZIPping files before downloading Is it possible to zip the files before I download them? sdani msg:954642 8:17 pm on May 16, 2004 (gmt 0) I create about 1000 files every day on my server. I usually download all the files in the evening and remove them from the server.
I don't have telnet access to this server and I use FTP to download the files.
Is there a way to zip / combine all these files in one file before downloading to my local machine?
This shared hosting account is on .NET server.
txbakers msg:954643 9:05 pm on May 16, 2004 (gmt 0)
There might be a way in the .NET framework, but I don't know about that.
I'm going to move your post over to Microsoft to see if someone there knows more about it.
chrisgarrett msg:954644 11:20 am on May 17, 2004 (gmt 0)
I think if you do a google for .net zip library there are a few free ones plus there is a .NET zip library on sourceforge I think. You could write a web app that zips the files you need and does a http download in the usual way (set the mime type, response.writefile, etc)?
sdani msg:954645 11:33 am on May 18, 2004 (gmt 0)
I found it.
snookie msg:954646 3:29 pm on May 18, 2004 (gmt 0)
you could always put infozip on your server, write a .bat and run a scheduled task (on the .bat) to zip everything up...
works for us
sdani msg:954647 2:59 am on May 19, 2004 (gmt 0)
Are you able to run schedule task using BAT file on a shared account?