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How to download the files created in the last 48 hours

21st November 2018

 

Date and time operations in ScriptFTP are something that we often get asked in the tech support email. ScriptFTP stores time ranges in seconds and this is sometimes counter-intuitive if you want to do date and time operations like checking how old a file is. Fortunately, this type-free approach in the ScriptFTP language also makes the syntax easier to understand.

Well, let’s go to the actual topic of this blog post: How you can check if a file in the FTP site was created in the last 48 hours and if so download it. Here is the script. The comments in it are very self-explanative:

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