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handling_errors_2.ftp

This script retries to connect to the FTP server for three times, downloads some files and disconnects.

# Set the connection attempts counter to 0
$attempts=0
 
# This is a label. It marks a point in the script.
# We will use it to return to this point if a
# connection attempt fails.
:connect
 
# Display a message
PRINT("_____Connecting_____")
 
# Connect to server. The return value of OPENHOST
# is stored in $result
$result=OPENHOST("myserver.com","me","13579")
 
# Increment the connection attempts counter
$attempts=$attempts+1
 
# Check if $result is different from "OK"
IF($result!="OK")
    # If this is the third attempt stop execution
    IF($attempts==3)
        STOP
    ELSE
        PRINT("Cannot connect! Trying again.")
        # Jump to the label :connect to retry
        # the connection
        GOTO :connect
    END IF
END IF
 
# Once this point is reached ScriptFTP
# is connected to the server.
# Transfer the files.
GETFILE("*.*")
 
# Close connection
CLOSEHOST