1. CJ Lai
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  3. Thursday, 28 May 2020 13:38 PM

Hi

What is the best and/or cost-effective (least coding) method to move files between PB web and a file server?

PB Web Service? PB File Service? HTTPClient?

Any tutorial or documentation or instructions would be appreciated.

Thanks!

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  1. Thursday, 28 May 2020 16:38 PM
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Hi CJ;

   FWIW: I use PowerServer's FTP feature to accomplish that task.

FYI: https://docs.appeon.com/appeon_online_help/pb2019/workarounds_and_api_guide/ch01s03s04.html

HTH

Regards ... Chris

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Chris, should we code in those appeonfileservice functions ourselves? of_appeonUPload and of_appeonDOWNload functions in AppeonFileService user object in the workarounds PBL have nothing but a return value. Am I looking at some wrong version? Thanks!
  1. CJ Lai
  2. Monday, 1 June 2020 16:17 PM
Hi CJ;

Yes, you need to instantiate the "appeonfileservice" object class first and then call either the "of_appeonUpload" or "of_appeonDownload" method as required. Both methods return you a value that you can check for a successful operation.

Regards ... Chris
  1. Chris Pollach @Appeon
  2. Monday, 1 June 2020 18:24 PM
I got your response in other posts. Thanks!
  1. CJ Lai
  2. Monday, 1 June 2020 18:38 PM
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