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Re: Suggestion for enhancement: FTP Transfer

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  • wuhu_software
    Juha, Right now the update alarm is tied to either every update, or the general interval update (300 seconds minimum). It is possible that a generic timed
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 2, 2008
      Juha,

      Right now the update alarm is tied to either every update, or the
      general interval update (300 seconds minimum).

      It is possible that a generic timed alarm could be created. I will
      give it some thought.

      Thanks.

      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, Juha Jäntti
      <jjantti2@...> wrote:
      >
      > Heath,
      >
      > It works like a charm! The Alerts/Actions-part of WUHU is powerful
      > beyond my wildest expectations. I now have a second station
      throwing
      > weather data in and it is sending this data every five minutes. :D
      >
      > Thank you very much for pointing me to a right direction.
      >
      > Now that I have it running this way, how about having it send data
      > every minute instead of five? Do you have any suggestion how I do
      > that?
      >
      > Best Regards,
      > Juha.
      > Finland Weather Exchange (FinWX)
      > Helsinki, Finland
      > CW4473 / IUUSIMAA2
      >
      >
      > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      > <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Juha,
      > >
      > > Let me know how it works out.
      > >
      > > One thing I was going to point out on the actions, if you have a
      > long
      > > path in an argument, you must enclose it in double quotes.
      > >
      > > The example I gave was:
      > >
      > > ftp.exe "-n -s:c:\Heavyweather\FTPScript.txt"
      > >
      > > And that works because the -s:C:\Heavyweather\FTPScript.txt
      > argument
      > > does not contain spaces.
      > >
      > > But lets say it is located in C:\Program Files\WUHU:
      > >
      > > ftp.exe "-n "-s:c:\Program Files\WUHU\FTPScript.txt""
      > >
      > > As you can see, the argument with spaces that must be considered
      as
      > > one arguement requires the extra set of double quotes.
      > >
      > > Good luck.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, Juha Jäntti
      > > <jjantti2@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Heath,
      > > >
      > > > So far I've been using Windows FTP as the only option and
      haven't
      > > > used (or even checked) WUHU's Actions at all. This looks very,
      > very
      > > > promising.
      > > >
      > > > This program never cease to amaze me how flexible it is....
      > > > I'll let you know how it turned out.
      > > >
      > > > Best Regards,
      > > > Juha.
      > > > Finland Weather Exchange (FinWX)
      > > > Helsinki, Finland
      > > > CW4473 / IUUSIMAA2
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      > > > <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Juha,
      > > > >
      > > > > If you have already created the setup to use Windows FTP and
      > the
      > > > only
      > > > > issue is the window popping up, there is an easy way to solve
      > > that.
      > > > >
      > > > > When you launch the ftp program from WUHU as an action, you
      can
      > > > > include a keyword that will prevent a window from being shown.
      > > > >
      > > > > For example, lets say you have this as an action:
      > > > >
      > > > > ftp.exe "-n -s:c:\Heavyweather\FTPScript.txt"
      > > > >
      > > > > Just put silent: in front of the action like this:
      > > > >
      > > > > silent:ftp.exe "-n -s:c:\Heavyweather\FTPScript.txt"
      > > > >
      > > > > The program will be launched without a console window.
      > > > >
      > > > > If that works for you, let me know.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, Juha Jäntti
      > > > > <jjantti2@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Hi all...
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Here's a feature I'd really love to see in WUHU, at some
      > point
      > > of
      > > > > time:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > An integrated, simple FTP Client, that connects to an FTP
      > > Server
      > > > or
      > > > > an
      > > > > > array of FTP servers specified in WUHU Configuration
      Data.ini
      > > or
      > > > > some
      > > > > > similar method using the schedule set by the Minimum Upload
      > > > > Interval in
      > > > > > WUHU.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > The reason I'd love to see this in WUHU is that it would
      > > > eliminate
      > > > > a
      > > > > > need for a separate FTP Client software running next to
      WUHU.
      > > For
      > > > > my
      > > > > > part, I'd be sending currdat.lst file to an external server
      > for
      > > > > further
      > > > > > parsing. No logfile generation necessary.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Now... Let me clarify, that I'm aware Windows has it's own
      > FTP
      > > > > client,
      > > > > > but that annoying Command Prompt window popping up every
      time
      > > the
      > > > > > scheduled transfer occurs has become a real hair-ripper and
      I
      > > > > haven't
      > > > > > found a way to make this happen in background with no
      > > additional
      > > > > > windows popping up.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > There are many types of clients available, but they all
      have
      > > one
      > > > > thing
      > > > > > in common: All of them counts as an additional program to
      be
      > > run
      > > > on
      > > > > a
      > > > > > machine and I'm striving for as simple software
      configuration
      > > as
      > > > > > possible.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Just wondering.. How easy/difficult would this be to
      > implement?
      > > > > > Comments, ideas, anyone? :-)
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Best Regards,
      > > > > > Juha
      > > > > > Finland Weather Exchange (FinWX)
      > > > > > Helsinki, Finland
      > > > > > CW4473 / IUUSIMAA2
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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