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Create Directory on FTP Server

Create Directory on FTP Server

 
In this section you will learn how to create directory on FTP server using java.

Create Directory :

 
You can create new directory on FTP server ,by using FTPClient class method which is mentioned bellow –

boolean makeDirectory(String name) : This method creates new directory on your FTP server. name is your mentioned name of directory.It may be relative as well as absolute.
Here is example :

ftpClient.makeDirectory(“ftpNew”) ; // relative path. It will create directory “ftpNew” in the current directory

ftpClient.makeDirectory(“ftpNew”) ; //absolute path. It will create directory “ftpNew” under server?s root directory.

Example : In this example we are creating new directory in ftp server.

 

import java.io.IOException;

import org.apache.commons.net.ftp.FTPClient;
import org.apache.commons.net.ftp.FTPConnectionClosedException;

class FtpCreateDirectory {
	public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
		FTPClient ftpClient = new FTPClient();
		boolean result;
		try {
			// Connect to the localhost
			ftpClient.connect("localhost");

			// login to ftp server
			result = ftpClient.login("admin", "admin");

			if (result == true) {
				System.out.println("Logged in Successfully !");
			} else {
				System.out.println("Login Fail !");
				return;
			}
			// Changing the working directory
			result = ftpClient.changeWorkingDirectory("/FtpNew");

			if (result == true) {
			System.out.println("New Directory is created on Ftp Server!");
			} else {
			System.out.println("Unable to create new directory!");
			}
		} catch (FTPConnectionClosedException exp) {
			exp.printStackTrace();
		} finally {
			try {
				ftpClient.disconnect();
			} catch (FTPConnectionClosedException exe) {
				System.out.println(exe);
			}
		}
	}
}

 

Output :

 

Logged in Successfully !
New Directory is created on Ftp Server!

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