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CURL.SetOptionFTPAlternativeToUser

Whether to use alternative USER command.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
CURL 2.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "CURL.SetOptionFTPAlternativeToUser"; curl; Value { ; Encoding } )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
curl The CURL session handle. $curl
Value Whether to use alternative user command. 1
Encoding Optional
The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is UTF-8.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, Arabic-Mac, Arabic-Win, Baltic-Win, CentralEurope-Mac, ChineseSimp-Mac, ChineseSimp-Win, ChineseTrad-Mac, ChineseTrad-Win, Cyrillic-Mac, Cyrillic-Win, EasternEurope-Win, Greek-Mac, Greek-Win, Hebrew-Mac, Hebrew-Win, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2, ISO-8859-3, ISO-8859-4, ISO-8859-5, ISO-8859-6, ISO-8859-7, ISO-8859-8, ISO-8859-9, ISO-8859-15, Korean-Johab, Korean-Mac, Korean-Win, Latin1, Mac, Native, ShiftJIS-Mac, ShiftJIS-Win, Turkish-Mac, Turkish-Win, UTF-8, DOS or Windows. Pass native to use the native encoding of the current platform.
"UTF8"

Result

Returns "OK" on success.

Description

Whether to use alternative USER command.
Pass a string which will be used to authenticate if the usual FTP "USER user" and "PASS password" negotiation fails. This is currently only known to be required when connecting to Tumbleweed's Secure Transport FTPS server using client certificates for authentication.

See also FTP_ALTERNATIVE_TO_USER option in CURL manual.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 5th July 2015


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