This operator sample illustrates the use of the TIBCO StreamBase® operator for FTP by sending an FTP client
GET command to an FTP server to retrieve a file.
In the Project Explorer, open the sample you just loaded.
Open the package folder (most samples contain a single package folder. Open the top-level package folder if your sample contains more than one folder).
Open the named application file and click the Run button. This opens the SB Test/Debug perspective and starts the application.
If you see red marks, wait a moment for the project in Studio to load its features.
If red marks do not resolve themselves in a moment, select the project and right-click→ from the context menu.
Press F9 or click the Stop Running Application button.
Observe that there is now a new file in your nodes directory. This was the file retrieved via the FTP
Look at the manual output view for the
OutputStreamand view the inputTuple field to determine the locally written file.
Restart the application.
cmdfield, enter the value
FREE_FORMand click .
Observe in the Application Output tab that the
objectfield contains two numbers. The first is the server response code and the second is the size of the file that you just retrieved, in bytes.
Experiment with different values for
remoteand the operator properties.
If you want more functionality, be sure to change the
Passwordoperator properties to a server to which you have write access.
In StreamBase Studio, import this sample with the following steps:
From the top-level menu, select→ .
ftpto narrow the list of options.
Select TIBCO StreamBase FTP Java operator that performs simple FTP client operations from the Data Constructs and Operators category.
StreamBase Studio creates a project for the sample.
When you load the sample into StreamBase Studio, Studio copies the sample project's files to your Studio workspace, which is normally part of your home directory, with full access rights.
Load this sample in StreamBase Studio, and thereafter use the Studio workspace copy of the sample to run and test it, even when running from the command prompt.
Using the workspace copy of the sample avoids permission problems. The default workspace location for this sample is:
See Default Installation Directories for the default location of
studio-workspace on your system.