Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2003 10:41:09 -0400
Reply-To: "Richard A. DeVenezia" <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
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From: "Richard A. DeVenezia" <radevenz@IX.NETCOM.COM>
Subject: Re: fileref() ,fileexit()....
"ben" <benpub7@YAHOO.COM> wrote in message
> I assigned a file reference for a file on remote site:
> filename dds ftp "mmmm.xxx"
> cd="xxx" user='xxxx' pass='xxxxx'
> host='www.abc.com' recfm=v prompt;
> then I wanted to justify if the file is located or not with function
> fileref('dds') or fexist(..) ,fileexist(..).....it doesn't work.
> what goes wrong here?
> Thanks for your help.
You can run a data step to read the FTP file directory.
group:comp.soft-sys.sas read ftp directory
Richard A. DeVenezia