File modification date and time in FTP

Updated 16th Jul 2013: added description for IIS 8.0. FTP protocol provides several ways to obtain a file's last modified date/time. The returned values may vary in time zone or time precision. This article discusses the technological background, describes a behavior of several common FTP servers and discusses…

HOWTO: Solve the “Server certificate was rejected by the verifier” exception

This blogpost applies to Rebex components since version 2012 R3. It's an updated version of a blogpost we publised in 2009. If you wrote an application using Rebex FTP/SSL or Rebex Secure Mail component and get the “Server certificate was rejected by the verifier because…” error when connecting to…

HOWTO: Download all files from a remote FTP directory and save them to a local disk

UPDATE: This blogpost from year 2009 uses old API (GetFiles method), in the new versions of Rebex components there are the newer multiple file operations Upload and Download. See the multiple-file operations feature page for code samples in C# and VB.NET. Quick & dirty (yet a bit naive) directory…

HOWTO: Send mail on behalf of another user

Question Many mail agents including Outlook support sending email from one user on behalf of another one. When you reply to such message, the response is sent to the user on whose behalf the message it was sent. One of the usage scenarios is a support group where emails are…

HOWTO: Download emails from a GMail account in C#

Summary The article shows how to connect to a Google Mail (aka GMail) mailbox, retrieve the message list and download the messages from your C # code using Rebex Secure Mail for .NET component. Setting-up GMail First, you have to enable POP3 access to your GMail mailbox: Go to Settings. Select…