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FtpWebRequest
As I described in my previous post, I use the Windows CE Ftp File Server for remote browsing the device's file system. I also use it to update the device's firmware. Some time ago I wrote .NET C# code to initiate the firmware upgrade from a desktop Windows PC. I decided to use the .NET System.Net.FtpWebRequest library. At first everything seemed to work quite well and the code was easy to use. Until at a certain date the firmware upgrade failed. The WireShark trace revealed "an unrecognized command" ......

Posted On Monday, September 2, 2013 8:25 PM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ Windows CE Windows Embedded Compact Ftp FtpWebRequest Microsoft ]

Ftp server in Windows Embedded Compact 2013
With the introduction of Windows Embedded Compact 2013 (aka Windows CE 8.0), the good old File Explorer is no longer present. On itself I understand why Microsoft did this - what end-user application needs a File Explorer? - but during DEBUG development, it was/is a helpful tool. So what are your options as a developer (debugger)? - Add the Command Shell to your image. Ok if you can type fast (I am not) - Add the Telnet Server to your image. Ok if you can type fast (I am not) - Add the Ftp File Server ......

Posted On Sunday, September 1, 2013 9:22 PM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ Windows CE Windows Embedded Compact Embedded RTOS Ftp Microsoft ]

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