The PutFile method copies an existing file from the local
system to the server. If the local file already exists, it is
Note that not all servers honor the request to restart a file
transfer. Notably, a Windows IIS server will return an error if a
non-zero restart offset is specified. It is not recommended that you
restart text file transfers since differences between end-of-line
characters can result in byte offset differences between the local
and server system.
If the AppendFile property is True, then the file contents
will be appended to the file specified on the server, if it exists.
Otherwise, the remote file will be overwritten.
Note that PutFile for HTTP requires that the server support
the PUT command. This typically requires that you specify version 1.1
of the protocol and authenticate the client session with a user name
A value of zero is returned if the operation was successful,
otherwise a non-zero error code is returned which indicates the cause
of the failure.
A byte offset cannot be specified using the
freeware version of this component. Restarting a file transfer is only
supported with the commercial version of SocketTools.