Visual Basic: Internet Control

Microsoft Internet Transfer Control

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The Internet Transfer control provides implementation of two of the most widely used protocols on the Internet, HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and File Transfer Protocol (FTP).

Using the HTTP protocol, you can connect to World Wide Web servers to retrieve HTML documents. With the FTP protocol, you can log on to FTP servers to download and upload files. The UserName and Password properties allow you to log on to private servers that require authentication. Otherwise, you can connect to public FTP servers and download files. Common FTP commands, such as CD and GET, are supported through the Execute method.