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Search Files

#1 Post by superherobyday » 2019-10-07 17:09

Is there a way to search for particular words or lines of code within files? The only search feature I can find is Server>Search Remote Files, and the only search options are Filename, Filesize, Path, and Date.

Is there any way to search within the files themselves?

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Re: Search Files

#2 Post by boco » 2019-10-07 20:08

No. Neither FTP nor SFTP can deal with file contents, at all. Neither of them does provide any random access, like modern protocols do. If you want to seek within a file, you have to completely download it, first.
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Re: Search Files

#3 Post by superherobyday » 2019-10-07 20:37

boco wrote:
2019-10-07 20:08
No. Neither FTP nor SFTP can deal with file contents, at all. Neither of them does provide any random access, like modern protocols do. If you want to seek within a file, you have to completely download it, first.
Ok good to know. Thanks.

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