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Uploading file to a server via ftplib from a html form?

Posted 27 February 2014 - 10:30 AM

Hello everyone,

I have been working on creating a simple ftplib upload script that can send a file to a server. Everything works fine but now I want to know if its possible to use a html form to allow a user to chose the file to be uploaded. This would mean defining the file from the form in the script. I am unsure of how to go about this?

Here is my ftp upload script:
import ftplib

filename = 'test.doc'
ftp = ftplib.FTP('ftp.*******.com')
ftp = ftp.login('****','*****')
myfile = open('/Users/Joey/Downloads/test.doc', 'rb')
ftp.storbinary('STOR ' + filename, myfile)

I have been using the Python shell to execute this script, will I need to make changes if I wanted this script to be executed when the user submits the form?

I am using wamp as a local server to host my simple html form on a webpage. I am assuming you need a variable to record the file chosen from the form, instead of my script just having the test file already written?

Thanks for any help in advance

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