In my last blog post I reviewed the SmartFTP Client, where I briefly mentioned that the SmartFTP Client has built-in extensibility support, and I promised to include a script that I've been testing. I have made it abundantly obvious in many of my earlier blog posts that I love writing scripts or extending the functionality of existing products whenever I can, so having built-in extensibility for an FTP client definitely caught my interest.
For this installment in my series about FTP Clients I'm going to review the SmartFTP Client from SmartSoft Ltd. For this blog post I used the SmartFTP Client Ultimate Edition version 4.0.1105.0, and it is available from the following URL:
I have seen many issues over the past few years when customers try to use the FrontPage Server Extensions (FPSE) to send form results via email, and a recent post to forums.iis.net was enough motivation for me to decide to write a blog about this issue. I've helped a lot of customers to get this scenario working, and with that in mind, I'd like to explain a little bit about the technology involved, its limitations, and what I think is the best workaround for the situation.