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  • shiju_joy007
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 I am trying to download files from ftp server using my credential.  But i am not able to view any directories 


i am getting error at ftp.retrlines('LIST') command, Please suggest, any permissij  required, i  don't have any issue same  from FileZilla and other Camera Uplaod

2020-07-05 19:11:25.114255

Ftp connection started at   19:11:25

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Successfully connected to ftp server

navagating to the ftp directory....starts


Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "E:\MyDev\Python\", line 39, in <module>


  File "E:\python\lib\", line 455, in retrlines

    with self.transfercmd(cmd) as conn, \

  File "E:\python\lib\", line 386, in transfercmd

    return self.ntransfercmd(cmd, rest)[0]

  File "E:\python\lib\", line 352, in ntransfercmd

    resp = self.sendcmd(cmd)

  File "E:\python\lib\", line 279, in sendcmd

    return self.getresp()

  File "E:\python\lib\", line 252, in getresp

    raise error_perm(resp)

ftplib.error_perm: 550 Directory not found.


7/5/2020 6:45:02 AM

  • DriveHQ_Support
  • (642 posts)
Subject: Re:Python Code to download file from my ftp path

DriveHQ's FTP hosting service cannot be used for IP cameras, keyloggers and similar devices/programs. It is clearly stated in our membership agreement.

For IP cameras/DVRs, please use CameraFTP is a DriveHQ subsidiary. It is a leading cloud recording / home & business monitoring service provider. CameraFTP offers far better features than DriveHQ for IP cameras and DVRs. Please visit: for more info.

CameraFTP has the most flexible service plans. You are not locked in with one hardware/service vendor. You can fully customize the service plan based on your budget, requirements and camera capabilities. It supports image recording, video recording and time-lapse recording.


DriveHQ is a leading enterprise FTP server hosting service provider. It offers all regular FTP, SFTP and FTPS features. Moreover, it is seamlessly integrated with DriveHQ's very broad enterprise cloud IT service. You can upload/download files using website, DriveHQ FileManager client software, or WebDAV Drive Mapping service. We offer the most reliable and efficient Cloud File Server/WebDAV Drive Mapping service. Many companies use our cloud file server to replace their on-premise file servers. Employees don't need to be trained as it works just like a local drive.


7/5/2020 12:28:47 PM

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