This is a gem that allows you to test FTP implementations in ruby. It is a minimal single-client FTP server that can be bound to any arbitrary port on localhost.
We want to ensure that our code works, in a way that is agnostic to the implementation used (unlike with stubs or mocks).
FakeFtp is a simple FTP server that fakes out enough of the protocol to get us by, allowing us to test that files get to their intended destination rather than testing how our code does so.
To test passive upload:
require 'fake_ftp' require 'net/ftp' server = FakeFtp::Server.new(21212, 21213) ## 21212 is the control port, which is used by FTP for the primary connection ## 21213 is the data port, used in FTP passive mode to send file contents server.start ftp = Net::FTP.new ftp.connect('127.0.0.1', 21212) ftp.login('user', 'password') ftp.passive = true ftp.put('some_file.txt') ftp.close server.files.should include('some_file.txt') server.file('some_file.txt').bytes.should == 25 server.file('some_file.txt').should be_passive server.file('some_file.txt').should_not be_active server.stop
To test active upload:
server = FakeFtp::Server.new(21212) ## 21212 is the control port, which is used by FTP for the primary connection ## 21213 is the data port, used in FTP passive mode to send file contents server.start ftp = Net::FTP.new ftp.connect('127.0.0.1', 21212) ftp.login('user', 'password') ftp.passive = false ftp.put('some_file.txt') ftp.close server.files.should include('some_file.txt') server.file('some_file.txt').bytes.should == 25 server.file('some_file.txt').should be_active server.file('some_file.txt').should_not be_passive server.stop
Note that many FTP clients default to active, unless specified otherwise.
- http://rubyforge.org/projects/ftpd/ - a simple ftp daemon written by Chris Wanstrath
- http://ruby-doc.org/stdlib/libdoc/gserver/rdoc/index.html - a generic server in the Ruby standard library, by John W Small
- Eric Saxby
- Colin Shield
- liehann (https://github.com/liehann)
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