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My script looks something like this:

ftp -i -d -s:C:\Automation\FTP_Config_Files\FTP.txt

My FTP.txt reads like this:

open xx.yy.xx.zz
user
password
lcd Z:\
cd /inetpub/wwwroot
mdelete *
mput *
quit

Basically I want to delete ALL files and folders (about 10 folders and 25 files) in the "/inetpub/wwwroot" directory, however mdelete * is not deleting the directories. Can anyone give any insight on this dilemma I face. I can only do this via cmd for automation purposes (to deter the answers like use FileZilla or CuteFTP). Thank you!

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migrated from stackoverflow.com Nov 8 '12 at 15:07

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mdelete will only delete a directory if it's empty.

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