I am writing a program and tit utilizes the FTP DOS command. the full command line I want to run is ftp -s:test.dat my program makes the test.dat file and there is no problem doing that... the problem comes when I try to run my program. it compiles with the code: Process proc = Runtime.getRuntime().exec( "ftp -s:test.dat"); my program runs also but it does not seem to run the command. can someone please help me... thanks so much for your time! stewart
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