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Run Multiple Instances of Bucket Commander

Bucket Explorer allows you to create multiple Commander Configuration XML files using ‘ Edit Commander Config ’ option from Tools menu or it can be created manually. You can save Commander Configuration XML file with desired name and at desired location on your local system. You can create multiple Commander Configuration XML files and can process them by providing their valid path at Bucket Commander action "configfilename". It will enhance Bucket Commander scheduling .

To run multiple instances of Bucket Commander, follow the steps below:

  1. Create multiple configurations for upload , download and copy using Tools -> Commander -> Edit Commander Config File option of Bucket Explorer or manually.
    Refer to this page to create configuration file. It will explain in more details - How to set configuration for Bucket Commander manually? or you can use How to configure Bucket Commander for upload, download and copy from Bucket Explorer UI?
  2. After creating multiple config files for Bucket Commander, you can run multiple instances of Commander from multiple command prompts.
    To get more details about running commander; refer to How to run Bucket Commander?

The format of the commander configuration file will be as below:


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?>
<root>
<Debug>off</Debug>
<IgnoreRootFolderInQueueOperation>false</IgnoreRootFolderInQueueOperation>
<Upload>
<UploadContents>
<ParentVirtualFolderPath/>
<CompareNameAndSize>true</CompareNameAndSize>
<Overwrite>true</Overwrite>
<FileList>
<FilePath>C:\Documents and Settings\Users\My Documents\FAQAnswers.doc</FilePath>
</FileList>
<Bucket>uploadsinglefiletest</Bucket>
</UploadContents>
</Upload>
<Download>
<DownloadContents>
<ParentVirtualFolderPath/>
<CompareNameAndSize>true</CompareNameAndSize>
<Overwrite>true</Overwrite>
<Bucket>basicTest</Bucket>
<DestinationFolderPath>C:\Documents and Settings\Users\Desktop</DestinationFolderPath>
<ObjectList>
<ObjectPath Type="File">Set_grantee.doc</ObjectPath>
</ObjectList>
</DownloadContents>
</Download>
<CopyBucket>
<Copy>
<DestinationBucket>testTool</DestinationBucket>
<CompareNameAndSize>true</CompareNameAndSize>
<Overwrite>true</Overwrite>
<SourceBucket>uploadsinglefiletest</SourceBucket>
</Copy>
</CopyBucket>
<Debug>off</Debug>
</root>