List the subdirectories and files in a directory of a Web hosting account.


Use this command to create a list of subdirectories and files in a directory in your Web hosting account.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on

Log on to with Login ID resellwebid, password resellwebpw.

The Change Directory box on the right side of the page displays some of the results of the ListWebFiles command.


The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • The Web hosting account must belong to this domain name account.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:


Parameter Status Description Max Size
UID Required Account login ID 20
PW Required Account password 20
HostAccount Required Web hosting account name 14
Directory Required Name of the directory to list contents of. Use format Directory=/DirectoryName/SubdirectoryName Specify the directory path from the root, backslash—or forward slash—delimited, with an initial backslash, forward slash, or no slash. 254
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Options are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
DirectoryNameX Responses in HTML or text format are numbered, X=1 to FileCount Name of a subdirectory in the directory specified in the query string
DirectoryAppX Is this subdirectory enabled for IIS applications?
FileNameX Name of a file in the directory specified in the query string
FolderCount Number of subdirectories in the directory specified in the query string
FileCount Number of files in the directory specified in the query string
ServerIP IP address of the Web server of this Web hosting account
Successful Success status of the query
Command Name of command executed
ErrCount The number of errors if any occurred. If greater than 0 check the Err(1 to ErrCount) values.
Err(x) Error messages explaining the failure. These can be presented as is back to the client.
Done True indicates this entire response has reached you successfully.



  • The default response format is plain text. To receive the response in HTML or XML format, send ResponseType=HTML or ResponseType=XML in your request.
  • Check the return parameter ErrCount. If greater than 0 the transaction failed. The parameter Err(ErrCount) can be presented to the client. Otherwise process the returned parameters as defined above.