How to list directory content of an FTP server

private string[] GetAnnouncementFileNames(string ftpFolderPath, string ftpUsername, string ftpPassword)
        {
            FtpWebRequest request = (FtpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(ftpFolderPath);
            request.Method = WebRequestMethods.Ftp.ListDirectory;
            request.Credentials = new NetworkCredential(ftpUsername, ftpPassword);

            using (FtpWebResponse response = (FtpWebResponse)request.GetResponse())
            {
                using (Stream responseStream = response.GetResponseStream())
                {
                    using (StreamReader reader = new StreamReader(responseStream))
                    {
                        var fileNameString = reader.ReadToEnd();
                        var fileNames = fileNameString.Split(new string[] { Environment.NewLine },
                            StringSplitOptions.RemoveEmptyEntries);
                        return fileNames;
                    }
                }
            }
        }
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Author: Harshani Nawarathna

Sri Lankan woman in Computing

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