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Open Secure FTP Connection Action

Description:

This Action establishes a secure connection to a remote FTP server.

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Properties:

Ftp Server:

Enter the FTP Server address here.

Port:

Choose which port to use for the FTP Server.

Secure FTP Protocol:

Choose the FTP protocol you wish to use to encrypt your connection.

Authentication Method:

Choose the method you wish to use to authenticate yourself on the FTP server. You have the choice between using a username and password or username and a private key file, which may or may not protected by a passphrase.

User Name:

Enter the User Name for this FTP Server here.

Enter Password:

If you choose 'directly', the password entered in the Password field will be hidden. If you choose 'as variable' it will expect you to enter a variable and treat the '%' as an indicator of a variable, not part of the password.

Password:

Enter the Password here. You may enter either a text, or a variable containing the password depending on the selection of the previous property (Enter Password).

File Path to Private Key:

If the authentication method is set to "Private Key" enter here the path to the file containing the private key to be used for authentication.

Enter Private Key Pass Phrase:

If you choose 'directly', the passphrase entered in the Private Key Pass Phrase field will be hidden. If you choose 'as variable' it will expect you to enter a variable and treat the '%' as an indicator of a variable, not part of the password.

Private Key Pass Phrase:

Enter the private key passphrase here. You may enter either a text, or a variable containing the password depending on the selection of the previous property (Enter Private Key Pass Phrase).

Accept Untrusted Certificates:

Choose whether the server should accept untrusted certificates.

Store Connection into:

Enter the name of the Variable that will store the specific FTP Connection for use with later FTP Actions. This allows you to specify which, of possibly several, FTP Connection to access.