Automation Workshop includes the Connect to FTP Action that establishes a connection between local machine and a remote FTP server · See FTP automation highlights.
The FTP (File Transfer Protocol) connection is then used to monitor for file or directory changes or to perform Cloud and FTP Actions that can upload, download, synchronize, list, move, rename, delete, or perform other operations with files and folders.
Features & highlights
- Supports the most recent TLS and SSL standards, to securely connect to FTP servers and upload, download files, or synchronize directories.
- Make either passive or active connection to FTP servers.
- Supports Implicit FTP-SSL and Explicit FTPES protocols.
- Supports both unencrypted FTP and encrypted FTPS connections.
- Supports authenticating with both user credentials and client certificates.
- Validates server based on any fingerprint, CA trusted certificates, or specific certificate fingerprints (SHA-1 and SHA-256).
- FTP Actions support the ASCII and Binary transfer modes to seamlessly convert files between Windows and Linux text file encodings.
- Custom connection options (and proxy settings) allow to fine-tune specific parameters for connecting to FTP server.
- Connect to a remote Linux or Windows FTP server to manipulate the remote files automatically using a built-in Task Scheduler or using advanced triggering capabilities of Automation Workshop.
- No coding is required to create an automated task that can auto-detect a new remote file, download it, then print it to the default printer or send it by email as an attachment.
- Audit remote FTP or FTPS server file system using List Remote Files Action and Remote File Information Action, and email audits daily, weekly, or monthly.
- Other network protocols are also supported to connect to SFTP, WebDAV, or Amazon S3 bucket, Google Cloud Storage, and DigitalOcean Spaces · See all networking services.
- Connection · Set up a secure FTP connection.
- Advanced · Server certificate validation options.
- Options · Name the FTP connection and set up the advanced error processing.
- Dynamic variables & Events of the Connect to FTP.
- Streamline automation processes by connecting Triggers and Actions using Variable Wizard.
- Connect to FTP · Monitor an FTP for new and changed files.
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