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Connect to FTP

Connect to FTP (File Transfer Protocol) server to monitor for file changes or perform a variety of operations with remote files and directories.

Server FTP server name or IP address.
Port FTP server port to connect. Usually FTP and explicit FTPS use port 21 while implicit FTPS uses port 990.
Connection Connect to FTP supports both non-encrypted (plain) and encrypted (FTP-SSL) connections.
  • Plain · non-encrypted FTP connection.
  • Explicit FTPS · current version of secure FTPES that negotiates encryption mode during connection.
  • Implicit FTPS · earlier version of secure FTPS that connects to server directly in encrypted mode.
Authentication Depending on server settings, use user credentials or user credentials with client certificate.
  • User credentials · provide FTP connection username and password.
  • Credentials with a client certificate · if required, provide client certificate and passphrase.
Username Specify username.
Password Specify password.
Client certificate path For client certificate authentication provide client certificate file. Supported formats—Personal Information Exchange (.pfx or .p12); Base64 encoded X.509 (.pem or .key) · Learn more
Certificate passphrase For client certificate authentication provide certificate passphrase.
Mask passwordMask passwordTo maximize security, mask the the password characters. While enabled, it is not possible to use Variable Wizard.
BrowseBrowseUse Browse to select particular file or folder on local disk, network share on LAN (local area network), etc.
Variable WizardVariable WizardUse Variable Wizard for advanced data input, such as, taking parameter from file, associated Trigger or other Action, etc.


  • Some FTP servers require Windows domain username, for example: Domain\username.
  • For some FTP servers it may be necessary to change stateful FTP firewall setting.

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Recent news
  • January 7, 2020
    Automation Workshop v4.0.0 introduces SFTP, FTP, Amazon S3 and WebDAV watchers. 15 new Cloud & FTP Actions. Entirely new and redesigned user experience across entire product.
  • March 14, 2019
    Automation Workshop v3.2.0 ensure smooth For each Action execution. Also, improves Task opening speed.
  • January 3, 2019
    Automation Workshop v3.1.0 with Windows Server 2019 support and multiple UX and UI improvements.
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