Connect to SFTP

Automation Workshop includes the Connect to SFTP Action that establishes connection between local machine and a remote SFTP server · See FTP automation highlights.

The SFTP SSH File Transfer Protocol connection is then used to monitor for file or folder changes or to perform Cloud and FTP Actions that include options to upload, download, synchronize, list, move, rename, delete and create files and directories.

Features & highlights

  • Securely connect to any regular SFTP server.
  • Supports AWS Transfer for SFTP features. Simply enable this option in AWS Management Console, to make the connection. For best experience, use built-in Connect to Amazon S3 Action.
  • Supports SFTP SSH and SCP SSH connection types.
  • Supports authenticating both with user credentials and SSH keys.
  • Supports server validation based on certificate fingerprints.
YouTube video · Synchronize SFTP server files & documents

Usage examples


  • Connection · Setup secure SFTP connection.
  • Advanced · Server validation options.
  • Options · Name the SFTP connection and setup advanced error processing.




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Automated trigger · Amazon S3 Watcher
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Automate action · FTP Watcher
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