Download one or more files or folders from a remote server. Supported server types are FTP, SFTP, Amazon S3, and WebDAV. The connection to server has to be established before downloading files and directories.

DownloadDetails
Remote file Use file path and mask to download files and folders from a remote server. File mask *.* designates all files and folders in the specified folder · Learn file masks and wildcards & advanced SFTP wildcards
Save to If Save to parameter ends with a backslash character \, it refers to folder where files will be downloaded. If Save to parameter has no backslash character at the end, it refers to the file name to which downloaded files will be renamed.

If file mask or wildcards are used, all downloaded files can be renamed. For example, to match all text files and rename them during download to comma-separated value files, use *.txt mask for Remote file parameter and *.csv file mask for Save to parameter (along with folder path).
Delete remote file after successful download When the files are successfully downloaded to a local folder, they will be removed from the remote server.
Use connectionSelect connection to use for file downloading. If Task contains no connections, the new connection window will be opened to establish a connection to SFTP, FTP, Amazon S3 or WebDAV server.
BrowseBrowse buttonUse Browse to select particular file or folder on local disk, network share on LAN (local area network), etc.
Variable WizardVariable Wizard buttonUse Variable Wizard for advanced data input, such as, taking parameter from file, connected Trigger, or other Action, etc.

Notes

  • Download File Action includes subdirectories that match the wildcard mask. It also deletes matching subdirectories, if Delete option is selected.
  • Existing local files with the same name are automatically overwritten.
  • If file mask matches 0 files, then no files are transferred. Completion status is considered successful in such cases.
  • Filenames with characters that are not valid in Windows file systems are automatically encoded using % hexadecimal representation.

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