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FTP

Description

 

Remote Desktop Manager downloads and uploads the session settings directly from file located on an FTP site.

 

Highlights

 

This data source can be shared over the Internet between multiple locations

This is a file-based data source, based on the XML data source

 

Although it can be shared between multiple locations, there is no conflict management for the configuration. If you share with other users you may get update conflicts and run into issues.

 

Settings

 

Connection

FTP - Connection tab

FTP - Connection tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Name

Name of the data source.

FTP Path

FTP server name to access the XML file.

Passive mode

Set the FTP mode to passive.

Username

Username used to access the FTP server.

Password

Password used to access the FTP server.

Filename

Indicate the remote folder and filename for data source XML.

 

Advanced

FTP - Advanced tab

FTP - Advanced tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Always ask master key

Always ask the master key when connecting to the data source. The application will not store any password.

 

Security Settings

FTP - Security Settings tab

FTP - Security Settings tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Security type

Specify the security type used for the FTP connection.

Allowed protocol

Indicate the allowed FTP protocol.

Allowed suites

Indicate the allowed cipher suites.

Clear command channel

If the Clear Control Connection (CCC) setting is enabled, the FTP client connects to the server, negotiates a secure connection, authenticates (sends user and password) and reverts back to plaintext.

Secure transfers

Enable the secure transfers.

Client certificate

Specify the client certificate used for the authentication.

 

Proxy Settings

FTP - Proxy Settings tab

FTP - Proxy Settings tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Use proxy

Enable this option if you wish to use a proxy server.

Proxy

Enter the name of the Proxy Server.

Bypass Proxy on local

For local addresses, the proxy server will not be used.

Proxy type

Specify the proxy type to use.

Authentication

Select the type of authentication mode used to connect on the proxy server such as Basic or NTLM.

Username

Username to access the Proxy server.

Domain

Domain to access the Proxy server.

Password

Password to access the Proxy server.

 

SSH Settings

Enable Use FTP over SSH to change the settings for the Credential or the Private Key.

 

FTP - SSH Settings tab

FTP - SSH Settings tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Use proxy

Enable this option if you wish to use a proxy server.

Use FTP over SSH

Use FTP over SSH connection.

Host

Name of the host to access the FTP over SSH.

Username

Username to access the FTP Server over SSH.

Password

Password to access the FTP Server over SSH.

No private Key

Indicate that no private key is used.

Private key file

Specify the private key filename located on the local disk.

Private key data

Specify the private key data instead of the filename.