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Built-in SFTP

Description

 

Built-in SFTP allows the use of SSH File Transfer Protocol (read more on Wikipedia).

 

Only SSH v2 is supported. SSH v1 has inherent design flaws which makes it vulnerable and has been generally considered obsolete.

 

Settings

 

SFTP Settings

SFTP - SFTP Settings

SFTP - SFTP Settings

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Host

Host name / IP address of host

Port

Port number to use

Username

Enter the username to connect

Password

Enter the password to connect

Always ask for password

Check in order to always prompt for the password when connecting.

Directory

Set the initial directory to this value upon connection.

Timeout (seconds)

Set the number of seconds before the connection timeout if the connection is not available.

Download speed

Specify a maximum download speed if desired. Useful to preserve network bandwidth for other applications.

Upload speed

Specify a maximum upload speed if desired. Useful to preserve network bandwidth for other applications.

Use large buffers

This sets the communication library to attempt to optimize the transfer by adjusting network options. In many case you should see a performance improvement.

Allow copy operation

This option will enable the "Copy" menu to appear. The copy operation is in fact a download followed by an upload. Therefore is the remote content is highly sensitive for security reasons, or the operation can be detrimental to performance, it is best to disable the operation.

Show files in tree view

This enables showing the files in the left hand tree view instead of only in the file list.

Logging Level

Sets the level of information that is displayed in the logging window. Useful to diagnose problems.

Select between:

Info

Debug

Verbose

Errors only

Transfer type

Select between those 2 transfer type:

ASCII

Binary

 

Proxy Settings

SFTP - Proxy Settings

SFTP - Proxy Settings

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Proxy

Proxy server or IP address of the proxy server.

Port

Port number to use.

Bypass Proxy on local

Bypass the proxy server when connecting on a remote computer who has a local IP address.

Proxy type

Specify the proxy type to use. Select between:

Socks4

Socks4a

Socks5

HttpConnect

Authentication

Indicate the type of authentication. Select between:

Basic

NTLM

Username

Enter the username to connect on the proxy.

Domain

Enter the domain to connect on the proxy.

Password

Enter the password to connect on the proxy.

 

Private Key

SFTP - Private Key

SFTP - Private Key

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Private key type

Select between:

No private key

File

Data

Repository

My personal private key

Private Vault

Repository

When the repository private key type is selected, the repository option is available. Select the proper repository to use.

Passphrase

Enter the passphrase to connect.

Prompt for passphrase

Always ask for the passphrase.

File

Select your file for your private key.

Private Key Data

Insert your private key data.

 

Local

SFTP - Local

SFTP - Local

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Local Path

Default local file path to open in local file left pane.

Show local files

Show local file in left pane of window.