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FTP

Description

 

DataSourceFtpLarge

Remote Desktop Manager for Mac 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

 

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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 Host

FTP server name to access the XML file.

Port

Click on Default to edit the port number.

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

Master key

Enter the master key if you wish to store it in the data source.

Always ask master key

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

Log enabled

Create a log file i the location specified below.

Verbose

Enabling Verbose logging will record more information than the usual logging mode.

Log to file

Enter the path for the log file.

 

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 plaint text.

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.

Port

Enter the port to connect on 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. Select between:

Socks4

Socks4a

Socks5

HttpConnect

Authentication

Select the type of authentication mode used to connect on the proxy server. Select between:

Basic

NTLM

Username

Username to access the Proxy server.

Domain

Domain to access the Proxy server.

Password

Password to access the Proxy server.

 

SSH Settings - Credentials

 

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

 

FTP - Proxy Settings tab - Credentials

FTP - Proxy Settings tab - Credentials

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Host

Name of the host to access the FTP over SSH.

Port

Click on Default to modify the Port number if not using the default port.

Username

Username to access the  FTP over SSH.

Password

Password to access the Proxy server.

 

SSH Settings - Private Key

 

FTP - SSH Settings - Private Key

FTP - SSH Settings - Private Key

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Use FTP over SSH

Use FTP over SSH connection.

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.