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Native FTP

Description

 

SessionFtpLarge

This entry is used to define and configure a Native FTP session.

 

The Native FTP entry offers plain FTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) operations.

 

Settings

 

General

 

Native FTP - FTP Settings tab

Native FTP - FTP Settings tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Host

Enter the host name or IP address of the device to connect.

Browse...

Provides the list of computers discovered on your network. This can take a few moments to generate.

Port

Click on the link to modify the port number. Set the port to  to use the default port.

Port generator clip10422

Click on the icon to open the Port Generator.

Username

Enter the username to connect to the host.

Password

Enter the password to connect to the host.

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Click on the view icon to view your password.

Click on the hide icon to hide your password.

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Click on the icon to display the Password Generator.

Always prompt for password

Check this option to be prompted for the password upon every usage of this entry. It also has the effect of preventing the password from being specified.

Directory

Set the initial directory to this value upon connection.

Passive Mode

Enable or disable the FTP passive mode.

Verbose level

Select the verbose level of information that is displayed in the logging window.

Log enabled

Check the box to enable the logging.

 

Security Settings

 

Native FTP - Security Settings tab

Native FTP - Security Settings tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Security type

Specify the security type used for the Native FTP connection. Select between:

No Security

Explicit TLS or SSL

Implicit TLS or SSL

Allowed protocol

When Explicit or Implicit TLS/SSL is chosen, you can specify the protocol to use.

Clear command channel

Credentials are encrypted, but not the FTP commands themselves. This is only for the command channel.

Secure transfers

Indicates if encryption of the data itself is performed. Often the administrators need to protect only the credentials.

 

tpSSHSettings

 

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

 

Native FTP - tpSSHSettings tab

Native FTP - tpSSHSettings tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Host

Enter the name of the host to access the FTP over SSH.

Username

Enter the username to access the FTP Server over SSH.

Password

Enter the 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.

 

Proxy Settings

 

Native FTP - Proxy Settings tab

Native FTP - Proxy Settings tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Use proxy

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

Host

Enter the proxy server host name or IP address.

Browse...

Provides the list of computers discovered on your network. This can take a few moments to generate.

Port

Click on the link to modify the port number. Set the port to  to use the default port.

Port generator clip10422

Click on the icon to open the Port Generator.

Username

Enter the username to access the Proxy server.

Password

Enter the password to access the Proxy server.

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Click on the view icon to view your password.

Click on the hide icon to hide your password.