Put a file with FTP


The Put A File With FTP action uploads a file to an FTP server.



Option Description

Workflow action name

The name of the workflow action. Note: This name has to be unique in a single workflow. A workflow action can be placed several times on the canvas, however it will be the same workflow action.

FTP server name/IP address

The name of the server or the IP address.


Port number of the FTP server.


The user name associated with FTP server account.


The password associated the FTP server account.

Proxy host

Proxy server host name.

Proxy port

Proxy server port number.

Proxy username

Proxy server account user name.

Proxy password

Proxy server account password.

Binary mode

Enable if files must be transferred in binary mode.


The FTP server timeout in seconds.

Use Active FTP connection

Enable if you are connecting to the FTP server using Active mode; you must set your firewall to accept connections to the port that your FTP client will open. The default is Passive mode.

Control Encoding

Encoding matters when retrieving file names that contain special characters. For Western Europe and the USA, ISO-8859-1 usually suffices. Select encoding that is valid for your server.


Option Description

Local directory

The local directory from which to upload.


Browse the filesystem for a local directory.

Wildcard (regular expression)

Remove files after transferal

Whether or not to remove files after they’ve been uploaded.

Don’t overwrite files

Skip already existing files.

Remote directory

The remote directory.

Test folder

Test if the remote directory exists.

Socks Proxy

Option Description


Socks Proxy host name.


Socks Proxy port number.


User name associated with the Socks Proxy account.


Password associated with the Socks Proxy account.