- Login to the application.
- In the menu, select Settings menu > Settings > Connections. See Connections Page.
- In the Connections page, click Create Connection. See Create Connection Window.
- In the Create Connection window, click the SFTP connection card.
Specify the properties for your SFTP server.
Property Description Host
The hostname of the FTP server to which you are connecting. Do not include any protocol identifier (
Port The port number to use to connect to the server. Default port number is
Select one of the following:
basic- authenticate via username and password
SSH Key- authenticate via username and SSH key
User Name The username to use to connect. Password (Basic credential type) The password associated with the username. SSH Key (SSH Key credential type) The SSH key that applies to the username. Test Connection Click this button to test the connection that you have specified. Default Directory Absolute path on the SFTP server where users of the connection can begin browsing. Block Size (Bytes)
Fetch size in bytes for each read from the SFTP server.
NOTE: Raising this value may increase speed of read operations. However, if it is raised too high, resources can become overwhelmed, and the read can fail.
Connection Name The name of the connection as you want it to appear in the application. Description This description is displayed in the application.
For more information, see Create Connection Window.