The /ftp/store Robot

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The /ftp/store Robot exports encoding results to your FTP servers. No public key authentication is required. This Robot relies on password access.

Parameters

Name Type Default Description
user (required) String The username for the FTP connection.
password (required) String The password for the FTP connection.
host (required) String The host to which the FTP connection is established.
path String "${unique_prefix}/${file.url_name}" The path at which the file is to be stored. This can contain any available Assembly variables. Please note that you might need to include your homedir at the beginning of the path.
url_template String "http://{HOST}/{PATH}" The URL of the file in the result JSON. The following Assembly variables are supported.
ssl_url_template String "https://{HOST}/{PATH}" The SSL URL of the file in the result JSON. The following Assembly variables are supported.

Live demos

Our /ftp/store Robot can be used in combination with other Robots, to create powerful workflows unique to your use case.
Here are a few example scenarios, and the required the Assembly Instructions to implement them.
You can also try demos of these examples right here, live on our website.

Store all uploaded files on an FTP server

{
  "steps": {
    "exported": {
      "use": [":original"],
      "user": "YOUR_FTP_USER",
      "robot": "/ftp/store",
      "host": "ftp-demo.transloadit.com",
      "password": "YOUR_FTP_PASSWORD",
      "path": "uploads/make/this/dir/if/you/!_like/${file.url_name}",
      "url_template": "http://ftp-demo.transloadit.com:81/make/this/dir/if/you/!_like/${file.url_name}"
    }
  }
}

Our /ftp/store robot blog posts

Over the years we wrote the following posts about Our /ftp/store robot on our blog:

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This is the power of Transloadit.