The /ftp/import Robot
We are happy to import from whatever storage solution suits you best.
/ftp/import Robot imports whole libraries of files from your FTP servers into Transloadit. No public key authentication is required. This Robot relies on password access.
||(required) String||Please create your associated Template Credentials in your Transloadit account and use the name
of your Template Credentials as this parameter's value.
They will contain the values for your FTP host, user and password.
While we recommend to use Template Credentials at all times, some use cases demand dynamic credentials for which using
Template Credentials with their static nature is too unwieldy. If you have this requirement, feel free to use the following
||(required) String||The path on your FTP server where to search for files. Files are imported recursively from all sub-directories and sub-sub-directories (and so on) from this path.|
||There might be an error coming up when trying to extract meta data from your imported files. This happens for files that are zero bytes big for example. Setting this to
||Determines if passive mode should be used for the FTP connection.|
Our /ftp/import 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 Assembly Instructions to implement them.
You can also try demos of these examples right here, live on our website.
Copy many files from FTP into an Amazon S3 bucket
Import files from an FTP server
Blog posts about our /ftp/import Robot
Over the years we wrote the following posts about our /ftp/import Robot on our blog:
Did you know?
You can easily combine Robots to create powerful workflows, unique to your business.
This is the power of Transloadit.