The /sftp/import Robot
We are happy to import from whatever storage solution suits you best.
/sftp/import Robot imports whole libraries of files from your SFTP servers into Transloadit. This Robot relies on public key authentication.
||(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 SFTP host, user and optional custom public key.
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 SFTP server where to search for files.|
||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
||The port to use for the connection.|
Our /sftp/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.
Import an entire folder of files from an SFTP Server
Blog posts about our /sftp/import Robot
Over the years, we wrote the following posts about our /sftp/import Robot on our blog:
- A Happy 2014 from Transloadit! January 14, 2014
- Introducing Our New /sftp/import Robot October 30, 2012
Did you know?
You can easily combine Robots to create powerful workflows, unique to your business.
This is the power of Transloadit.