File Transfer

File Transfer

Reference > Connections > File Transfer >


The File Transfer page allows you to configure basic connection settings including the connection type and port.


File Transfer Properties

Display Name (required)

Enter a display name for object.



Click the color picker button in the display name text box to select a color. In the User Interface settings you can configure to show the color in the navigation tree, the connection tab or as connection border.



Click the icon picker button next in the display name text box to select and assign a custom icon to the object.


Connection Type

Choose from FTP, SFTP and SCP connection types.


Computer Name (required)

Enter the computer name or the IP address.


Click on the browse button (...) to open the Entry Editor dialog. The entry editor can be used to search for computers in your network and to add multiple entries for different servers with the same settings at the same time (when supported).


Alternatively, you can also just specify more computer names by separating them with a semicolon for bulk-add operations.



Specify the TCP port for the File Transfer connection. The default port for FTP is 21, for SFTP and SCP the default port is 22.


Enter a description for the object.


MAC Address

Use this optional field to record the remote computer's MAC address. You can then use this field in templates or tasks, like a wake-on-lan task, for example.