tFTPConnection Standard properties - 6.4

FTP

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Data Governance > Third-party systems > Internet components (Integration) > FTP components
Data Quality and Preparation > Third-party systems > Internet components (Integration) > FTP components
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These properties are used to configure tFTPConnection running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard tFTPConnection component belongs to the Internet family.

The component in this framework is available in all Talend products.

Basic settings

Property Type

Either Built-In or Repository.

  • Built-In: No property data stored centrally.

  • Repository: Select the Repository file where properties are stored. The following fields are pre-filled in using fetched data.

Since version 5.6, both the Built-In mode and the Repository mode are available in any of the Talend solutions.

Host

Enter the IP address or hostname of the FTP server.

Port

Enter the listening port number of the FTP server.

Username and Password

Enter the user authentication data to access the FTP server.

To enter the password, click the [...] button next to the password field, and then in the pop-up dialog box enter the password between double quotes and click OK to save the settings.

SFTP Support

Select this check box to connect to the FTP server via an SFTP connection. The following properties will be available:

Authentication method: Select the SFTP authentication method, either Public key or Password.
  • Public key: Enter the path to the private key and the passphrase for the key in the Private key and Key Passphrase fields correspondingly.

  • Password: Enter the password required.

Filename encoding: Select this check box to set the encoding used to convert file names from Strings to bytes. It should be the same encoding used on the SFTP server.
Note:

If the SFTP server's version is greater than 3, the encoding should be UTF-8, or else an error occurs.

Warning: This option does not work with an HTTP/HTTPS proxy. If you need a proxy, set a SOCKS proxy in the Advanced settings tab.

FTPS Support

Select this check box to connect to the FTP server via an FTPS connection. The following properties will be available:

Keystore File: Enter the access path to the keystore file (password protected file containing several keys and certificates).

Keystore Password: Enter your keystore password.

Security Mode: Select the security mode from the list, either Implicit or Explicit.

If you are using an HTTP proxy, via a tSetProxy component for example, you need to select this check box and set the connection mode to Passive.

Connection Mode

Select the connect mode from the list, either Passive or Active.

Encoding

Select an encoding type from the list, or select Custom and define it manually. This field is compulsory for DB data handling.

Advanced settings

Use Socks Proxy

Select this check box if you want to use a proxy. Then, set the Host, Port, User and Password proxy fields.

tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to gather the Job processing metadata at a Job level as well as at each component level.

Global Variables

Global Variables

ERROR_MESSAGE: the error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string. This variable functions only if the Die on error check box is cleared, if the component has this check box.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl + Space to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For further information about variables, see Talend Studio User Guide.

Usage

Usage rule

This component is typically used as a single-component sub-job. It is used along with other FTP components.

Limitation

Due to license incompatibility, one or more JARs required to use this component are not provided. You can install the missing JARs for this particular component by clicking the Install button on the Component tab view. You can also find out and add all missing JARs easily on the Modules tab in the Integration perspective of your studio. For details, see Installing external modules.