Connect & Ingest data from / into an FTP connection

Sling CLI Setup

The following credentials keys are accepted:

  • host (required) -> The hostname / ip of the machine

  • user (required) -> The username to access the machine

  • port (optional. Default is 21)

  • password (optional) -> The password to access the machine

  • ftps (optional since v1.2.12) -> Whether to use FTPS (true or false)

Here are examples of setting a connection named MY_FTP. We must provide the type=ftp property:

$ sling conns set MY_FTP type=ftp host=<host> user=<user> password=<password> port=<port>

# Or use url
$ sling conns set MY_FTP url=ftp://myuser:mypass@host.ip:21

Environment Variable

In JSON/YAML format:

export MY_FTP='{ type: ftp, url: "ftp://myuser:mypass@host.ip:21" }'

Sling Env File YAML

See here to learn more about the sling env.yaml file.

    type: ftp
    host: <host>
    user: <user>
    port: <port>
    password: <password>

    url: "ftp://myuser:mypass@host.ip:21"

If you are facing issues connecting, please reach out to us at support@slingdata.io, on discord or open a Github Issue here.

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