FTP

An FTP is a standard protocol to transfer files over the Internet.

Integrations and Connectors

AgilePoint NX integrates in these ways with FTP:

  • File repository for process-based apps
  • File repository for eForms
  • Access tokens

File Repository for Process-Based Apps

FTP can be as a file repository (also called a data source in a process-based app. There are many activities that let you upload and download files from various third-party repositories.

Figure: Sample file transfer repository configuration screen

Sample file transfer repository configuration screen

File Repository for eForms

FTP can be as a file repository to upload and download files in eForms. In an eForm or form-based app, file transfer is handled with the File Upload form control.

Figure: Sample file repository for eForm configuration screen

Sample file repository for eForm configuration screen

Access Tokens

You can create access tokens for FTP.

An access token is a secure object that stores an endpoint (usually a URL) and authentication credentials to connect to a service or technology. Often this is an external or third-party service, like Salesforce or SharePoint, but access tokens can also connect to an AgilePoint NX enviornment, local database, or other types of technologies. Once an access token is created, app designers can simply select and reuse it, rather than entering the credentials each time they are needed.

For more information, refer to Access token for FTP.

Figure: FTP Access Token Configuration screen

FTP Access Token Configuration screen

Related Topics

Examples

Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?

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Keywords

FTP, file transfer protocol, file share, file sharing, file transfer