How to synchronize with SFTP sever

How to synchronize with SFTP sever.

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How to setup a task to synchronize with SFTP sever folder.

Setup Task to sync SFTP

1. Click explorer to select the local folder into the "Folder1" edit box.

2. Select the synchronization direction.

: One-way synchronize from Folder1 to Folder2.
: One-way synchronize from Folder2 to Folder1.
Two-way synchronization.

3. Click explorer to select the SFTP folder into the "Folder2" edit box.

(1). Select "SFTP - SSH File Transfer Protocol" in the "File System" list.

(2). Setup the parameters for connecting to the SFTP sever.

Server:  The hostname of the SFTP sever, like "sftp.sever.com". Or the ip address, like "192.168.10.1".

User and Password: The user account.

Port: The TCP/IP port, usually it is 22.

NOTE: Please add this port to the exception list of the Windows Firewall and Anti-virus software, otherwise the port may be blocked.

Time out: The time length that the connection waits for the data arriving. If data does not arrive in this period, the link is disconnected.

Use Proxy:

If the local computer is behind a firewall or NAT, usually the computer needs the proxy to connect to the SFTP sever.

If this option is checked at the first time, the "SFTP Proxy" global option dialog box will be popped up for setup up the settings of the SFTP proxy sever.

"Advanced":

Click here for how to setup the SFTP advanced settings.

(3). After set up the SFTP host name and account, press "Go" button to connect to the SFTP sever, and list the folders in the SFTP sever to the tree view.

The log window below the treeview logs all the commands sent to the SFTP sever, and responses from the SFTP sever. If the connection between BestSync and SFTP sever can not be established successfully, please check the log.

(4). Select the folder in the tree view.

(5). Click "OK" button to end the dialog box

4. Press "Next" to set other options, or press "Finish" to end the task wizard.