FTP Plug-in Configurations
To perform backup, restoration, or synchronization with the FTP plug-in, you need to create a configuration defining how to connect to an FTP server. The configuration dialog consists of three tabs: General, Proxy and Advanced.
FTP Configuration: General
Under the General tab, you need to specify server address, authorization parameters and, optionally, remote FTP folder.
There are five fields, most of which don’t require additional explanation:
The only required fields are Server, User and Password. To test that everything is filled correctly, click the Test connection button.
FTP Configuration: Proxy
Under the Proxy tab, you can specify settings of a proxy server. Proxy settings in configuration override general proxy settings set in the program (see Proxy Settings for more details).
There are five fields:
If your proxy server doesn’t require authorization, leave User and Password empty.
FTP Configuration: Advanced
Under the Advanced tab, you can change how the plug-in must interact with the FTP server specified under the General tab. The default settings should work well for most servers, but there may be situations when you want to change them.
There are the four main options: