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Pentaho Data Integration 4 Cookbook by María Carina Roldán, Adrián Sergio Pulvirenti

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Putting files on a remote server

This recipe is similar to the previous one, Getting files from a remote server, but in this case, you want to copy the text files from a local machine to a remote machine using the FTP network protocol and the Put a file with FTP job entry.

Getting ready

You need write access to an FTP server.

How to do it...

Carry out the following steps:

  1. Create a new job. Drop a Start entry into the canvas.
  2. Add a Put a file with FTP job entry from File transfer category.
  3. Under the General tab, type the server name (or its IP address) in the FTP server name / IP address textbox.
  4. Type the port number in the Port textbox. Usually, it is the port 21.
  5. In the Username: and Password: textboxes, type the credentials to log into the FTP server. ...

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