Use the options in the Login page to provide site and user login information and set SSL/TLS security for all file transfers over this connection. If you edit a connection that is currently connected, your changes do not take effect until after you disconnect.
Connection Name: Type a file name for your connection options. When you save these settings, the file name extension .ftconfig is automatically appended.
Host Name or IP Address: Type the name or IP address of the host to which you want to connect.
Host Type: The host type determines how the file structure on the host is interpreted. You can change the host by selecting from the drop-down list of available host types.
|The default value under Host Type is Auto-Detect. Many FTP servers use UNIX but do not advertise this. If Attachmate File Transfer fails to automatically detect your host type, try changing this value to UNIX.|
Enable SSL/TLS: Select to use SSL/TLS security encryption during all file transfers with this connection.
SSL/TLS Version: Select from the drop-down list the desired version of security encryption. Dimmed unless Enable SSL/TLS is selected.
Use Client Authentication: Select to use certificate-based authentication. Dimmed unless Enable SSL/TLS is selected.
PrivateKey/Certificate File: Type the path and filename of the Private Key or Certificate. The adjacent button may be utilzed to browse to the file. Dimmed unless Use Client Authentication is selected.
PrivateKey/Certificate Password: Type the password of the Private Key or Certificate. Dimmed unless Use Client Authentication is selected.
Login Information: Type the information required to log in to the specified host.
User ID: Type your user name.
Anonymous Login: Select this box to log in to the selected host as User Anonymous. The user ID is Anonymous, and the password is your email address.
Password: Type your password, which is hidden as a series of asterisks.
Save Password: Select this option to save your password in your connection file.
|Use caution when saving your password in a connection file. Although your password is encrypted when it is saved, it can still be copied by another user. If you dont save your password, it is used only for the current session. When you use this connection in subsequent sessions, you are prompted to supply a password.|
Account: Type your account name if it is required by your host; otherwise, leave this option blank. Some hosts require an account name before connecting. VM/CMS hosts use the account as the password to the users default folder.
Email Address: Type your email address (yourname@yourlocation). The information you type here is used as the default password when you log in to a host anonymously.
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