Post Transfer Action Tokens

Post Transfer Actions tokens can be passed as command line arguments to the PTA executable. These tokens are replaced by actual values based on the file transfer.

  • Tokens must be preceded and followed by a dollar sign ($), for example $TIME$.
  • You can enclose tokens in quotation marks. This might be required to pass arguments that include spaces or special characters.

The following tokens are available:

Token

Description

Sample Output

CLIENT_IP

The IP address of the client system.

fe80::21a5:4df7:fdce:6951

DATE

The date of the transfer. The format for the date is determined by the locale setting of the server.

05/28/2014

FILENAME

The name of the uploaded file.

myfile.txt

FILE_HASH

The SHA-1 hash of the uploaded file.

ebd90566a6a5d7c66a784839cab05b08949a9141

FILE_PATH

The path—without the filename—to the destination directory on the file storage server.

C:\Base directory\FileXpress\transfersite

FILE_SIZE

The file size (in bytes).

7326

FULL_PATH

The full path—including the filename—of the destination file on the file storage server.

C:\Base directory\FileXpress\transfersite\myfile.txt

INITIATOR_EMAIL *

The email of the client user that uploaded the file.

joe@acme.com

INITIATOR_USERID

The domain and user ID of the client user that uploaded the file, in the format: domain\user.

mydomain\joe

TIME

The time of the transfer on the FileXpress Secure Shell Proxy.

14:26:59

TIMEZONE

The time zone of the FileXpress Gateway Administrator.

-0700

TRANSFER_SITE_NAME *

The Transfer site name from New/Edit Transfer Site.

Accounting department files

* - Supported in Gateway Administrator PTAs, but not in Reflection for Secure IT PTAs.

Related Topics

Configure PTAs in Gateway Administrator

Change the Privileges of the Gateway Administrator Service