Reflection for Secure IT Web Edtion - Transfer Client Help Topics

What do you want to do?

Use your mouse to transfer files

Transfer or modify files on your computer

Transfer or modify files on the server

Check to see if you are connected to the server

Change your password

Transfer files by dragging them with your mouse

To transfer files using your mouse, select the file or files you want to transfer and use your mouse to drag them to the desired location.

Notes

  • You can select an individual file to transfer, or press and hold Ctrl to select multiple files.
  • If you select a folder, the entire contents of the folder will be transferred.
  • Your transfer options are controlled by the administrator. For example, you may be able to download files, but not upload them, or you may be able to transfer a file to the server, but not be able to view the files on the server.
  • The file list is updated after a transfer. To view changes Press F5 to refresh the file list.

Local file options

  • To display the following options, right-click items in the local (left) pane.

     

    Send File

    Sends the selected file or files to the location currently displayed under Server files.

    If Send File and Send File As are grayed out, check to see if you are connected and that you have one or more files selected.

     

    Send File As

    Prompts you for a new file name, then sends the file to the server.

     

    Refresh List

    Updates the local file list to reflect changes.

     

    New Directory

    Creates a new subfolder in the current folder.

     

    Rename File

    Renames the selected files or folders.

     

    Delete File

    Deletes the selected file or files.

    Note: If you select a folder and then click Delete File, the entire folder and all files and subfolders within that subfolder are will deleted after you confirm the action.

     

     

     

    Edit File

    Opens the selected file using the associated editor so that you can edit the file contents.

    Double-clicking a file is equivalent.

     

Server file options

  • To display the following options, right-click in the server (right) pane.

    Note: The ability to view and modify server files is configurable by the server administrator. A message telling you that an operation has failed may indicate that your rights have been restricted by the administrator.

     

    Receive File

    Transfers the selected file or files to your computer at the location currently displayed under Local files.

     

    Receive File As

    Prompts you for a new file name, then transfers the file to your computer.

     

    Refresh List

    Updates the server file list to reflect changes.

     

    New Directory

    Creates a new subfolder in the current folder.

     

    Rename File

    Renames the selected files or folders.

     

    Delete File

    Deletes the selected file or files.

    Note: If you select a folder and then click Delete File, the entire folder and all files and subfolders within that subfolder are will deleted after you confirm the action.

     

     

     

    Edit File

    This option is not available for server files.

     

Check your connection

To check to see if you are connected to the server, look at the status message at the bottom-left corner of the Transfer Client.

  • If you are connected, the status message says Connected to server.

    Note: You may or may not see files under Server files on the right-hand side of the client when you are connected. Your ability to view files is configured by the server administrator.

  • If you are not connected, the status message says Disconnected.

Change your password

To change your password, click Edit Profile.