Read SFTP (Operator Toolbox)


This operator downloads a file from a SFTP Server.


To upload a local file to a SFTP server, a SFTP connection to this server has to be defined. Connection can be defined by using Connections->Create Connection on the top panel.

The file to download is specified by the remote file directory and the remote file name parameters. Note, the remote root directory is represented by '//'. The file is written to disk at the location specified by the file location parameter.


  • con (Connection)

    The connection object specifiying the SFTP connection.


  • con (Connection)

    The passed through connection object.

  • fil (File)

    The downloaded file. This can be used in combination with operators like Read CSV or Read Excel.


  • remote_directory The remote directory on the SFTP server from which the file is downloaded. Note, the remote root directory is represented by '//'. Range:
  • remote_filename The name of the file on the SFTP server to be downloaded. Range:

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