FTP (multiple files) connection method

Modified on Wed, 26 Jul 2023 at 01:59 PM

For the FTP (multiple files) connection, you must fill in the following fields. The steps of the connection will be provided below:

To sync multiple files, each file must have SAME column name in the same index. Stock Sync does not support if each files have different column mapping. 

1. Fill in the login credentials of the user and password fields.

2. Specify the FTP source host to which you want to export the inventories.
    eg. vendor.com:20, ftp.vendor.com,

3. Fill in the Directory and filename where the feed file is located.
     eg. /directory/inventory_*.csv 

This will retrieve all files that begin with inventory...

For a filename with a timestamp, please click here for more info.

Only supports CSV, XML, and JSON file format only

4. Select an option under the After Process field, depending on the user choosing which option for their feed file after the process is finished.

  • Do Nothing To My File
  • Append Date To My File (<date_time>_file_name)
  • Rename My File
  • Delete My File

5. File Format field is can be set as Auto by the user, where Stock Sync auto-detects the file format or the user also can choose the type of file format that they attaching for the connection method accordingly.

The File Format the user can set is CSV,  XML, XLS, XLSX, JSON, .TXT, EDI, and HTML Table.

6. If your FTP server is secure,

Whitelist the IP address in your server. Watch FTP tutorial video

7. Click on the test connection to test it out or else you can test it via FileZilla. Learn more about How to test via FileZilla?

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