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GetFile - Trying to get data from a mapped server

Hi, It is possible to put a path of a mapped server into the Input directory when configuring a GetFile processor?  I have tried to do this put it is saying it is an invalid directory

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KS Karthikeyan SankaraVadivel Syncfusion Team August 11, 2017 06:41 AM UTC

Hi Tim, 

GetFile Fetch the files from the local file system. We cannot fetch the data from the network folder.  
  
As an alternate solution, we have “GetFTP” and “PutFTP” processor to connect with remote FTP folders. 


Please let us if you need further clarifications.  

Regards, 
Karthikeyan S  



TM Tim Maher August 11, 2017 01:03 PM UTC

Hi Thanks for your reply.


For example, if the remote server that I am trying to get the file from has an IP address of 185.181.7.38  and the file i am trying to retrieve is in 


D:\NEWData\FilesReceived\ftpfile.xls


how would I complete the connection details in the FetchFTP configuration section?


Many thanks for your help


Tim



KS Karthikeyan SankaraVadivel Syncfusion Team August 14, 2017 08:51 AM UTC

Hi Tim, 

Please configure your FetchFTP processor with the below configurations and make sure that your FTP server is installed and configured correctly.  

Name 
Value 
Description 
Hostname 
<hostname/Ipaddress>  
The fully-qualified hostname or IP address of the host to fetch the data from 

 
EX- 185.181.7.38   
Port 
<portnumber> 
The port to connect to on the remote host to fetch the data from  

Default is 21.  
Username 
<yourUsername of the FTP server> 
UserName 
Password 
<Password of the FTP server> 
Password  
Remote File 
/<directory>/ftpfiles.xls 
The fully qualified filename on the remote system Supports Expression Language: true 
 
Ex - /Data/ftpfiles.xls 
Connection Mode 
Passive / Active  
The FTP Connection Mode 


Please let me know if you need further assistance on this.  

Regards, 
Karthikeyan S  


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