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Questions tagged [ftp]

FTP Stands for file transfer protocol

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apex code download from FTP server [duplicate]

We need to develop a batch which will download apex code from a FTP Is it possible to do that with Apex or an AppExchange please? I search but no useful response..
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Import a file from Reports folder in the SFTP

I want to implement a process in which, once the Report is exported to the SFTP /Reports folder, it will be imported to a Data Extension. How can I move the file to another folder in order to be able ...
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How to access Report FTP Folder in Automation Studio?

I saved a Account Send Summary report from "Analytics Builder" > "Reports" to FTP using the option "FTP Result". I can only choose the option "ExactTarget Enhanced FTP". How I am supposed now to ...
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FTP and File location

I am a bit confused on how File Location(for Enhanced FTP) works in Marketing cloud. My understanding is: 1) We have 1 space provided for our Marketing cloud instance(account) and we call it as ...
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Data extract to SFTP subfolder

I'm trying to export a file to an external SFTP but there is no parameter to select a subfolder on the SFTP. there is no options either in the file location or in the data extract activity. it seems ...
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Create extra user Marketing Cloud FTP

Is it possible to add an extra FTP user to your Marketing Cloud instance? I can't find this option within administration. We want to have multiple users due to security reasons. Best regards, ...
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Can we export data extension records daily and upload on a 3rd party SFTP?

Can we export data extension records daily and upload on a 3rd party SFTP? I understand that file can be uploaded to marketing cloud FTP BUT in this case, file needs to be provided to 3rd party and ...
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Salesforce Marketing Cloud ability to drop files to different child BU's FTP

I have 2 ftp Root BU and NL BU In root BU ,i have automation where i get main data . I work on the data , and then segment NL data . I need to drop the NL data to NL's BU FTP Question: 1. Is ...
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Automation Studio File Drop source from external FTP

Setting up an automation to occur on file drop but it appears the only options for directory choice are in the import folder or the legacy triggered automations folder. The file that I'm dropping ...
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Managing FTPs for multiple business units

I've run into an issue with the amount of licenses I have available to use in out ETL generator (Dell Boomi). Using this to push data into a 5 different business units and file dropping to the ...
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Can we use WinSCP with Marketing Cloud?

Can we use WinSCP for transferring files to SFTP location with Salesforce Marketing Cloud? We are getting error like "Network Error : Connection to 'ftp.sX.exacttarget.com' refused". Anyone having ...
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External SFTP Location

I'm trying to move file from marketing cloud enhanced SFTP to an external FTP. The process is as follow : 1- Extract data from a data extension 2- Zip the file extracted using "zip" data extract 3- ...
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Import Activity locking file before import starts

I have created an automation that has an Import Activity from my SFTP. What we have noticed is that the automation seems to have been writing over the file prior to the automation running (it's set to ...
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Import Automation for Mobile Studio [Solved]

I'm creating an automation to import people from a CSV list into a MobileConnect Contact List. I've created the Import Definition. After i dragged "Import Mobile Contacts" to "Step 1", i got empty SMS ...
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Import Automation for Mobile Studio - 'File Not Found' error

I'm running a file-drop triggered automation to import people from a CSV list into a MobileConnect Contact List. I've created the Import Definition - very simple, just 3 fields (contact key, mobile no ...
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Download Marketing Cloud's Report data

I'm new at SalesForce and probably don't know enough yet to tell if this is possible or complete nonsense. I was wondering if I can extract data from a Campaign Tracking Report without the need of ...
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Exported data to be updated in mysql database via FTP

I have a scenario where I need to update the mysql database from the data in csv file. The csv file is located in FTP server instance of Marketing cloud. $host = 'ftp.s10.exacttarget.com'; $username ...
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Monitoring SFTP for any files and create data extension

We currently have a few File Drop triggered automations which monitor a folder in our FTP server, import the file when it's added and populate a data extension. Is there any way I can set up a folder ...
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External FTP File Transfer Activity Error in Automation Studio

I configured a Data Extract (Data Extension Extract) and a File Transfer (Safe House to External FTP which is also an SFMC FTP ). Unfortunately, File Transfer fails without giving a proper error. ...
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Can we configure an external FTP Location in Marketing Cloud?

Can we configure an FTP Location which is outside Marketing Cloud FTP?
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Limitations for Import from Enhanced FTP in SFMC

I am using Data Extract -> File Transfer -> Import via an automation to upload my synchronized data extensions to All Subscribers in Marketing Cloud. Currently everything seems to work fine, however ...
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Automation generates yesterday's data and file name when run early morning (fine under other hours)

We have an automation to export the people in a Data Extension with the LastDeliveryDate value equal to 21 days ago. The file will end up on an SFTP server that is not Salesforce's own Enhanced server....
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Emailing a file from Enhanced FTP using Automation Studio

I have an automation in place that exports data from a data extension and then uploads the file to our FTP account. Is there was a process within Automation Studio to have that file emailed as an ...
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SSJS to delete files on enhanced FTP

I have a Tracking Extract which pushes the Zip file to Enhanced FTP. I want to delete these files after they have imported into a Data Extension How can I do that? am thinking of writing an SSJS ...
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Import CSV file data from FTP server to salesforce?

My requirement is, I've to import the CSV file data from FTP server to salesforce on daily basis on late night. My below research about the requirement. 1) Jitterbit application is ...
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Combine FTP and Sales Cloud data through Data Filter?

This Marketing Cloud setup is integrated with Sales Cloud via Connect and FTP import activity. So there are Contacts in separate DE's that are from FTP and there is data from SF via Synchronised Data ...
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Export Data Extension data to Email, not FTP?

Does anyone know if it's possible to export Marketing Cloud Data Extensions to Email, not FTP? In addition, if this could be scheduled to happen automatically? We have automations in place that ...
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File Transfer Activity Encrypt and Decrypt with PGP

Using a File Transfer Activity and Import File Activity in an automation (File Drop), I am trying to read a CSV file into one of my data extensions. Halfway through the process, there is an update to ...
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Display images from FTP URL in formula does not work in lightning !!

I am trying to display an image in a formula, this time i am using an FTP URL, it works great in classic but it does not in lightning. the formula content: IF( ISBLANK( URLPerspective__c ), "", ...
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Enhanced FTP pros and cons or any documentation on Single Account FTP vs Multi-Account FTP on Marketing Cloud

I am looking for any documentation or details on Single Account FTP vs Multi-Account FTP. We are having multiple business unit and wants to know the pros and cons on Single Account FTP vs Multi-...
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Can ServiceMAX access shared folder on EC2 server by API?

we have four serves, server C and S are EC2, and server B and F are out of AWS, all of them are at the same domain. At the moment, S will get files from shard folder on C and compress to zip, then B ...
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Importing Data in salesforce from external system using .csv file with FTP server

Here i have the requirement to use FTP server in salesforce.. -- we have one external system and data inserted into it day by day -- after that at the end of the day one file(.csv) automatically ...
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Keeping SFTP tidy

Is there a nice way to periodically delete a bunch of files from the SFTP server? Ideally I'd have a script run weekly that deletes everything older than 2 hours to stop the location filling up too ...
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File encoding Data Extract - Marketing Cloud

we exported few files (.CSV, .ZIP) from Marketing Cloud into SFTP folder using Data Extract and File Transfer as activities. We noticed that files' encoding is 'UCS-2 LE BOM' and not 'UTF-8' as ...
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Ensure that File Transfer/Import does not use same file more than once?

I have an automation set up in the Automation Studio that (among other things) uses a File Transfer to get a file from an FTP server, and also uses an Import to put that same file into a DE. ...
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Rename/move file on FTP server after import activity is done

I am using the Automation Studio to initiate an Import of a file from an FTP server into a data extension in ExactTarget. I need to keep the file once it is done the Import, however it needs to be ...
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Create records in Salesforce from CSV file stored at server location

I have a requirement to read a CSV file stored at location/server and upsert the records in Salesforce. Can anyone suggest possible solution/ways to achieve this requirement.
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Deletion of Files from FTP after reading

We have an inbound integration setup between an external system and Marketing Cloud. We are receiving daily files on External FTP directory which are loaded in data extensions. The problem is I am ...
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Exact Target SFTP public key authentication

We recently changed over to use SFTP instead of FTP with exact targets import/export FTP server. When we try to log in with our existing FTP credentials, it says wrong authentication method, ...
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Downloading all subscriber lists and viewing

I recently tried to download the full 'All Subscribers' list and it says that the file is to big and placed it into an FTP file within Salesforce/ExactTarget Marketing Cloud. I am trying to locate ...
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Public and Private key Encryption in ANT

We need a solution for storing salesforce object's data as flat files in a S FTP folder as .csv files. But salesforce is not supporting to send files to S FTP/FTP. So we are trying to build a solution ...
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Sending an image to ExactTarget Triggered Send

I am sending an email to my subscribers via a triggered send. I have set up automation studio set up and the email gets triggered when I drop a file to the import folder of the FTP site. The ...
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Marketing Cloud FTP Use

Regarding the use of the upload FTP Marketing Cloud, Where can I find the userid and password to access "Enhanced FTP" with a third-party client ( filezilla ) ? The only information at our disposal ...
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Downloading file from FTP with batch

I need to develop a batch which will download a CSV file from a FTP and insert data in Salesforce.com every day. Is it possible to do that with Apex or an AppExchange please? I search but no useful ...
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Read CSV file from FTP and update records in salesforce

I want to read a csv file from SFTP server and using that i need to update records or mark checkbox field true in Salesforce. This needs to be scheduled to run everyday. Can you please suggest a ...
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How to send and receive data from Salesforce to a FTP server

My question is how I can intergrate Salesforce with different FTP servers in real time. I have read some articles about it, but to be absolutely sure I thought it would be a good idea to post a ...
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FTP SSL documentation for Batch File Export (Bulk Async) Call is wrong. Can't get it to function

Output for a Batch File Export (Bulk Async) Call is Below is what we are finding in trying to make use of this: The documentation for enabling FTP SSL does not work. Documentation Link: http://...
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Email FTP - Tracking file data delivery

We are using FTP mechanism for mass email sending out i.e. we send file contianing list of the email Ids to whom email to be sent, email template to be used, dynamic data points. What is the ...
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Transferring csv file from FTP to Salesforce.?

Can someone help me in this and ways to do it and some sample code that is helpful for me.? I have no idea how to start this. Thanks
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Creating a CSV file from APEX and storing it on a third party server using FTP

I have a requirement from one of my client where they want to send Contact and its related object data to there local server in CSV format. The want to establish a FTP connection so that file can be ...