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Defining Advanced File Transfer Options

On the Advanced page of the Settings dialog you can configure additional file transfer GUI options. The new settings will affect subsequently started file transfer windows.

[Note]Note

The file transfer settings made here only affect the Tectia File Transfer GUI, not the SFTP conversion or command-line tools related to file transfer.

The advanced file transfer options

Figure B.7. The advanced file transfer options

Configure advanced file transfer settings.

The following settings affect the file transfer:

Force Lowercase

Selecting this option forces lower case file names in file transfers.

Preserve Original File Time

Select this check box if you want the transferred files to retain their original time and date stamp values. If this option is not selected, the transferred files will be stamped with the time of the transfer.

Upload

The following settings affect the upload process:

Do not change destination permissions

Select this check box to preserve the file permissions on the server. If the transferred file overwrites an existing file, it will use the same file permissions as the original file. If the file is new, it will use the default permission mask of the server target directory.

Clear this check box to force new file permissions on uploaded files. Define the permissions in New file permissions and New directory permissions below.

New file permissions

Type the octal Unix file permission mask (as with the Unix chmod command) that is to be used as the value for uploaded files.

Octal (base-8) notation consists of three digits. The first digit specifies the permissions given to the owner of the file, the second digit specifies the permissions for the user group associated with the file, and the last digit specifies the permissions given to all other users.

Each of the three digits has one of the following values:

  • 0: No permissions.

  • 1: The file can be executed.

  • 2: The file can be written to.

  • 3: The file can be written to and executed. (2 + 1 = 3)

  • 4: The file can be read.

  • 5: The file can be read and executed. (4 + 1 = 5)

  • 6: The file can be read and written to. (4 + 2 = 6)

  • 7: The file can be read, written to and executed. (4 + 2 + 1 = 7)

For example, 644 (in symbolic notation -rw-r--r--) specifies that the owner of the file has permission to read and write to the file, and the user group and others can only read the file.

New directory permissions

Type the octal Unix directory permission mask (as with the Unix chmod command) that is to be used as the value for uploaded directories.

The notation is the same as for New file permissions.

File Transfer Send Window

The following settings affect the file transfer process:

Number of Buffers

Type the number of buffers used in file transfer. The default value is 10.

Buffer size

Type the default buffer size (measured in kilobytes). The default value is 32 kilobytes.

Upload Locally Modified Remote Files

This selection affects how Tectia ConnectSecure reacts if you locally edit a file stored in the remote host computer.

Yes

If you select this option, the locally modified file is uploaded to the remote host computer.

No

If you select this option, the locally modified file is not uploaded to the remote host computer.

Ask

If you select this option, Tectia ConnectSecure asks you to decide if you want to upload a locally modified file.

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