SFTP connection properties

The SFTP connection window, where the properties of aS FTP connection can be defined, is opened if:

  • A new SFTP connection is added
    There are two options to define the properties of a new SFTP connection:
    • File panel menu item "SFTP new connection..." in the list of SFTP/FTP connections
      This file panel menu item is active only if, the file panel shows the list of SFTP/FTP connections
    • Main menu item "Tools → SFTP new connection..."
  • The properties of an existing SFTP connection are opened
    The context menu item "properties" is shown in the list of SFTP/FTP connections after right clicking the SFTP connection to edit.

Name - if you want to save

A SFTP connection name is required, if the connection should be saved in the list of SFTP/FTP connections.


Host address

SFTP server Internet address oder Server IP Address.


The server port.

Remote path

The Server path shown as root on the SFTP-Client.

Local path

Activating a SFTP connection shows the items of the path defined in the field "Remote path" in the appropriate field panel.

If a path is specified under "Local path", its items are shown in the other file panel.


User name

The user name of the SFTP client on the SFTP server.


The password of the SFTP client on the SFTP server.


After activating the button "Connect" all items (files and folders) of the server path defined in the SFTP connection are shown in the SFTP/FTP panel.