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File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is used to transfer files between computers on a network. You can use FTP to exchange files between computer accounts, transfer files between an account and a desktop computer, or access online software archives. Here's some things you can expect from the FTP/SFTP File Access feature in Grow.
In this article, we will cover:
Connecting to FTP Server
Before connecting FTP please collect your FTP server username, password, host and port. Additionally, please whitelist these IP addresses.
- Log into Grow. Click on the Data tab at the top left of the dashboard.
- From the Data Connections screen, click on Add Connection.
- Type in your FTP server username and password.
- Port (The typical port configurations are 21 for FTP and 22 for SFTP, but may depend on how your server is configured.)
And that is it. You are good to go!
FAQs + Tips and Tricks
How can I make sure my data is secure?
We have several controls in place to keep your data safe. Check out our security article to see what steps you can take to ensure your data is secure.
How do I prepare my spreadsheets to use in Grow?
It's important to make sure your spreadsheets are formatted appropriately so you can easily use them in Grow. We strongly recommend you consult this help article for tips to prepare your spreadsheets.