Creating a network storage

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You may create a network storage using the MFT Server Manager.   To view a list of network storage click on the Network Storage node for the desired domain.

 

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Add network storage

 

To add a network storage click on the Add button in the lower right corner. Choose a protocol from the drop-down list. MFT Server currently supports the following network storage protocols:

 

AFTP
Agent
Amazon S3
Box
DropBox
FTP
Google Cloud Storage
Google Drive
IBM Cloud
MFT REST
Microsoft Azure Blob Service
Microsoft Azure Data Lake
Microsoft Azure Data Lake Gen2
Microsoft Azure File Service
Microsoft OneDrive
SFTP/SCP
SMB
TFTP
WebDAV

 

 

Once you have chosen a protocol, the Add ... Network Storage dialog will be displayed.

 

Note: The following settings apply only to an Amazon S3 network storage. If you chose a different protocol from the drop-down list, you should see a different set of parameters.

 

 

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Name - Unique name for this network storage.

 

Connection

 

Host/IP - The remote IP or host address for this network storage.

 

Port - The remote port for this network storage.

 

Timeout - The maximum timeout for establishing a connection to remote server.

 

Connection type - The connection type for this network storage.

 

Enable TCP_NODELAY - When checked, this setting disables Nagle's algorithm

 

 

Authentication

 

Enter credentials - Enables the administrator to specify a static username and password for all users

 

Replay credentials - Uses the current user's credentials instead of a static username and password. (Note: This feature will not work for users who authenticate to the SFTP service via public key authentication)

 

Username - The username for connecting to this remote server.

 

Password - The password for connecting to this remote server.

 

 

SSL

 

This section can only be used if you select explicit SSL or implicit SSL for the Connection type.

 

Host key - The host key associated with the remote service. Read about Host keys.

 

Client key - Click this button to select a client key if the remote service needs to authentication MFT Server using key-based authentication

 

Use one-time key - Select this option if you wish to authenticate using a one-time key
 
Use server key - Select this option if you wish to authenticate using an existing server key in the Key Manager
 
Use key file - Select this option if you wish to authenticate using a file-based key

 

Key file - The optional client private key file to use for this connection.  (FTPS/SFTP)
 
Key file password - The optional client private key password to use for this connection. (FTPS/SFTP)

 

 

Advanced

 

Remote directory - maps local virtual path to a specific remote virtual path

 

Map current local directory to remote directory - If enabled, maps local virtual path to remote virtual path having the same name as the local virtual path.  For example, if  network storage is mapped to virtual path /path then when connecting to network storage it will drop user in /path directory on target server.

 

Debug log directory - Directory in which to store debug logs for this network storage.

 

Max network storage age - The maximum amount of time to keep this network storage connection in connection pool.

 

Use passive transfer mode - Flag indicating whether passive mode is used for connecting to this remote server.





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