Easily push files to Amazon S3 using our Sync feature for Hosted~FTP~ Enterprise T2 and above accounts. By following rules you setup in the Sync process, you can have specified user directories sync towards your S3 server to: upload, move, delete, or upload and move files automatically. This article will cover how to setup a Sync to S3 process.
2. The Sync tab shows you a list of your existing Sync processes for you to easily manage. Click on the Add button to setup and create a new Sync process.
3. See table below for details on setting up each field
|Name||Name of the Sync process|
|Actions||Select what you want the Sync process to do: Upload, Move, Delete, Upload + Move.
For this use case, please select Upload
|Source||The source of where the data is located to sync.
For this use case, please select Hosted~FTP~
|User+||Use a * to include all users, or place specific usernames separated by a space (i.e. username1 username2)|
|User-||Place usernames in this field to exclude them from the sync process|
|Path+||Use a * to include all paths, or place specific paths separated by a space (i.e. //Folder1/SubFolder1/.* //Folder1/SubFolder2/.*)
Note: /.* is required to pull all data from the target path
Example in Path+ (does not include subfolders) to filter for a specific file extension: //prod/Folder1/Subfolder1/[^/]*\.csv
Example in Path+ (folders with spaces) to include all files and subfolders underneath target folder: //prod/Folder\s1/Subfolder\s1/.*
Example in Path+ (does include subfolders) to filter for a specific file extension: //prod/Folder1/Subfolder1/.*\.csv
Example in Path+ to include all files and subfolders underneath target folder: //prod/Folder1/Subfolder1/.*
|Path-||Place paths in this field to exclude them from the sync process|
|Target||The source of where you will sync the data into.
For this use case, please select AWS S3
|Access Key||Access key provided by your AWS S3|
|Secret Access Key||The secret access key for the AWS S3|
|Bucket Name||Input field for the password or private key|
|Folder||The designated folder to apply the sync process.|
4. Manage the Options if required:
|Options:||To have the sync process run fully, all options must be enabled.|
|Active||Turns the sync process on or off after being created|
|Accept||Accepts additions to the process|
|Process||Disabling this option queues up the sync but does not process. For the sync to process, this must be enabled|
5. Click Save to create the sync process. If all options are enabled (by default), the sync will run in the background every time uploaded data meets the rules.