A Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) is a network protocol for securely accessing and transferring large files and sensitive data.
If your feed, containing your product information, is formatted as a SFTP feed, this guide will take you through how to upload it to Confect to load all your products.
Each SFTP feed will have a link, a username, and a password.
All three are necessary to correctly upload it into Confect.
Link: prodsftp.example.com:222 Username: USERNAME Password: PASSWORD
In the "Settings -> Data Sources" tab in Confect. The information needs to be formatted in a specific way to provide the system with sufficient information to retrieve all the products.
Insert your SFTP as such:
In some cases, your SFTP feed may not be linking to just one feed, but instead to a directory of multiple feeds. The easiest way to imagine this is as folders within a folder on your desktop.
In that case, it will be necessary to specify the path to your desired data source feed.
Your path could for example be "/feeds/FB" and contain these files:
facebookproductfeed_de_DE.csv facebookproductfeed_en_GB.csv facebookproductfeed_fr_FR.csv
In Confect, only one data source needs to be uploaded, so you'll have to specify which feed you want our system to access.
Insert the information as such:
In this example, if you wanted to access the data source for Great Britain (en_GB), you'd write the link as such: