The SFTP Transport destination allows you to send your form data over a secure connection following Secure File Transfer Protocol.

To set up this destination, go to your Forms page and locate your form. Then, click the settings icon to view the menu and select Destinations. On the following page, click New Destination.

Note: By default, two destinations are added every form created.

Note: Depending on the subscription package you have, your available destination options will vary.

A new page will load, and on it you will see different destinations to send your data. Next, select SFTP Transport. After selecting the destination, you're given the option to choose the format. In this example, I chose XML.

Supported Formats

Adobe .pdf

Word .docx

Excel .xlsx




You will also see an option to send your images to a service other than Device Magic. If you would like to do this, select from the services provided. Please note, choosing a service other than None (inline) will result in a hyperlink to the hosted image being placed in the file generated by this destination instead of the actual image. See this help article for more information.

If you like, you can add a Description in your Destination Options box, but this is optional.

Additional options are available for the XML file. You can name the file that is generated upon submission or download a sample of the type of XML file you'll receive.

Then, input your server's host name, username, and password. You also have the option to create a folder path (which can be customized using the placeholders provided). To learn more about Filename and Folder path customization, visit our article here

In Step 7, you have the option to create Destination Rules for when you want the Destination to be active. To learn more Destination Rules, visit this article.

Lastly, click the Create Destination button at the bottom of the page.

A Note on Filtering Destination Deliveries by IP Address

We’ve received a few requests asking about firewall restrictions for the IP addresses of our SFTP destination deliveries. Check out this article for more information on how Device Magic’s delivery services work, and how that relates to specific IP addresses for those services.

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