The SFTP Transport destination allows you to send your form data over a secure connection following Secure File Transfer Protocol. Below are the steps to follow if you want to set up this destination for one of your forms.

Once you’ve saved your form and exited the designer, you will arrive back at the "Forms" page. On this page, click the link in the destinations column of the form you would like to add the destination to, or select Destinations from the settings menu.

Note: If there are no destinations added to your account, this button will read "0".

You'll then be brought to the Destinations page, where you can click "New Destination".

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.

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 on when you want the Destination to be active. To learn more about how Destination Rules work, visit our article here.

When you're done, click "Create Destination".

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.

This concludes our overview of adding the SFTP destination. If you have any questions or comments feel free to send us a message at

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