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Category: Workflow / External


This action downloads a file over one of the following network protocols: HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS. It supports basic authentication with a login and password.

Action settings

Setting Description
URL* Enter the URL to the file to be downloaded, using the appropriate protocol (HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, or FTPS) .
Use credentialsWhen checked, the connection with use the supplied credentials to access the remote resource. Enter the User name and Password to use.
Save to file*Enter the fully-qualified path and filename to save the file to.
If a file with such name already existsSelect how EasyMorph will handle saving the file if a file with the same name exists in the destination folder. Options: Overwrite, Rename, or Halt project execution. See the table below.

* Setting can be specified using a parameter.

File already exists options

Option Description
OverwriteThe new file replaces the original file.
RenameThe original file will be renamed with "backup" and a serial number appended to the file name. The new file will
possess the name specified in the File or Path setting.
Halt project executionThe project will stop processing and this action will display an error.


There is no restriction on file size.

Interrupted downloads are not resumed.

Downloading fails if the remote site uses an expired or invalid SSL certificate.

Community examples

See also

transformations/downloadfile.txt · Last modified: 2021/07/15 11:39 by craigt

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