The main difference between FTP and SFTP is the “S.” SFTP is an encrypted or secure file transfer protocol. With FTP, when you send and receive files, but they are not encrypted. You may be using a secure connection, but the transmission and files themselves are not encrypted. SFTP also uses a port number (2220), whereas FTP does not use a port number.
Is my information automatically being transferred over to the SFTP?
Existing customer cata has already been transferred to the SFTP and will run simultaneously with the FTP server until January 20, 2023. After that time, the FTP will be sunsetted and any file transfers will be done over the SFTP alone.
Are there any programs or platforms I can use used to access my folder on the SFTP?
Can I still run FTP File Manager from the Windows Operating System?
The SFTP can also be accessed using the software utility, SFTP Drive. This will enable you to download your files through File Explorer.
Will we be there be an additional charge for this SFTP security upgrade?
ConstructConnect does not charge for the upgrade from FTP to SFTP. However, customers who use a third-party integration service may be charged by their integrator to update steps in the integration process.