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Altova FlowForce Server 2022 Advanced Edition

Full path: /system/sftp/retrieve-wildcard


Retrieves from the SFTP server any files that match a wildcard, for example, *.xml.


This function returns a list of strings with local file names, if the execution has been successful. Otherwise, the outcome depends on the Abort on error parameter, as further described below.







SFTP Connection

SFTP Connection

A FlowForce object that provides the SFTP connection. To obtain the SFTP connection object, call the /system/sftp/connect function first, in a separate execution step.


Mandatory parameter.



Mandatory parameter. Specifies a wildcard, for example, *.xml. Any files matching the wildcard will be deleted. See also Wildcards in SFTP functions.

Overwrite target


Optional parameter. Set this to true if destination files with the same name should be overwritten. The default value is false.

Abort on error


If job execution fails, and the Abort on error parameter is set to true, the job execution will be aborted. The default value is true.

Working directory


Specifies the local directory to which files should be retrieved.


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