Download file(s) from FTP(Power Automate Desktop Action)

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This action retrieves a file from the server to which FTP or SFTP is connected.

How to use

Drag "Download file(s) from FTP" under "FTP".

The location is put in place between "Open FTP connection" or "Open secure FTP connection" and "Close connection".

Set parameters.


FTP connection

Specifies an FTP or SFTP connection.

Variables produced by "Open FTP connection" or "Open secure FTP connection".

If the variable already exists, it will be automatically set when the action is put in place.

Download into folder

Specify the folder to download to (Windows).

File(s) to download

Specify the path on the FTP server of the file to retrieve.

Transfer type

Select one of the following.

  • Binary…Transfers files as they are.
  • ASCII…Converts line feed codes to match the OS. (Mode for text files)
  • Auto…Automatically determines whether the file is binary or ASCII.

Basically, there is no problem with the default setting of "Auto" or "Binary" without conversion.

If file exists

Select the action to be taken when a file with the same name already exists in the destination folder.

  • Overwrite…Saves the file overwriting the already existing file.
  • Don't download…Exit the action without doing anything. (No error)
  • Download with unique name…Saves the file with (2), etc.

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