Scheduling and Customizing Transfers in Advanced Mode

You can start a transfer in advanced mode to set per-session transfer options, such as filters, security, and scheduling, that override the default transfer settings.

To initiate a transfer in advanced mode, right-click a file or folder to open the context menu and select Upload (in the client panel) or Download (in the server panel).

Start a transfer in the advanced transfer mode.

The advanced transfer dialog includes the following configuration tabs:

Tab Description
Transfer The transfer session-related options, such as the transfer speed and retry rules.
Tracking Options for tracking the transfer session, including the confirmation receipt and the email notifications.
Filters Create filters to skip files that match certain patterns.
Security Enable the transfer encryption and the content protection.
File Handling Set up resume rule, preserve transferred file attributes, and remove or move source files.
Scheduling Schedule this transfer.
Note: All configuration tabs, except Scheduling, are identical to those in the Connection Manager. For information on these tabs, see Managing Connections. The Scheduling tab is described below.

Scheduling

To enable transfer scheduling, select Schedule this transfer. When finished, click Transfer. The following scheduling options are available in the Transfer repeats dropdown menu:

Does not repeat
Set the time and date for a single transfer.
Daily
Set the time for a daily transfer. For End repeat, select Never to continue daily transfers indefinitely, or On and set an end date and time.
Monday-Friday
Set the time for a daily transfer only on weekdays. For End repeat, select Never to continue daily transfers indefinitely, or On and set an end date and time.
Weekly
Select the time and days of the week for a repeating transfer. For End repeat, select Never to continue weekly transfers indefinitely, or On and set an end date and time.
Periodically
Set the frequency to repeat the transfer, in minutes.
Scheduling a transfer.

Click Transfer to submit the scheduled transfer. The transfer is then listed under the Transfers tab, along with an icon (Scheduled transfer icon) under the # column.

To modify the transfer, right-click it and select Edit to view the transfer settings.

Edit a scheduled transfer.

Note: When scheduling transfers, ensure that the application is running. Scheduled transfers do not run when the application is closed.