When you need to copy files from or to remote machines, you can use the standard network protocol File Transfer Protocol (FTP) built on client-server architecture.
Kettle provides the Get a file with FTP job entry to get files from an FTP server. In the example, you will connect to a remote directory named
remoteDir on an FTP server and copy some text files from that server to a local folder named
You need access to an FTP server to be able to continue with this recipe.
Perform the following steps: