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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a SFTP (password-based auth) trigger and Python action. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Select this integration
  2. Configure the New Remote Directory Watcher trigger
    1. Connect your SFTP (password-based auth) account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Configure Root directory
    4. Configure Maximum watcher depth
  3. Configure the Run Python Code action
    1. Connect your Python account
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, source-available components from Pipedream's GitHub repo. These components are developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Trigger

Description:Emit new events when files get created, changed or deleted from a remote directory. [See the docs](https://github.com/theophilusx/ssh2-sftp-client#orgfac43d1)
Version:0.0.1
Key:sftp_password_based_auth-watch-remote-directory

SFTP (password-based auth) Overview

SFTP on Pipedream enables secure file management on remote servers directly from your workflows. Utilize this app to automate file uploads, downloads, and synchronization tasks between your systems and SFTP servers. Implement robust data pipelines or deploy content to web servers without manual intervention, all while maintaining a high level of security with password-based authentication.

Trigger Code

import sftpApp from "../../sftp_password_based_auth.app.mjs";
import base from "../../../sftp/sources/watch-remote-directory/watch-remote-directory.mjs";

export default {
  ...base,
  key: "sftp_password_based_auth-watch-remote-directory",
  name: "New Remote Directory Watcher",
  description: "Emit new events when files get created, changed or deleted from a remote directory. [See the docs](https://github.com/theophilusx/ssh2-sftp-client#orgfac43d1)",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    ...base.props,
    sftpApp,
  },
  methods: {
    ...base.methods,
    async connect() {
      return await this.sftpApp.connect();
    },
  },
};

Trigger Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
SFTP (password-based auth)sftpAppappThis component uses the SFTP (password-based auth) app.
timer$.interface.timer
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
Root directoryrootDirectorystring

Root directory to be watched. example: /public

Maximum watcher depthmaxDepthinteger

Watch all subdirectories within of the root directory, considering the selected maximum depth.

Trigger Authentication

SFTP (password-based auth) uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your SFTP (password-based auth) account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to SFTP (password-based auth) APIs in both code and no-code steps.

Below, enter the hostname of the SFTP server you'd like to connect to, your username, and the password you'd like to use to connect.

This app only supports password-based authentication, not authentication via private key. If you need to use a private key to connect to a host, please use the SFTP (key-based auth) app, instead.

About SFTP (password-based auth)

Interact with an SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) Server using a username and password for auth

Action

Description:Write Python and use any of the 350k+ PyPi packages available. Refer to the [Pipedream Python docs](https://pipedream.com/docs/code/python) to learn more.
Version:0.0.2
Key:python-run-python-code

Python Overview

Develop, run and deploy your Python code in Pipedream workflows. Integrate seamlessly between no-code steps, with connected accounts, or integrate Data Stores and manipulate files within a workflow.

This includes installing PyPI packages, within your code without having to manage a requirements.txt file or running pip.

Below is an example of using Python to access data from the trigger of the workflow, and sharing it with subsequent workflow steps:

Action Code

import python from "../../python.app.mjs";

export default {
  name: "Run Python Code",
  version: "0.0.2",
  key: "python-run-python-code",
  description: "Write Python and use any of the 350k+ PyPi packages available. Refer to the [Pipedream Python docs](https://pipedream.com/docs/code/python) to learn more.",
  props: {
    python,
  },
  type: "action",
  methods: {},
  async run({
    steps, $,
  }) {
    // Placeholder action for Python code app
  },
};

Action Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI.

LabelPropTypeDescription
PythonpythonappThis component uses the Python app.

Action Authentication

The Python API does not require authentication.

About Python

Anything you can do in Python can be done in a Pipedream Workflow. This includes using any of the 350,000+ PyPi packages available in your Python powered workflows.

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