SFTP destination


Create a live outbound connection to your SFTP Server to periodically export delimited data files from Experience Platform.

Export Type

Profile-based - you are exporting all members of a segment, together with the desired schema fields (for example: email address, phone number, last name), as chosen from the select attributes screen of the destination activation workflow.

SFTP profile-based export type

Connect destination

See Cloud storage destinations workflow for instructions on how to connect to your cloud storage destinations, including SFTP.

For SFTP destinations, enter the following information in the create destination workflow, in the Authentication step:

  • Host: The address of your SFTP storage location
  • Username: The username to log into your SFTP storage location
  • Password: The password to log into your SFTP storage location

Exported data

For SFTP destinations, Platform creates a tab-delimited .txt or .csv file in the storage location that you provided. For more information about the files, see Email Marketing destinations and Cloud storage destinations in the segment activation tutorial.

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