How do I setup Ipswitch WS_FTP Professional to work through the ProxySG?
The ProxySG uses authentication. How do I get WS FTP Pro to work with proxy authentication?
This document assumes that you are using Raptor login syntax for your ProxySG. For details on Raptor syntax, please see KB2898. Please note that the menu options described below are from WS FTP Professional 12 and may change with newer or older versions of this FTP client. Your results may vary depending on version.
NOTE: Once the proxy settings are all configured on the client, If WS FTP Pro works once and then fails several times and then works once and then fails, please see 000014404 for a way to work around the issue.
SETTING UP THE PROXY SETTINGS ON THE FTP CLIENT
Below is a sample of the "Firewall Properties" pop-up box.
USING THE PROXY WITH A NEW FTP CONNECTION
This assumes that you do not have an existing connection. If you want to add your proxy settings to an existing connection, please see "<fill in the blank>".
Here are the site options for a connection, as refenced in step 3.g above.