Add FTP Publishing Destination

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The Add FTP Publishing Destination dialog.
The Add FTP Publishing Destination dialog.


Publishing Destinations offer the ability to publish release data for an Item Revision directly from an Altium Vault or Output Job to a storage space. This dialog allows designers to connect to an FTP server for use as a publishing destination.

For more information about sharing released data through publishing destinations, click here.


This dialog is accessed from the Data Management - Publishing Destinations page of the Preferences dialog. Click the Add Destination button and select FTP from the drop-down menu to open the dialog.



  • Name - Enter a meaningful name for the publishing destination.

FTP Account

  • Server Name - Enter the server name or select it from the drop down.
  • User Name - Enter your username or select it from the drop down.
  • Password - Enter the password required to access the FTP server.


  • Directory - Click the button to open the Choose a Folder in dialog and navigate to and selec


  • Zip Contents - Check this option to publish data in a compressed format.
    • Use Password - Check this option to require a password to extract content from the compressed file. Enter the desired password in the text field below this option.
  • Present contents in a Html page - Check this option to present contents in an HTML format.

Test Connection - After all of the FTP server information has been entered, click this option to ensure that the information has been entered correctly and the connection works.

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