The FTP Monitoring agent connects to the specified FTP server. logs on to the FTP server using a user name and password you provide and a directory-listing command is issued to retrieve a specific directory. After the contents of that directory are listed the monitoring service checks if specified files exist on the server in that specific directory. If our remote monitoring agents detect a problem in at any point in the process Dotcom-Monitor® will notify you via the notification process.
FTPS requires an SSL/TLS certificate.