The ‘Export’ action allows the transfer of a complete folder tree via FTP to an FTP server, e.g., the folder tree of the pages of a website stored in BSCW. You proceed as follows:
• Select File Send to FTP Server from the top menu of the folder whose contents (documents, subfolders) you want to transfer. Empty subfolders will not be transferred.
• The ‘FTP Export’ form requires the following parameters:
o FTP host,
o FTP path on the FTP host,
o FTP user name,
o FTP password,
o the character set for file names on the FTP host (BSCW uses the Unicode character set UTF-8 for object names).
The FTP parameters (except the password for security reasons) are saved and remain available for future export operations.
You may also export a single document by selecting Send to FTP Server from the document’s action menu. Selecting this action in the action menu of a folder entry has exactly the same effect as described above.
Note: When repeating an export action to the same FTP server, by default only those documents are transferred that have been changed since the most recent export operation. By checking the respective option, you may also require that all documents are to be exported.