Deployment: Connection Tab
|Name||The text box shows the configuration name specified in the Add Server dialog box. Edit the configuration name, if necessary.|
|Visible only for this project|| Use this checkbox to configure the visibility of the server access configuration (deployment configuration). |
|Access type||From this drop-down list, choose the way to access the server. Use the Up and Down keyboard keys to scroll through the list of server configuration types. The available options are: |
Upload/Download Project Files
In this area, specify the settings for accessing the server to upload and download files to and from.
The set of controls in the area depends on the chosen server access type.
|Folder||In this field, specify the server configuration root. |
The server configuration root is the highest folder in the file tree on the server that can be accessed through the server configuration. The easiest way is to use the document root of your Web server as defined in the Web server configuration file. However you can appoint any other existing folder under the document root.
|Local or mounted folder|
|FTP/FTPS/SFTP host||In this text box, specify the host name of the FTP/SFTP server to upload the files to.||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Port||In this text box, specify the port to use. The default values are: ||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Root Path|| In this text box, specify the server configuration root relative to your user home which was defined when you registered your account. This folder will be the highest one in the folder structure accessible through the current server configuration. Do one of the following: ||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Autodetect||Click this button to have IntelliJ IDEA detect the user home folder settings on the FTP/SFTP server and set up the root path according to them.||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|User name|| In this text box, type your user name for authentication to the server. |
The button is only enabled when you have specified your user credentials.
|FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Log in as anonymous||Select this checkbox to enable anonymous access to the server with your email address as password.||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Auth type|| From this drop-down list, select the client authentication method. The available options are: |
See the Generating a new SSH key and adding it to the ssh-agent tutorial for details on working with SSH keys.
|Password||In this text box, type your password for authentication to the server.||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Private key file||In this text box, specify the location of your private key file.||SFTP|
|Passphrase||In this text box, specify your authentication passphrase.||SFTP|
|Save password||Select this checkbox to have IntelliJ IDEA remember the specified password.||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Save passphrase||Select this checkbox to have IntelliJ IDEA remember the specified passphrase.||SFTP|
|Test FTP/FTPS/SFTP connection||Click this button to check that the specified settings ensure successful connection via FTP/SFTP.||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Explicit||Choose this option to have the explicit (active) security applied. Immediately after establishing connection, the FTP client on your machine sends a command to the server to establish secure control connection through the default FTP port.||FTPS|
|Implicit||Choose this option to have the implicit (passive) security applied. In this case, security is provided automatically upon establishing connection to the server which appoints a separate port for secure connections.||FTPS|
|Advanced options||Click this button to specify additional uploading settings in the Advanced Options dialog box that opens.||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Web server root URL|| In this text box, specify the URL address of the Web server root folder. Both the HTTP and the HTTPS protocols are supported. |
To access a server through HTTPS, you need to acquire a certificate file
To import a certificate in Oracle JRE:
|Open||Click this button to make sure that the specified server root URL address is accessible and points at the correct Web page.||All|