Advanced Options Dialog
The dialog box opens when you click the Advanced Options button in the Connection tab of the Deployment page. Use this dialog box to customize upload/download by specifying additional protocol-specific options for server configurations of the type FTP/SFTP/FTPS.
|Passive mode||Select this checkbox to set the client on your machine to the passive mode, when it connects to the server to inform about being in the passive mode, receives the port number to listen to, and established data connection through the port with the received number. This mode is helpful when your machine is behind a firewall.||FTP, FTPS|
|Show and process hidden files||When this checkbox is selected: |
The name of a hidden file or directory starts with a dot (
|Compatibility mode||Select this checkbox to ensure compatibility in child file naming with your FTP server. |
This option is helpful if the remote FTP server reports the following error:
Selecting this option may slow down synchronization with the server.
|Retrieve accurate files timestamps|| Use this drop-down list to specify the MDTM FTP command calling policy to retrieve the last-modified time of a given file on the remote host. The available options are: ||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Limit concurrent connections||Select this checkbox to have WebStorm restrict the number of connections to be supported simultaneously and specify the maximum number of allowed connections in the text box.||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Control encoding||In this text box, specify the encoding that matches the encoding used by your server. Accept the default value if you are not sure that it supports UTF-8 encoding.||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Always use LIST command|| Select this checkbox to use the standard ||FTP, FTPS|
|Send keep alive message each||In this text box, specify how often you want WebStorm to send commands to the server to reset the timeout and thus preserve the connection.||FTP, FTPS, SFTP|
|Use keep alive command||From this drop-down list, choose the commands to be sent to the server to reset the timeout and thus preserve the connection.||FTP, FTPS|
|Ignore info messages|| On some SFTP servers, the SSH banner may be enabled. Every time a connection is established, a pop-up window with an information message may be shown and to continue you would need to click OK. |
To suppress showing the information pop-up window, select the Ignore info messages checkbox.