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Extract ZIP file on FTP

The Azure FTP Connector currently has a limit on file size of 50MB. That’s pretty tiny for a file transfer application. It may even mean that you are unable to use this connector. There’s a solution however. In my situation I had a file of 134MB. I send this file in zipped format to the…

Azure filesize limitations

While you, as a Microsoft developer, are inclined to approach Azure from the opportunities side, it’s also worth looking at the limitations. I didn’t find a web source with a full list of limitations. That’s why I simply start by discussing two file size limitations here: The FTP connector trigger supports max 50 MB. I…

SFTP versus FTPS

SFTP stands for Secure FTP, that is FTP over SSH. FTPS is FTP over SSL. FTP over SSL is basically like a regular FTP connection and doesn’t require any further explanation. Secure FTP is more complex. The S in SFTP refers to SSH (= Secure Shell). SSH is a tunneling protocol, that means the FTP…