The SFTP File Transfer is a feature that allows you to receive CME Group historic files using a secure file transfer protocol.
Choose whichever method you prefer to download files. This document will show examples using the free FTP application FileZilla. The below table outlines all the information you may need to input to begin file transfers.
|2222 (this may be subject to change)
|API key from CME
|API password from CME
Make sure to set your Logon Type to Normal so that you may enter your API key and password.
After configuring the connection, you may navigate the folder structure to find the files you wish to transfer.
The folder structure is arranged like so:
An example of a directory path can be:
You have the option to navigate to the exact file to download it or to download a batch of files from a given directory. Note: you can only view and transfer historic data you have already purchased based on the entitlements associated with your API key.
*The right-hand side of the screen shows historic data that you have access to. The left-hand side of the screen shows the local directory you wish to transfer files to.
**The bottom section of the screen shows the status of active and queued transfers.