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 Ideally the FTP should be configured across a VPN, but at a minimum it should be a Static (non changing) IP Address. If the IP Address changes, the polling application (S5Poll.exe) will not be able to find the FTP. A Hosted FTP is another alternative,​ because the hosted FTP will always resolve to a web domain such as wws5.com. This solves the problem of a changing IP address, because the domain name will always point to the correct or current IP Address. ​ Ideally the FTP should be configured across a VPN, but at a minimum it should be a Static (non changing) IP Address. If the IP Address changes, the polling application (S5Poll.exe) will not be able to find the FTP. A Hosted FTP is another alternative,​ because the hosted FTP will always resolve to a web domain such as wws5.com. This solves the problem of a changing IP address, because the domain name will always point to the correct or current IP Address. ​
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 +The FTP Port must be set to 21 which is the standard port used for FTP. This port is coded into S5Poll.EXE which is the application that controls the flow of data to the FTP.
  
 The FTP MUST be a standard (Active or Passive) FTP. It **CANNOT** be Secure or SFTP.  This doesn’t mean that the FTP is accessible to everyone. Standard and Secure only relates to the protocols that software programs use to access the FTP. A standard FTP setup will allow a software program to send non-encrypted information back and forth between multiple locations. Secure or SFTP requires information to be encrypted and decrypted in both directions. and S5Poll.exe (Windward Software'​s Application that communicates with the FTP) cannot communicate using that secure FTP protocol. ​ The FTP MUST be a standard (Active or Passive) FTP. It **CANNOT** be Secure or SFTP.  This doesn’t mean that the FTP is accessible to everyone. Standard and Secure only relates to the protocols that software programs use to access the FTP. A standard FTP setup will allow a software program to send non-encrypted information back and forth between multiple locations. Secure or SFTP requires information to be encrypted and decrypted in both directions. and S5Poll.exe (Windward Software'​s Application that communicates with the FTP) cannot communicate using that secure FTP protocol. ​
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