Integrate SFTPCloud with IDrive® e2

Access your cloud data securely using the SFTPCloud service with IDrive® e2. The service supports both Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) and File Transfer Protocol Secure (FTPS). Learn more about SFTPCloud.


Before uploading files using SFTPCloud, you require:

  1. An active IDrive® e2 account. Sign up here if you do not have one.
  2. A bucket in IDrive® e2. See how to create a bucket.
  3. A valid Access Key ID and Secret Access Key. Learn how to create an access key.
  4. An active SFTPCloud account.

Configure SFTPCloud with IDrive® e2

  1. Sign in to SFTPCloud.
  2. Click New SFTP instance to add a new instance.
  3. Select the location of your new instance from the list.
  4. Enter a Name for an instance, and select Custom S3 as Instance storage.
    1. Enter the IDrive® e2 bucket name as the Bucket name.
    2. Enter the IDrive® e2 Access Key as the Access key ID.
    3. Enter the IDrive® e2 Secret Access Key as the Access key secret.
    4. Enter your S3 region as a Region (for example, Virginia).
    5. Enter your S3 end-point as Endpoint (https:// is mandatory).
  5. Click Create SFTP instance.
  6. After creating an SFTP instance, the user can access the IDrive® e2 bucket with objects from the File Manager.