How to get to the root of a directory on a remote server

How to get to the root directory on a remote server

When getting the list of files from a remote server using the “Get remote files list” action with the File Transfer Task, you may need to use a special escape character sequence to get to the root of the remote directory. The typical characters used for this is “//”. Here is a list of the ways to get to the root of a directory on a remote server:

  1. // Standard
  1. //! Used when some Linux/Unix OS/SFTP Client will not allow // to work

  1. /-/ Used when SFTP client software have combined Java coding

  1. /-/! Used when some Linux/Unix OS/SFTP Client have a combined Java coding

  1. /// Used when SFTP client software automatically drops a / in process