Some extractors require you to place a file with credentials or other information inside your Meltano project. This is easy when your project lives on your local machine, but not quite as straightforward for project hosted on meltanodata.com.
When you need to upload files into your Meltano project on meltanodata.com, we recommend using FTP (File Transfer Protocol). This will allow you to login to your Meltano project and interact with it similar to how you would work with any directory on your computer.
There are many options when it comes to FTP software. A great option we recommend is FileZilla since it works on all platforms and is 100% free! As a result, we will be using it for the remainder of this tutorial.
First, we will start by saving a new connection in FileZilla.
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Connectand you should see your files on the right side of FileZilla!
To upload files, all you need to do is:
Once you see the file appear on the right panel, your upload is successfully uploaded onto the server! 🎉