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We are using the operation SFTPClientGet and the parameter RemoteFilePattern to do a multiple get. See the below example.
We would like to have an input parameter allowing us to set a maximum number of files processed during one sftp get operation.
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During a multiple get with the parameter RemoteFilePattern, we cannot control the number of files retrieved. Then, if the remote sftp server produce thousands of files matching the RemoteFilePattern, it can lead us to a flood situation.
Therefore we would like to have an input paramter allowing us to set a maximum number of files processed during one sftp get operation.
At the moment the workaround is to first list the directory and count the number of files available before making the sftp get. If the number of files available is too high for us, we can decide to not execute the sftp get. But this workaround is not convenient because we never retrieve any file at all until human intervention on the remote sftp server.
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