Downloading ftp TIF into Rstudio Cloud

I'm trying to download a TIF file straight into RStudio Cloud, but I cannot manage to do so..

I have already tried:

down1 <- paste0("ftp://",email,":",email,"@","ftpserver/DesiredTif.tif")
download.file(down1, basename(down1))

cannot open URL.....: status was 'Couldn't connect to server'

and also tried this:


Error in function (type, msg, asError = TRUE) :
Failed to connect to port 21: Connection timed out


can you get it to work from another R environment, like your local machine? (I'm basically trying to determine if this is specific to

Sorry, I cannot manage to do so in my R environment, I was just trying to work around not being able to use RSelenium in Cloud.

Fixed section.

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