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SFTP...any support for this?

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#1 ·  Posted

My web host just upgraded servers and informed me that the new server no longer will support FTP but rather SFTP.

Ergo all my scripts that I wrote with FTP no longer are able to log into the new server (they worked great with the old server but oh well).

Anyone have a updated FTP UDF that can access a SFTP server?

TIA


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#2 ·  Posted

My web host just upgraded servers and informed me that the new server no longer will support FTP but rather SFTP.

Ergo all my scripts that I wrote with FTP no longer are able to log into the new server (they worked great with the old server but oh well).

Anyone have a updated FTP UDF that can access a SFTP server?

TIA

What client software will you use? For example, WinSCP has built-in command line functionality. But if you are using PKI/CACs to authenticate, it probably won't work for you. How will you authenticate the host? And the client?

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#3 ·  Posted

SFTP = Secure FTP here, right? (not simple FTP...)

In a few weeks I might have to automate some Secure FTP transfers as well. So if you find a solution how to easily automate this with autoit, it would be very kind of you to PM me.

Thanks, Rudi.


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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

What client software will you use? For example, WinSCP has built-in command line functionality. But if you are using PKI/CACs to authenticate, it probably won't work for you. How will you authenticate the host? And the client?

Granted for user driven interfaces, WinSCP is my tool of choice. But I need to be able to connect to a secure FTP server thru my script. I've been using the FTP UDF and that worked on my old server running plain-Jane FTP. Times are-a-changin. I was hoping for something a little less reliant on external third-party apps that I could build into the script/utility itself.

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#5 ·  Posted

Granted for user driven interfaces, WinSCP is my tool of choice. But I need to be able to connect to a secure FTP server thru my script. I've been using the FTP UDF and that worked on my old server running plain-Jane FTP. Times are-a-changin. I was hoping for something a little less reliant on external third-party apps that I could build into the script/utility itself.

No third-party implies you think Microsoft implemented standards-based SFTP somewhere. They didn't, as far as I can tell. All your options are for adding some kind of third-part software to your Windows environment, or forcing your non-Windows server to provide a more Microsoft-based access like FTPS (FTP over TLS\SSL).

For adding to Windows, you have for example CYGWIN to provide a *nix environment, with ssh and rsync. That might work for you. From a bash shell EVERYTHING is scriptable!

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#7 ·  Posted

Maybe this is usable, u can use it as command line in background:

http://curl.haxx.se/


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