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Posted by: Chris Proctor
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Columbia Sports Company
Portland, OR
sFTP documentation needed
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Published: 24 Jul 2012
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sFTP documentation needed Published by: Chris Proctor on 24 Jul 2012 view comments(2)

Good morning. Does anyone know where I might be able to find a good, accurate document on how to set up sFTP for v6r1? I have a request to do this for one of our vendors and I have no clue on what's involved, so the more detailed the documentation, the better.



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Posted by: DaleB
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Reading, PA
Comment on: sFTP documentation needed
Posted: 11 years 1 months 28 days 17 hours 56 minutes ago

I had looked at this at one point, but it was eventually abandoned in favor of a different solution. Still, for what it's worth...

sFTP is part of the Portable Utilities (no charge) licensed program. Have you been to the web site? 5733-SC1 - IBM Portable Utilities for i5/OS This is a port of OpenSSH (IBM didn't write it, just ported to i OS). There's a link to OpenSSH's site from the SC1 site.

There were some articles in IBM Systems mag. Try SSH Helps Protect Network Communications from Prying Eyes, which has a link to Installing and Configuring the IBM Portable Utilities for i5/OS.

Posted by: BrianR
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Green Bay, WI
Comment on: sFTP documentation needed
Posted: 11 years 1 months 28 days 12 hours 23 minutes ago
Edited: Wed, 25 Jul, 2012 at 13:51:02 (4077 days ago)

Scott Klement has a presentation PDF on his website that helped me.  It's at: http://www.scottklement.com/presentations/#OPENSSH (look for the one titled Setting up and !--script--ing the OpenSSH, SFTP, and SCP Utilities on IBM i).