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Scheduling to SFTP Destination

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This feature is available from BI 4.1SP06 onwards.

Scheduling to SFTP Destination

Scheduling allows a program object to be run at a future time from a web application such as the Central Management Console (CMC) or BI launch pad. A new destination
SFTP Server is added.

SFTP protocol is a computing network protocol for accessing and managing files on remote file systems, similar to FTP. SFTP encrypt commands and data both, preventing passwords and sensitive information from being transmitted in the clear over a network. The advantages of having SFTP is that it allows secure transmission of data using Fingerprint authentication.

Steps for SFTP Scheduling.

1 .The destination has to be enabled in CMC on the Adaptive Job Server. The details of the SFTP Server needs to entered in the respective field,
along with the SHA FingerPrint of the server. Please refer the admin guide to know more details about SFTP.


To Enable Destination on Adaptive Job Server (AJS), please follow the following steps.

1a) Choose destinations on AJS under Servers in CMC.

1b)Enable the SFTP Server in CMC. Enter the SFTP Server details  ,along with the FingerPrint Value .

Host: IP address of SFTP Server.

Port: Port of SFTP Server.

User Name: Username to  access SFTP Server

Password :Password to access SFTP Server.

Account: Account needed to access SFTP Server.

Directory: Directory location in SFTP Server where the Document is to be delivered.

File Name:Select Use Automatically Generated Name or Use Specific Name.

FingerPrint :Host key fingerprint of the SFTP server

Save the details.

2)Scheduling
2a)Scheduling in LaunchPad.

SFTP Destination is available under Destinations on Document Scheduling.

2b) We can choose to use default settings in which case the settings on the AJS will be used, otherwise we can also give explicit details as shown below and  choose to schedule.

2c) The Schedule goes to running and then status can be seen as shown below.

2d) The Scheduled document is delivered successfully to the SFTP Server.

3)Scheduling in CMC.

3a) SFTP Destination is available under Destinations on Document Scheduling.

3b) We can choose to use default settings in which case the settings on the AJS will be used, otherwise we can also give explicit details as shown below and choose to schedule.

3c)  The Schedule goes to running and then status can be seen as shown below.

3d) The Scheduled document is delivered successfully to the SFTP Server.

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