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From Antoine Levy-Lambert <>
Subject Re: SFTP task
Date Wed, 28 Feb 2007 00:59:03 GMT
Hello Dick,

Atsuhiko Yamanaka has created a bug report with an implementation of  
the sftp task.

Maybe you can build it yourself and try it.

You can also vote for the bug report.

Best regards,


On Feb 27, 2007, at 6:38 PM, Anderson, Rob (Global Trade) wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Dick, Brian E. []
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 27, 2007 12:30 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: SFTP task
>> I have the FTP task all over my build files, and now I need
>> to use SFTP.
>> I don't see an SFTP task. I only see sftp as a parameter for
>> the SCP task, but SCP has a completely different syntax from
>> FTP and would require a lot of re-coding.
>> What's the easiest way to get from FTP to SFTP?
>> Later,
>> BEDick
> Please read this...
> This is a qoute from the link above...
> "The name SFTP is really unfortunate, because it confuses people on a
> number of levels. Most take it to stand for "Secure FTP." First,  
> just as
> with scp1, as a protocol it isn't secure at all; the implementation
> derives its security by speaking the protocol over an SSH connection.
> And second, it has nothing whatsoever to do with the FTP protocol.  
> It is
> a common mistake to think you can somehow use SFTP to talk securely to
> an FTP server -- a reasonable enough supposition, given the name."
> The answere to your question is: There is no easy way. You will  
> probably
> have to do some rewriting.
> -Rob Anderson
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