SFTP Adapter Frequently Asked Questions
This topic lists the Frequently Asked Questions when using the SFTP Adapter.
Question: Can the SFTP Adapter be used with the mutual authentication method (public key and password)?
Answer: No. The SFTP adapter supports Password authentication or Public Key authentication. Mutual authentication is not supported.
Question: What private key formats are supported? Can the OpenSSH private key format be used?
Answer: The SFTP adapter supports only the PuTTY private key file format. PuTTYgen can be used to convert from OpenSSH to the .ppk format.
Question: For SSHServerHostKeyFingerPrint, which fingerprint algorithm and format should be used?
Answer: You should use the MD5 fingerprint of the server’s key in the format:
ssh-rsa 2048 90:e4:9b:67:d9:22:a7:5f:6f:33:db:6a:b1:23:96:12.
Question: Does the SFTP adapter support 256-bit encryption?
Answer: Yes - The SFTP adapter supports 256-bit encryption. The supported encryption algorithms include:
AES encryption: 256-bit, 192-bit, or 128-bit SDCTR or CBC
3DES (Triple-DES) encryption: 168-bit SDCTR or CBC
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