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Trading Partner / Application – SFTP

Trading Partner – SFTP

SFTP(Secure File Transfer Protocol) is same as FTP, only known host key is added in partner profile additionally. All the SFTP partners use SFTP protocol.


Partner name  Trading Partner in Partner ID section Partner id is the application id that is utilized  (Oracle ID, SAP ID),  
Partner Id  Provide Valid Trading Partner ID to identify 
Email Id  Provide the email ID of the trading partner contact for the reference 
Phone Number  Provide the Phone number of the Trading Partner  Contact 
Status  Provide the status of the partner whether the partner is Active or Inactive
HostName  HostName of the SFTP Server to which we are connecting to 
Port Number  Port number of the SFTP Server to which we are connecting to
Transfer type  Type of the transfer (Binary / ASCII) 
UserID  User Id that is used to connect to the SFTP server 
Password  Password that is used to connect to the SFTP server 
Delete after collection  Delete the file after collecting the files from the connected server 
In Directory  All the Incoming Inbound files are picked up from In Directory 
Out Directory  All the outbound files are dropped in Out Directory 
Polling Interval  Provides the interval in which we need to collect the files 
Known Host Key  Certificate that is used to connect to the SFTP server, this certificate is checked into the Sterling B2B Integrator in the – Trading Partner -> SSH -> Known host key 
Upload Certificate  If you don’t have specified Known host key in the Known host key drop down box then upload the certificate that will upolad in SI ,then you can see the that particular known host key in the drop down list.

In case, if we have to use the user and directory of our SI machine. We can provide any existing ones which are manually created.

Please find the below link for more details

If we are to give new details, we can provide the same and click on the Create User in SI and Create Directory in SI check boxes. This will invoke the API which automatically creates the mentioned user and directory in Sterling Integrator.

Application – SFTP

The process for creating an application which uses SFTP is similar to how we created the Trading Partner with SFTP above.


Updated on June 3, 2019

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