BizTalk server has supported the FTP (File Transfer Protocol) adapter since its early release.
With the BizTalk 2010 release, Microsoft enhanced the existing FTP adapter to support
(FTPS), which encrypts the data transfers between systems. In the BizTalk 2013 release, Microsoft added SFTP (SSH
File Transfer Protocol also, called Secure File Transfer Protocol). This has been much anticipated over the years and it is great that a true SFTP adapter now exists with BizTalk server. In
the past for one had to rely on the open source adapter developed by Blogical found on
CodePlex or an adapter from commercial third parties (like
/n software SFTP). Now you will have advantages of Microsoft support for out-of-the-box of SFTP adapter.
For more information about BizTalk Server 2013 new features check this link
In this article I will demonstrate step by step of the followings:
Create a new local user Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Computer Management -> Local Users and
Groups -> right click User -> New User-> Specify a User name and password.
Now you will see the following window as Figure 3.
Create Send port and Name Snd_SFTP select
type from drop down list SFTP then click Configure
then fill setting as Figure 9.
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I like this article as I wanted to know how to work with this adapter. It includes how to test the adapter, which is valuable in case one likes to try out this new adapter in BizTalk 2013!
Suleiman. You could change title to BizTalk Server 2013: How to use SFTP Adapter and move in the section of BizTalk Server 2013 in the BizTalk Server Resources on the TechNet Wiki page.
updated title and moved to BizTalk 2013 section
Nice article. Do you know whether there is anyway of specifying a proxy for the SFTP Adapter? I can't find anyway to do it in this adapter.
It really good questıon, I double check Biztalk 2013 Documentation but unfortunaltey it seems that BızTalk 2013 SFTP adapter does not yet support connections through proxys :(
However, blogical sftp aadter support connections through proxys,