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FTPS on PI for Sender & Receiver

HI ALL,

my sender and reciver system are FTP servers we are using PI 7.1

customer wants make this a secure connectivity ,we are trying to FTPS option.

Query

1)How & from where i can find out the exsisting FTP Server supports FTPS .. ?

2)for the sender FTP server ,do we have to give the certificates from PI ..or FTP server admin has to give certifiactes and we have to import them in PI..and what is that cartifiate

3) For the receiver FTP system ,do we have to give the certificates from PI or FTP server admin has to and we have to import them in PI. ?

4)can we achive FTPS without using certificates .. ? if we are using creaticates User ID and Pwd is required or not .. ?

thanks

Souz

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  • Nov 03, 2009 at 07:54 AM

    Hi,

    If you select FTPS as connection security,its uses SSL and Transport Layer security internally.as per my knowledge you no need to provide any certificates,PI uses stadard internet security standards.

    If you selected FTPS for Connection Security, then enter the following details:its same for sender and receiver.

    1) Under Command Order, specify the sequence of commands used to authenticate and secure the connection.

    Retain the default setting. Only adjust the sequence of commands to match those expected of the FTP server if you encounter problems with the FTP connection. For information about the correct setting, see the documentation for the FTP server.

    2) If you want the adapter to authenticate itself to the FTP server by X.509 certificate and public key cryptography, select Use X.509 Certificate for Client Authentication.

    The corresponding key/certificate pair must be saved in a keystore view of AS Java.

    3) Enter the Keystore and the X.509 Certificate and Private Key.

    refer below link

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nwpi71/helpdata/EN/44/658ac3344a4de0e10000000a1553f7/frameset.htm

    Regards,

    Raj

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      @ Sudhansu

      You can use 3rd party adapters enabling FTPS .Following are steps for using in XI.

      http://aedaptive.com/index.php/solutions/sftp-for-sap-netweaver/how-to-use-the-sftp-adapter

      Just wondering - Why to use a 3rd party adapter when PI's File adapter supports FTPS? 😊

      If the requirement was SFTP, then your above suggestion was good, as Aedaptive's file adapter is good to use for that purpose.

      Regards,

      Neetesh

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    Nov 03, 2009 at 08:17 AM

    Related threads...might be helpfull for you

    steps-for-file-transfer-through-ftps

    ftps-connection-failed-error-certificate-rejected

    /people/krishna.moorthyp/blog/2007/07/31/sftp-vs-ftps-in-sap-pi

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