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WebSphere Datapower FTP Polling Functionality Use Cases

FTP Polling, sFTP over SSL & sFTP over SSH

The Datapower appliances support the use of the FTP protocols for message transport. The purpose of this article is to present number of common use case scenarios for FTP polling, illustrating correct configurations of the device to support the use case.

The use case scenarios are as follows:

1- FTP Poller - polling files in one directory and transfer them to another directory

2- FTP Poller – polling files from FTP SERVER and forward them to another service

3- FTP Poller (sFTP – FTP over SSL) - polling files from FTP SERVER and forward them to another service

4- FTP Poller (sFTP – FTP over SSH) - polling files from FTP SERVER and forward them to another service

 

1- FTP Poller (Simple)

In this scenario, the Datapower device performs the following tasks:

a- Polling files in one directory (/get) and transferred to another directory (/put) with the same file name on remote FTP Server

PROCESS:

Perform the following steps

1- Create a new Multi-Protocol Gateway with the following values

Input

Values

Name

FTPServiceMPGW

Type

dynamic-backend

Response Type

XML

Request Type

XML


 

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Asim Saddal works in the Middleware (WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Datapower, WebSphere Process Server, WebSphere VE) practice of IBM Software Services for WebSphere.