Can we use SCP/SFTP protocol in SCP job type to transfer files from/to a MS Windows host server?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

SCP Job Type:

You can define a Secure Copy job to transfer binary files between an agent computer and a remote computer. The Secure Copy job can upload data to or download data from a remote server. The data is encrypted during the transfer.

It uses SFTP/SCP protocol.

Note: To run these jobs, your system requires CA WA Agent for UNIX, Linux, Windows, or i5/OS

 

Question:

Can we use SCP/SFTP protocol in SCP job type to transfer files from/to a MS Windows host server?

Environment:
CA WAAE R11.3.6 Onwards
Answer:

- SFTP/SCP protocol option is not available out of the box or by default. It might be possible using 3rd party SSH tools, however CA does not recommend any such tools.

 

Additional Information:

 

Secure Copy Jobs Overview