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Posted 03 August 2014 - 14:43
Posted 03 August 2014 - 14:54
It doesn't matter if they push it via FTP to you or you pull it via FTP from you SFTP server. It is still going to be FTP.
If they won't support SFTP, they may be able to do FTPS, which still uses the FTP protocol, but adds a layer of encryption. SFTP is a different protocol altogether, generally utilizing SSH.
Posted 03 August 2014 - 16:15
Thanks Eddie, Is there any mechanism such that the data can be transferred or pulled from FTP > SFTP maintaining the security of data during communication (without FTPS). I am not comfortable with hosting an FTP server at my end because it may be vulnerable to our Production environment.
If they setup FTPS, then what complication can we have pulling data from their end?
Posted 03 August 2014 - 16:37
If you have an SFTP server setup, all they need is an SFTP client, those can be had for free and it really should be that different from their perspective. I'd question as to what the problem is in using SFTP on their end and try to get a specific reason.
Posted 03 August 2014 - 19:00
Without using FTPS or SFTP, your data won't be encrypted.
I agree with heatlessun, if they are unwilling to install a SFTP client, I would seriously question how secure they are to begin with.
If the FTP server is on their side, and FTP client on your side, other than the data not being encrypted, I don't think it'll pose any serious security risks to your server.
Posted 04 August 2014 - 06:40
If they setup FTPS (FTP over SSL), and we setup FTP (without SSL) or FTP client at our end, I think the communication will be in encrypted manner, Am I right?
Now eventually all our recordings are on SFTP server which users listen via Salesforce. So can FTP client Or FTP at our end simply pass the data it receives to SFTP server?
Or is there any such mechanism available?
Posted 04 August 2014 - 07:01
Posted 04 August 2014 - 07:12
Posted 04 August 2014 - 07:38
FTP client at our end to SFTP server at our end
Posted 04 August 2014 - 07:55
Why are you doing that? Just move the files on disk so that the different servers have access to them.
You mean move files from FTP client > SFTP server?
Posted 04 August 2014 - 09:06
If this is at a work place, get out of your job tbh. This is a simple thing to sort out and if you can't it sounds like you're in over your head
Posted 04 August 2014 - 11:37