SFTP with .PPK file
smaclean at madmansoft.com
Thu Mar 16 07:53:20 EDT 2017
Thank you so much for reply!
I converted the key file as you described, however, I’m still getting the error 67 (authentication error) when running the script.
Any further help would be greatly appreciated.
> On Mar 16, 2017, at 3:08 AM, Charles Warwick via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> It looks like you are using a SSH private key in PuTTY format (.ppk). tsNet requires it to be in OpenSSH format.
> That is easy to fix though, you can convert the .ppk with PuttyGen.
> To do this, open PuttyGen and load the .ppk file. Then select "Conversions" -> "Export OpenSSH key".
> Apart from that, just make sure that your call to tsNetGet includes the full path of the file you want to download.
> Hope that helps,
> On 16/03/2017 6:01 AM, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode wrote:
>> Well, still no luck in getting it to work, but getting closer…
>> I found a sample file linked to on livecode.com <http://livecode.com/>. Modifying it to use the key file, I have:
>> on mouseUp
>> local tHeaders, tResult, tSettings
>> put “xxxxxxxx" into tSettings["username"]
>> put URL "binfile:D:\private.ppk" into tPrivKey
>> put tPrivKey into tSettings["ssh_priv_key"]
>> put tsNetGet("1", "sftp://secure.xxxxxxxx.us/", tHeaders, "transferComplete", tSettings) into tResult
>> end mouseUp
>> However, it returns:
>> tsneterr: (67) Authentication failure
>> Again, I can access the sftp site with no problems using the WinSCP ftp client and the key file.
>> Any suggestions??
>> Steve MacLean
>>> On Mar 15, 2017, at 9:38 AM, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Looking to use tsNet to connect to a SFTP server that uses username and a private key instead of a password. The private key is contained in a file.
>>> I use WinSCP and can link the connection to the file and can connect fine.
>>> In LC, I’ve set the CABundle to the file, but am not sure this is how it’s supposed to work. Getting an auth error when doing tsNetGet.
>>> Any help would be appreciated.
>>> Steve MacLean
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