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Status Planned for future release
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 5, 2018

Private Key auth support for SFTP connector

(Raised on behalf of a customer) Need Private key authentication support in SFTP connector as could not find this option in the SFTP connector configuration.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 122074
RFE Product IBM App Connect (formerly Cast Iron)
  • Guest
    Feb 28, 2021


    Thanks for opening this RFE. This is a valid request on our backlog. We will review this in our future planning. Also please review the latest feature of Mapping Assist available as part of our Cloud Pak for Integration if that helps in large mappings.

  • Guest
    Jul 30, 2018

    More and more we have clients who want us to connect to them using our own SSH key using SFTP, NOT FTPS. In the Cast Iron Studio there DOES NOT appear to be a way to do this. The Cast Iron Studio tool (7.5.1, CFix 11) only shows three types of Security: FTP, SFTP and FTPS. Only FTPS seems to have the ability to associate a Client Certificate Alias Name which is not the same thing as I am asking.

    When a client insists that our inbound connection to them be done with an SSH key - we cannot accommodate them which then means we have to use another FTP product to send the output from CastIron to them by using our SSH key in another product. This adds extra complexity which could be avoided if only CastIron allowed this as an option.