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2709145 - SFTP File Location fails to connect - Data Services


  • Setting up File Location object for sFTP using Public Key authorization
  • Steps to create a private and public key for sFTP
  • Where to place the generated keys for use with Linux sFTP File Location object?
  • Is the Linux file path to the key files entered in the File Location configuration in Designer?
  • What SSH format is required for the keys?
  • Error: <(-16) unable to open the public key file>
  • Error: <(-18) Username/PublicKey combination invalid>
  • 'Could not authenticate SSH session for File location Object. Error:<(-16) unable to open the public key file'  



SAP Data Services


SAP Data Services 4.2


SFTP, DS , KBA , EIM-DS-EXE , Job Execution , Problem

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