How To Setup a Test SFTP connection for Testing your CPI Iflows end to end
In this blog post , I shall be sharing how to create a test SFTP server and test your CPI iflows end to end .
As a first step lets see how to create a SFTP test server
Step 1: Set up a cloud server
Create a VM instance on Google cloud platform compute Engine
select compute Engine < VM instance
Select the Create instance as shown below
Select your machine type to the which ever option suits your needs , then for Boot disk select ‘centOS’
- For public authentication deploy the credentials for SFTP server in Security Material.
>To check the connectivity:
paste your host and port details from cyber duck and test the connectivity
Copy the host key after successful test and deploy the text file (known_hosts.txt) . This will be used to authenticate the servers.
Here I have created a simple Iflow with SFTP receiver channel for demo
Once artifact is deployed we can see the completed messages in message monitoring and Login to the SFTP server and verify the file in respective folder .
There, file placed -:)
Easily you can create a test sftp server to test your iflows and this blog post helps the beginners who needs to explore and test the flows end to end using sender/ receiver connectivity.