Note: This tip is for use with SecureFX for Windows.
Do you need to secure your scripted remote logon and file transfers?
Use the VCP command-line utility
or the SFXCL
command-line tool bundled with SecureFX® for Windows. VCP and SFXCL support simple
file transfers with SSH-based strong encryption and authentication.
VCP is part of VanDyke Software's ClientPack, a collection of command-line
utilities and is included with
the VShell® Server for secure automation. Two VCP options
scripted transfers. For example, the
used to specify
way, the batch file does not need to contain or make reference to a password,
closing a major security hole. The public key can be secured using network
privileges. The -r switch copies the entire directory structure recursively.
A recursive copy command copies all files in the specified folder and
files in any sub-folders.
With the SFXCL utility included with SecureFX 2.0 for Windows and later
releases, the "QuickSync" flag can be used to synchronize two
sites, or a pre-stored session from SecureFX's database can be used to
transfer from one site to another.