There are situation you may need to programmatically transfer file from SFTP server to you local environment. Here we will see a code written in Linux environment using Python.
from paramiko import Transport, SFTPClient host = 'myftp.company.com' port = 22 username = 'my_username' password = 'my_password' transport = Transport(sock=(host, port)) transport.connect(username=username, password=password) connection = SFTPClient.from_transport(transport) connection.listdir()# Will List all the files connection.get('myfilename.csv', '/mnt/freshers_in/myfilename.csv', callback=None)
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Things need to know.
SFTP – SSH File Transfer Protocol, or Secure File Transfer Protocol, is a separate protocol packaged with SSH that works in a similar way but over a secure connection. Default PORT is 22.
Paramiko is a Python (2.7, 3.4+) implementation of the SSHv2 protocol , providing both client and server functionality.
You can install paramiko as follows
pip install paramiko