By default the RSA Identity Governance & Lifecycle hardware appliance is configured to allow the transfer of files to and from the hardware appliance via FTP. Your site may require that you transfer data files securely to the RSA Identity Governance & Lifecycle server using SFTP rather than the FTP protocol. This document describes how to configure SFTP for the RSA Identity Governance & Lifecycle hardware appliance using a username and password method rather than using public and private keys.
To configure SFTP for the RSA Identity Governance & Lifecycle hardware appliance, login as the root user and create a new SFTP user as follows. Note that an SFTP account requires shell access to the appliance. In this example a user called sftpuser is created.
Create the user:
Change the user directory to point to the ftp directory: