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3088696 - Middleware Failed to connect to SFTP - "Exception message is:"


Your Boomi or CPI failed to connect to SFTP with the following error message: Failed to connect to host: on port 22.  Exception message is:


  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
    • Boomi
    • CPI


You cannot use "https://" in the beginning of the URL to connect to an SFTP from a middleware. 


Remove the "https://" and use only the SFTP URL, like for an example:

Use only when connecting to the SFTP from the browser. 


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