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    Procedure to set SFTP key authentication in Alma

    • Product: Alma
    • Product Version: July 2016 Release
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct, Direct, Local, Total Care


    How to set SFTP key authentication in Alma?



    • In order to configure and generate a key in Alma you need the following information: 
    • - S/FTP server IP
    • - PORT

    The section "Adding S/FTP Connections" of the document "Alma > Product Documentation > Alma Online Help (English) > Administration > External Systems"

    States that the SSH public key is created automatically and displayed on the Alma S/FTP Connections page (in the new UI: Alma Configuration > General > External Systems: S/FTP Definitions), when one creates a new S/FTP Connection and checks the box "FTP Server Secured". 


    • Institution will need to:
    • 1. Activate the authentication key on their s/ftp server
    • 2. Open firewall for a range of ExL IPs
    • - Allowed S/FTP Connections
    • - S/FTP Definitions


    See range of IPs under:

    Technical Requirements for Alma and Discovery Implementation


    • Article last edited: 22-Sept-2017
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