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Ashley Cooper
August 27, 2009 19:24
RE: SFTP from Perl for Windows
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You beauty! I am new to this whole ppm thing, and didn't know about the
additional repositories.

I have now been able to install the FTLSSL module I originally wanted
and make some progress at last.

Thanks a million. :-)


-----Original Message-----
From: [] 
Sent: Friday, 28 August 2009 11:21 AM
To: Ashley Cooper
Subject: RE: SFTP from Perl for Windows

Ashley Cooper wrote:
> Unfortunately I forgot to mention a crucial point about
> the function I am trying to code for.
> The source Windows server from which the files have to be
> copied is external to our organisation - the server
> belongs to a third party. The server is open for SFTP
> transfers on a specified port only, so any solution
> requiring an SSH connection is not going to work - unless
> the third party changes their architecture which is
> unlikely.
> My reading of this is that any solution that requires an
> SSH connection (including NET::SFTP::Foreign and other
> ActiveState modules which explicitly call an ssh
> executable to establish a connection) is not going to fly.
> The module Net:FTPSSL would appear to be a solution but it
> is not on ActiveState and attempts to download and install
> it manually from CPAN have failed.
> So I am still open to any alternative solutions, or words
> of advice from anyone who has managed to successfully
> install Net::FTPSSL.
> Regards,
> @shley

You need to add additional ppm repositories.  You can find
Net::FTPSSL on either the Trouchelle or University of
Winnipeg repositories.


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