Manage SFTP Polling Listeners

You can configure the  to poll a directory on an external SFTP server periodically for messages to process. If a new message is found, it is retrieved from the server and processed.
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You can configure the
API Gateway
 to poll a directory on an external SFTP server periodically for messages to process. If a new message is found, it is retrieved from the server and processed.
You can customize SFTP polling behavior with the
sftpPolling.*
cluster properties. For a list of these properties, see Input/Output Cluster Properties.
To manage SFTP polling listeners
:
  1. In the Policy Manager, select
    [Tasks] > Transports > Manage SFTP Polling Listeners
    from the Main Menu (on the browser client, from the Manage menu). The Manage SFTP Polling Listeners dialog appears. 
  2. The SFTP polling listeners configured are displayed. Perform an action.
  3. Click [
    Close
    ] when done.
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Create a new SFTP polling listener
  1. Click [
    Create
    ].
  2. Configure the new listener. For a description of each property, see SFTP Polling Listener Properties.
Clone an existing SFTP polling listener
  1. Select the listener to clone.
  2. Click [
    Clone
    ].
  3.  Edit the SFTP Polling Listener Properties as required.
Remove an SFTP polling listener
  1. Select the listener to remove.
  2. Click [
    Remove
    ]. The listener is removed from the list.
As an alternative to remove the listener, you can disable it instead. To disable a listener, view its properties and clear the
Enabled
check box.
View or edit the properties for an SFTP polling listener
  1. Select the listener to view or edit.
  2. Click [
    Properties
    ].
  3.  Edit the SFTP Polling Listener Properties as required.