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Secure File Transfer Protocol - overview

SFTP is a secure protocol for transferring data that ensures that nobody can see your data but you. Adobe Engineering Services can set up an SFTP account to securely retain your data.

Push Delivery

This means that Adobe's servers "push" the file to your servers. Essentially, we deliver it to your end point.
Data Warehouse and Analytics Data Feed can push data via SFTP.
The following Analytics tools cannot push data via SFTP:
  • Reports & Analytics
  • Ad Hoc Analysis
  • Report Builder

Pull Delivery

This means that the file is sent to one of Adobe's servers using normal FTP. If you want the file on your server, you have to pull it off Adobe's server using SFTP from your server to Adobe's FTP server. You can do this using one of three methods: