SCP Agents

This section describes the SCP collection and forwarding agents. The collection agent is available for batch and real-time workflows. The forwarding agent is available for batch workflows. 

The SCP protocol is intended for use with SSH servers that do not support the SFTP protocol. SCP is applied by issuing remote shell commands over the SSH connection with server systems that understand standard shell commands such as the Unix command syntax.


The reader of this information should be familiar with the SSH2 and SCP protocols. Additionally, SCP-specific credentials need to be prepared in advance consisting of the following. 

  • Server Identification

  • Attributes

  • Authentication

  • Server Keys