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What is the problem & resolution?

Anonymous wrote:


What was the problem back there, and it's resolution because I'm following the same issue.


Re: PowerShell Script Not Working

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PowerShell Script Not Working

I am trying to use the below script to upload files with SFTP but it is not working. The script executes and returns to a prompt, but my file never uploads. Can someone please take a look and see if they see something I am missing? I can add the credentials manually to the GUI and everything works correctly.

param (
$localPath = "XXXXXXXXX",
$remotePath = "XXXXXXXXXXX",
$backupPath = "XXXXXXXXXXX"

# Load WinSCP .NET assembly
Add-Type -Path "c:\progra~2\winscp\WinSCPnet.dll"

# Load WinSCP .NET assembly
#[Reflection.Assembly]::LoadFrom("WinSCP.dll") | Out-Null

# Connection Settings
$sessionOptions = New-Object WinSCP.SessionOptions
$sessionOptions.Protocol = [WinSCP.Protocol]::Sftp
$sessionOptions.HostName = "XXXXXXXXXXX"
$sessionOptions.UserName = "XXXXXXXXXXX"
$sessionOptions.Password = "XXXXXXXXXXX"
$sessionOptions.GiveUpSecurityAndAcceptAnySshHostKey = "true"
#$sessionOptions.SshHostKeyFingerprint =

$session = New-Object WinSCP.Session

# Connect

# Upload files, collect results
$transferResult = $session.PutFiles($localPath, $remotePath)

# Iterate over every transfer
foreach ($transfer in $transferResult.Transfers)
# Success or error?
if ($transfer.Error -eq $Null)
Write-Host ("Upload of {0} succeeded, moving to backup" -f
# Upload succeeded, move source file to backup
Move-Item $transfer.FileName $backupPath
Write-Host ("Upload of {0} failed: {1}" -f
$transfer.FileName, $transfer.Error.Message)
# Disconnect, clean up

exit 0
catch [Exception]
Write-Host $_.Exception.Message
exit 1