Topic "WinSCP powershell script to confirm file exists"

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I have a powershell script that connect to a server via sftp

I am getting the error host key not verified

I get this error in the log
. 2014-08-01 13:52:47.987 Asking user:
. 2014-08-01 13:52:47.987 **Continue connecting to an unknown server and add its host key to a cache?**
. 2014-08-01 13:52:47.987
. 2014-08-01 13:52:47.987 The server's host key was not found in the cache. You have no guarantee that the server is the computer you think it is.

How can I get around this in a powershell script

thank you
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I assume you have set wrong host key fingerprint to SessionOptions.SshHostKeyFingerprint.

If you need more help, please attach a full session log file showing the problem (using the latest version of WinSCP).

To generate log file, set Session.SessionLogPath. Submit the log with your post as an attachment. Note that passwords and passphrases not stored in the log. You may want to remove other data you consider sensitive though, such as host names, IP addresses, account names or file names (unless they are relevant to the problem). If you do not want to post the log publicly, you can mark the attachment as private.
Martin Prikryl

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