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SFTP Test Connection Fails With Could Not Establish Connection Connection Timed Out Error (Doc ID 2390176.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2023

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version

SFTP connection test fails with the following error.


Though the connection test fails, SFTP delivery works fine.



The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Login to BI Publisher.
2. Click Administration link.
3. Click Delivery Configuration link.
4. Click FTP tab.
5. Create new SFTP delivery channel, fill the server, port, user information.
6. Click connection test. It fails with the above mentioned exception.


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