Trying to automate SFTP process on an Alpha OpenVms system?

I have tried

    sftp  "username@xx.xx.xx.xx"

then asks for password

Have used the regular ftp command before, but does not apply here
FTP  xx.xx.xx.xx/USERNAME=" "/PASSWORD=" "
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nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
sftp is meant for interactive use, have you tried scp?
At work i'll check this today later on.
nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
Indeed try scp it should work (it also does work on VMS 7.3-2).

ljubisa60Author Commented:
I tried scp and got the message below:\

scp xx.xx.xx.xx
tcpip$ssh_scp2.exe: warning: Missing destination file
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nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
scp work like the copy command:

scp user@remotehost:/path     [.mydir]

   scp remote-source local-dest
   scp loca-source remote-dest

See also:

  help scp examples
  scp -h
for options.


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nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
any progress, additional questions?
nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
any news?
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nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
The answer is correct, ....
For OpenVMS as well as Linux....
Man page linux:

OpenVMS uses filenames modeled after { NODENAME { "username{ password}"}::} {DEVICE:} {[Directory]} Filename {.Type}{;version}
Where {..} denote optional field.
Directory can be to denote multiple levels.  this is for the ODS -2 filesystem.
The ODS-5 filesystem can hold ODS-2 + anything windows can create....
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