Automated SCP file transfers can be orchestrated in your Flux workflow using SCPAction. This action supports file uploads or downloads using SCP. SCP is basically a remote copy (rcp) through a SSH tunnel. It is easy to setup key-based SSH login for your systems, here is one article describing the steps for Mac. You could also run arbitrary system commands or scripts using this action.

Here is a screen shot showing SCPAction configuration that downloads logs from a linux host.

Here is a screen shot showing SCPAction configuration that executes a remote disk check command for a linux host.

A sample test case that shows how this action could be integrated within a Flux workflow using Java API.

Maven users could just drop this dependency in your POM to use this plugin in your project.

<dependency>
  <groupId>com.fluxcorp.plugins</groupId>
  <artifactId>scp-action</artifactId>
  <version>1.0.3.SNAPSHOT</version>
</dependency>

Make sure you include this maven repository where the plugin snapshots are deployed.

<repository>
  <id>sonatype-nexus-snapshots</id>
  <name>sonatype-nexus-snapshots</name>
  <url>https://oss.sonatype.org/content/repositories/snapshots/</url>
</repository>

There are few more interesting plugins available, you can check the project wiki for more details. Download the latest Flux 7.11 version and check out these cool plugins. Enjoy!

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