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Chapter 77. Jsch


The camel-jsch component supports the SCP protocol using the Client API of the Jsch project. Jsch is already used in camel by the FTP component for the sftp: protocol.
Maven users will need to add the following dependency to their pom.xml for this component:
    <!-- use the same version as your Camel core version -->

URI format

You can append query options to the URI in the following format, ?option=value&option=value&...
The file name can be specified either in the <path> part of the URI or as a "CamelFileName" header on the message (Exchange.FILE_NAME if used in code).


Name Description Example Default Value
username Specifies the username to use to log in to the remote file system. null
password Specifies the password to use to log in to the remote file system. null
knownHostsFile Sets the known_hosts file, so that the scp endpoint can do host key verification. null
strictHostKeyChecking Sets whether to use strict host key checking. Possible values are: no, yes no
chmod Allows you to set chmod on the stored file. For example chmod=664. null
useUserKnownHostsFile Camel 2.15: If knownHostFile has not been explicitly configured, use the host file from System.getProperty("user.home") + "/.ssh/known_hosts". true

Component options

The JschComponent supports the following options:
Name Description Default Value
verboseLogging Camel 2.15: JSCH is verbose logging out of the box. Therefore, we turn the logging down to DEBUG logging by default. true


Currently camel-jsch supports only a Producer (i.e. copy files to another host).