Create a connection to a Bank SFTP Server
Connections to banks can be created using the Register New Entity wizard, accessible from the Navigation Menu.
Click next on the first page of the Wizard
Select Bank Connection
Select the type of connection to use for your bank
SFTP: SSH File Transfer Protocol
Enter Connection Detail
Description: Descriptive text for this connection
SFTP Server URL: IP address or URL of the Bank's SFTP Server
Port Number: TCPIP Port for the SFTP Server
Upload Folder: The location on the Bank's SFTP server where uploaded files will be places
Download Folder: The location on the Bank's SFTP server where response files will be downloaded from
Delete Downloaded Files from SFTP Server: Option to automatically delete files from the Bank's SFTP Server once they have been downloaded
Customer: Your customer Number with the Bank, some banks required a customer number in the filename or as part of the file
File Processor: Only required when uploading transactional payment information. (Not required for NetSuite Electronic Payments)
Enter Credential Information
SFTP Authentication Type: How you log into the Bank's SFTP Server, select from
- User & Password: You must then fill in the SFTP User Name and SFTP Password fields
- User & Private Key: You must then fill in SFTP User Name and SFTP Private Key fields
- User & Password & Private Key: You must then fill in SFTP User Name, SFTP Password and SFTP Private Key fields
SFTP User Name: Login or User name provided by the Bank for your connection to the SFTP Server.
SFTP Password: Password provided by the Bank for your connection to the SFTP Server.
SFTP Private Key: If you have selected to use a Public/Private key combination to authenticate with the SFTP Server. You must generate the Public/Private key files, send the Bank the public part in a file. In these fields select the format of the key file, use the 'Choose File' button to upload the PRIVATE KEY file, and provide the password for the key file.
Decryption: If your bank provides response files, these maybe encrypted by the bank. Nolan Payments Direct support PGP (or sometimes referred to as GPG), if you need to use decryption, select the cypher here, Use the following fields to provide your Private Key File and Password. The Private key file is sometimes referred to as the 'Secret'.
Encryption: If your bank requires the uploaded files to be encrypted, Nolan Payments Direct support PGP (or sometimes referred to as GPG). If you need to use encryption, select the cypher here. Use the 'Choose File' button to upload the Public Key file, this will be provided by the Bank.
Click Register to complete the Process