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Cisco Bug: CSCuj22813 - DEBUGABILITY: cannot get sftp password prompt when sftp debug turned on

Last Modified

Jan 07, 2017

Products (1)

  • Cisco Network Convergence System 6000 Series Routers

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Description (partial)

Upon enabling 'ssh sftp client' and 'ssh sftp server' debugging, sftp from router does not bring up the password prompt to complete the sftp authentication.

RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ncs6k_router#show debug
Fri Sep 13 11:28:42.901 EST
No debug flags set

RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ncs6k_routers#sftp user@
Fri Sep 13 11:28:49.636 EST
Connecting to
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sftp> exit

RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ncs6k_router#debug ssh sftp client 
Fri Sep 13 11:29:03.574 EST
RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ncs6k_router#debug ssh sftp server 
Fri Sep 13 11:29:06.166 EST
RP/0/RP0/CPU0:ncs6k_router#sftp user@
Fri Sep 13 11:29:10.039 EST
RP/0/RP0/CPU0:Sep 13 11:29:10.133 : sftp[65886]: (parse_path_interactive) user:user, host:
Connecting to
RP/0/RP0/CPU0:Sep 13 11:29:10.134 : sftp[65886]: connect_to_server - pid:16734
RP/0/RP0/CPU0:Sep 13 11:29:10.136 : sftp[65894]: username user, src_intf NULL

... stuck in here and cannot get password prompt ....
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