A Batch and API oriented application for managed file transfer.

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YADE (former SOSFTP) is a batch file transfer solution for FTP, FTPS, SFTP, WebDAV and other protocols. It provides a configurable command line client, an API and a bridge to the SOS JobScheduler.

YADE comes with advanced error handling and logging capabilities. YADE is able to create and maintain a transfer history in a central database.

Product Knowledge Base at https://kb.sos-berlin.com
Change Management System at https://change.sos-berlin.com



  • File selection using regular expressionS, simple file names and filename lists
  • Recursive folder operations
  • Protocols: WebDAV, HTTP, HTTPS, SFTP, FTP, FTPS, local ...
  • Atomic transfer
  • Transactional transfer
  • Renaming/moving of files and folders on source and target using regular expressions
  • Server to Server transfer, even for different protocols (e.g. ftp to sftp)
  • Jump host support (operation in the DMZ)
  • Support of monadic operations like rename, delete
  • Pre- and post-processing commands for a transfer and for every file
  • Compress files, e.g. zip or cumulate
  • E-mail notification in case of success, error or empty files
  • Parallel transfer, multithreaded
  • Configuration with XML files
  • XML Editor for transfer configuration
  • Creation and processing of file lists
  • Advanced API Java class library
  • Transfer history and audit trail
  • Polling for files on source
  • Steady state checking for files
  • Use of alternative connection and authentication parameters
  • Bridge to Open Source JobScheduler for workflows that integrate file transfer
  • ... more to come


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  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Sosftp is perfect! Thanks.

    Posted 05/30/2013
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    SOSftp ftp works fine without Jumphost. When I'm going to use a Jumphost the recursive Upload always fails. I have detailed the problem in the discussion forum! Is there anyone who can solve these errors??

    Posted 12/19/2012
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English, German

Intended Audience

System Administrators, Developers, Architects

User Interface

Java SWT, Command-line

Programming Language




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