SFTP from UNIX to ALPHA Box (Stream_LF)

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SFTP from UNIX to ALPHA Box (Stream_LF)

I have a variable length record file that I am trying to SFTP from a UNIX box to a VMX Alpha box. I have no problem with any authenication. Every time I transfer the file, the file gets converted to a Stream_LF file layout on the VMS box. I have the logical on the VMS side (MULTINET_SFTP_TRANSLATE_VMS_FILE_TYPES) set to zero and that doesn't seem to help. I have also converted all LF to a CR and that's doesn't seem to help either. I understand that SFTP transfers in binary. Is it possible to use SFTP without the file being converted to Stream_LF? Any suggestions? Thanks, Barbara
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gesftpserver(8) 					      System Manager's Manual						   gesftpserver(8)

gesftpserver - Green End SFTP Server SYNOPSIS
/usr/lib/gesftpserver [OPTIONS] DESCRIPTION
gesftpserver implements the SFTP protocol. It is normally run as an SSH subsystem but can be run in other contexts if necessary. CONFIGURING OPENSSH
By default, OpenSSH will use its native SFTP server in response to requests for the SFTP subsystem. To use gesftpserver instead, add a suitable Subsystem command to sshd_config (and remove the existing one if present). For example: Subsystem sftp /usr/lib/gesftpserver IMPLEMENTATION DETAILS
gesftpserver supports up to version 6 of the SFTP protocol and the following extensions: newline Reports the server's newline convention to the client. space-available Equivalent to df(1). supported v5 capability details supported2 v6 capability details text-seek Used for resuming text file downloads. vendor-id Reports server name and version to client. gesftpserver reports a vendor of "Green End" and a server name of "Green End SFTP Server". versions Lists available versions. version-select Select version. posix-rename@openssh.org Provides POSIX rename semantics even in pre-v5 SFTP. SEE ALSO
sshd_config(5) gesftpserver(8)

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