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Speech Connect with SFTP and SSH to Post the Upgrade File

Document ID: 116268

Updated: Jul 05, 2013

Contributed by Scott Hills, Cisco TAC Engineer.



This document describes the method to post the upgrade file to the the SpeechConnect server. The steps are in addition to the upgrade steps listed in the Speech Connect Installation and Administration Guide.

Background Information

In the current Installation and Administration Guide, the user is instructed to post the upgrade file to the Speech Connect server, but no detail is given on how to accomplish this task. This document covers this method in more detail.

Note: Download putty.exe to use for the Secure Shell (SSH) client if you do not already have an SSH client file.

Use SFTP and SSH to Post the Upgrade File

In order to post the upgrade file, follow these steps:

  1. Open an SSH session to Speech Connect and log in with scadmin.
  2. In order to change the directory to tmp,enter:
    cd /tmp <enter>
  3. Connect to the SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) server and enter:
    sftp 'username'@'host' <enter> 
    example: sftp scadmin@
  4. Enter your password when prompted.
  5. Ensure Speech is located in SFTP home directory.
  6. From the prompt, enter:
    get Speech <enter>
    The file is downloaded.
  7. Enter exit to exit the SFTP connection.
  8. Now, continue with Step 3 in the Installation and Administration Guide.

Related Information

Updated: Jul 05, 2013
Document ID: 116268