[Uri-review] Request for sftp URI scheme

Rick van Rein <rick@openfortress.nl> Wed, 26 September 2018 07:53 UTC

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Subject: [Uri-review] Request for sftp URI scheme
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Hello,

This is a registration that seems to be long overdue (and we need it).

Confusion in implementations already seems to exist, at least I've once
seen the use of "ssh:" in a place where "sftp:" should have been used.
Looking at the spec of "ssh:" this is "like telnet" and so not menat for
file transfer, so I would like to propose "sftp:" based on the same
documentation as originally used for "ssh:" registration.


Scheme name:
     sftp

Status:
     Provisional

Applications/protocols that use this scheme name:
     WinSCP,          https://winscp.net/eng/docs/session_url
     Konqueror / KIO, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVE84xgRrNE

     Plus, we intend to include it into ARPA2 Reservoir, to connect to
     remote object stores across realm boundaries, using standardised
     and secure URIs.  Proper authentication will be the starting point
     for refined access control, which can also allow remote users in.
     http://reservoir.arpa2.net
     http://idp.arpa2.net/radius.html

Contact:
     Rick van Rein <rick@openfortress.nl>;

Change controller:
     Rick van Rein <rick@openfortress.nl>;
     Architect for the InternetWide.org project.

References:
     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Shell
     http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-secsh-scp-sftp-ssh-uri


Thanks,

Rick van Rein
OpenFortress / InternetWide / ARPA2