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SFTP Notifications

SFTP Work Group Meeting
February 18, 2020
The National Finance Center (NFC) will hold a teleconference to inform Agencies and their technical staffs of our latest activities associated with NFC’s Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) requirements mandated by the United States Department of Agriculture.
UPDATE - REVISED FORM for Secure File Transfer Protocol Requirements Mandated by USDA
November 27, 2019
This notification is being sent to customers to provide a new, user-friendly version of Form AD-3113, Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) File Transmission Request.
Update on Secure FTP Conversion Projects Due to NFC Data Center Relocation
November 8, 2019
The National Finance Center (NFC) has issued several Customer Notifications related to the relocation of its data center and the mandated conversion of File Transfer Protocol (FTP) transmissions to Secure FTP (SFTP). This notification is to inform Agencies of the impact of the data center relocation on the SFTP conversion.
REVISED FORM for Secure File Transfer Protocol Requirements Mandated by USDA
July 19, 2019
This notification is being sent to customers to provide the revised Form AD-3113, Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) File Transmission Request. The form was revised to remove the blocks for the Internet Protocol (IP) Address and Port Number, so Agencies will not have to encrypt the form when submitting to the National Finance Center (NFC).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION – Secure File Transfer Protocol Requirements Mandated by USDA
May 31, 2019
In accordance with the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) Requirements Mandated by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for Project Number 34040, all file transmissions currently conducted via File Transfer Protocol (FTP), and any new file transmissions, must utilize the SFTP method.

Last Updated / Reviewed: February 24, 2020