Gavin Hinfey Gavin Hinfey - 4 months ago 109
Python Question

Python Pysftp Error

My code:

import pysftp
s = pysftp.Connection(host='test.rebex.net', username='demo', password='password')
data = s.listdir()
s.close()
for i in data:
print i


I'm getting an error trying to connect to a SFTP server using pysftp.

This should be straight forward enough but I get the error below:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/Users/gavinhinfey/Documents/Python Files/sftp_test.py", line 3, in <module>
s = pysftp.Connection(host='test.rebex.net', username='demo', password='password')
File "build/bdist.macosx-10.6-intel/egg/pysftp.py", line 55, in __init__
File "build/bdist.macosx-10.5-intel/egg/paramiko/transport.py", line 303, in __init__
paramiko.SSHException: Unable to connect to test.rebex.net: [Errno 60] Operation timed out
Exception AttributeError: "'Connection' object has no attribute '_tranport_live'" in <bound method Connection.__del__ of <pysftp.Connection object at 0x101a5a810>> ignored


I've tried using different versions of python (mostly 2.7), I have all dependencies installed and I tried numerous sftp connections.
I'm using OS X 10.9.1.

Answer

That initial error appears to be a problem connecting with the remote server (SSHException). The second (AttributeError), is from a bug in the code that occurs when the connection fails. It is fixed in the latest version of pysftp

https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pysftp

pip install -u pysftp

is your friend.