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Component: sftp

This component is responsible for provisioning SFTP Endpoints.


Stack Level: Regional

Here's an example snippet for how to use this component.

workspace_enabled: true
enabled: true


terraform>= 1.0.0
aws>= 4.0
awsutils>= 0.11.0
local>= 2.0


aws>= 4.0




aws_route53_zone.defaultdata source
aws_s3_bucket.defaultdata source


additional_tag_mapAdditional key-value pairs to add to each map in tags_as_list_of_maps. Not added to tags or id.
This is for some rare cases where resources want additional configuration of tags
and therefore take a list of maps with tag key, value, and additional configuration.
address_allocation_idsA list of address allocation IDs that are required to attach an Elastic IP address to your SFTP server's endpoint. This property can only be used when endpoint_type is set to VPC.list(string)[]no
attributesID element. Additional attributes (e.g. workers or cluster) to add to id,
in the order they appear in the list. New attributes are appended to the
end of the list. The elements of the list are joined by the delimiter
and treated as a single ID element.
contextSingle object for setting entire context at once.
See description of individual variables for details.
Leave string and numeric variables as null to use default value.
Individual variable settings (non-null) override settings in context object,
except for attributes, tags, and additional_tag_map, which are merged.
"additional_tag_map": {},
"attributes": [],
"delimiter": null,
"descriptor_formats": {},
"enabled": true,
"environment": null,
"id_length_limit": null,
"label_key_case": null,
"label_order": [],
"label_value_case": null,
"labels_as_tags": [
"name": null,
"namespace": null,
"regex_replace_chars": null,
"stage": null,
"tags": {},
"tenant": null
delimiterDelimiter to be used between ID elements.
Defaults to - (hyphen). Set to "" to use no delimiter at all.
descriptor_formatsDescribe additional descriptors to be output in the descriptors output map.
Map of maps. Keys are names of descriptors. Values are maps of the form
{<br/> format = string<br/> labels = list(string)<br/>}
(Type is any so the map values can later be enhanced to provide additional options.)
format is a Terraform format string to be passed to the format() function.
labels is a list of labels, in order, to pass to format() function.
Label values will be normalized before being passed to format() so they will be
identical to how they appear in id.
Default is {} (descriptors output will be empty).
domainWhere your files are stored. S3 or EFSstring"S3"no
domain_nameDomain to use when connecting to the SFTP endpointstring""no
eip_enabledWhether to provision and attach an Elastic IP to be used as the SFTP endpoint. An EIP will be provisioned per subnet.boolfalseno
enabledSet to false to prevent the module from creating any resourcesboolnullno
environmentID element. Usually used for region e.g. 'uw2', 'us-west-2', OR role 'prod', 'staging', 'dev', 'UAT'stringnullno
force_destroyForces the AWS Transfer Server to be destroyedboolfalseno
hosted_zone_suffixThe hosted zone name suffix. The stage name will be prefixed to this suffix.stringn/ayes
id_length_limitLimit id to this many characters (minimum 6).
Set to 0 for unlimited length.
Set to null for keep the existing setting, which defaults to 0.
Does not affect id_full.
label_key_caseControls the letter case of the tags keys (label names) for tags generated by this module.
Does not affect keys of tags passed in via the tags input.
Possible values: lower, title, upper.
Default value: title.
label_orderThe order in which the labels (ID elements) appear in the id.
Defaults to ["namespace", "environment", "stage", "name", "attributes"].
You can omit any of the 6 labels ("tenant" is the 6th), but at least one must be present.
label_value_caseControls the letter case of ID elements (labels) as included in id,
set as tag values, and output by this module individually.
Does not affect values of tags passed in via the tags input.
Possible values: lower, title, upper and none (no transformation).
Set this to title and set delimiter to "" to yield Pascal Case IDs.
Default value: lower.
labels_as_tagsSet of labels (ID elements) to include as tags in the tags output.
Default is to include all labels.
Tags with empty values will not be included in the tags output.
Set to [] to suppress all generated tags.
The value of the name tag, if included, will be the id, not the name.
Unlike other null-label inputs, the initial setting of labels_as_tags cannot be
changed in later chained modules. Attempts to change it will be silently ignored.
nameID element. Usually the component or solution name, e.g. 'app' or 'jenkins'.
This is the only ID element not also included as a tag.
The "name" tag is set to the full id string. There is no tag with the value of the name input.
namespaceID element. Usually an abbreviation of your organization name, e.g. 'eg' or 'cp', to help ensure generated IDs are globally uniquestringnullno
regex_replace_charsTerraform regular expression (regex) string.
Characters matching the regex will be removed from the ID elements.
If not set, "/[^a-zA-Z0-9-]/" is used to remove all characters other than hyphens, letters and digits.
regionVPN Endpoints are region-specific. This identifies the region. AWS Regionstringn/ayes
restricted_homeRestricts SFTP users so they only have access to their home directories.booltrueno
s3_bucket_contextThe s3 bucket context map of inputs. The same null label inputs can be provided. Provide the name to find the s3 bucket using a data source.anyn/ayes
security_group_rulesA list of Security Group rule objects to add to the created security group.list(any)
"cidr_blocks": [
"from_port": 22,
"protocol": "tcp",
"to_port": 22,
"type": "ingress"
security_policy_nameSpecifies the name of the security policy that is attached to the server. Possible values are TransferSecurityPolicy-2018-11, TransferSecurityPolicy-2020-06, and TransferSecurityPolicy-FIPS-2020-06. Default value is: TransferSecurityPolicy-2018-11.string"TransferSecurityPolicy-2018-11"no
sftp_usersList of SFTP usernames and public keysany{}no
stageID element. Usually used to indicate role, e.g. 'prod', 'staging', 'source', 'build', 'test', 'deploy', 'release'stringnullno
tagsAdditional tags (e.g. {'BusinessUnit': 'XYZ'}).
Neither the tag keys nor the tag values will be modified by this module.
tenantID element _(Rarely used, not included by default)_. A customer identifier, indicating who this instance of a resource is forstringnullno
vpc_endpoint_idThe ID of the VPC endpoint. This property can only be used when endpoint_type is set to VPC_ENDPOINTstringnullno
vpc_security_group_idsA list of security groups IDs that are available to attach to your server's endpoint. If no security groups are specified, the VPC's default security groups are automatically assigned to your endpoint. This property can only be used when endpoint_type is set to VPC.list(string)[]no


sftpThe SFTP module outputs