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SFTP deploy - permissions denied (cannot write) pipeline status successfull

Hi, I'm trying to connect to SFTP using this pipeline: I a total newbie to pipelines and I couldn't figure it out. I have two questions:

  1. Why I have permission to write new files but not to overwrite existing (the result is 0 sized file) and not create directories?
  2. Why it returns "successful"? It has "deleted" all files I have changed, doesn't have permission to write - I would like to see big fail notice.

Thanks for your help in advance

My code here:

   - step:
       name: Deploy to staging
       deployment: staging
         - pipe: atlassian/sftp-deploy:0.5.5
             USER: '$FTP_USERNAME'
             SERVER: ''
             REMOTE_PATH: '/wp-content/themes/getmanta-portal/'
             PASSWORD: '$FTP_PASSWORD'
             EXTRA_ARGS: '-P 2222 -oStrictHostKeyChecking=false'


The result looks like this:

Permissions denied:

And when I tried to deploy to an empty folder it wasn't able to recreate the file

2 answers

I am still having this problem. I can not copy new folder which doesn't exists on server. I am trying to upload fresh copy so there is not folder -subfolder on server. How to resolve this issue? I am able to transfer files but not folder.


Sounds like I'm having a nearly identical experience. Except my files don't seem to be emptied/deleted like @kybernaut , just no change.


Trying to use BitBucket Pipelines SFTP to deploy to WPEngine.

The SFTP credentials work fine when using them in a FTP client like macOS Transmit.

But when using them with…

- pipe: atlassian/sftp-deploy:0.5.5

 …I get similar logs to @kybernaut :

  • remote open(FILE): Permission denied
  • Uploading of file FILE to FILE failed!
  • Couldn't setstat on FILE: Permission denied

Then the last lines are…

Transferred: sent 22608, received 15408 bytes, in 17.8 seconds
Bytes per second: sent 1266.9, received 863.4
debug1: Exit status 0
✔ Deployment finished. 

…but nothing on the server has changed 😐.


My bitbucket-pipelines.yml

max-time: 5

image: atlassian/default-image:2

- step: &Build-frontend-assets
name: Build Front end CSS and JS assets
- node
image: node:14.1.0
- npm install
- npm run start
- wp-content/themes/*/assets/**
- step: &Deploy-SFTP
name: Deploy via SFTP
- pipe: atlassian/sftp-deploy:0.5.5

- step: *Build-frontend-assets
- step:
<<: *Deploy-SFTP
deployment: staging
- step:
<<: *Deploy-SFTP
deployment: production
trigger: manual 

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