Connection requirements

Your business will need to meet the following minimum requirements to connect.

Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) client software

Your SFTP client will need to establish connection via a port to the NAB hosts. 

Refer to the NAB Connect Automated reporting guide you received when you joined or contact your NAB business banking representative for a copy.

Secure Socket Shell (SSH) Keys - public and private

  • Cipher should be AES 256
  • Configured as RSA/4096
  • MAC should be SHA1/SHA2

IP address(es) - static

  • Static IP address(es) are required for whitelisting
  • A maximum of four IP addresses can be provided - individual, ranges or a combination 
  • Cloud-based packages can provide fixed IP or CIDR range from your end point 

Operating system requirements

Windows and UNIX based SFTP Clients are supported.

File requirements

Reporting files will meet NAB’s documented File format specifications

Related guides

See some of our other guides to help you get the most out of NAB Connect.

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