The Messaging Engine failed to add a receive location "<Rcv.Loc.Name>" with URL "sftp://<URI>" to the adapter "SFTP". Reason:"Microsoft.BizTalk.Adapter.SftpInvoker.SftpException: List remote directory error

The induction of an out-of-the-box SFTP adapter in BizTalk 2013 was a heartening change as customers had been leveraging on third party solutions all these years with their own set of shortcomings. Additionally none of them were officially supported by Microsoft which could make matters worse especially if you needed to troubleshoot adapter specific errors….