FTPS or "File Transfer Protocol secure" is a protocol used to transfer data such as files over a encrypted and secure links.

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Where is the encryption “password” for auto-encrypted WS_FTP SSH private SSH keys?

I'm using WS_FTP to Automatically transfer files between my system and a large bank over FTPS. When I browse to C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Ipswitch\WS_FTP\SSH\ClientKeyStore ...
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cURL “response reading failed” in FTPS file transfer

I am trying to download a directory and it's files using cURL via FTPS. The following command gets me very close - I successfully logged in and set the clear command channel, but then it fails with ...
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FTPS certificate email address has different domain than the Organization name

Wondering if this should be of any concern. We received a FTPS ip which is SSL enabled. (This is not SFTP). Filezilla - the FTP client shows a certificate where the organization name say 'XYZ Inc' and ...
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NAT - FTPS (Error : Failed to retrieve directory list)

I have setup ftp server (Ubuntu 13.04 / Picuntu 4.4) using vsftpd. The plain FTP works perfectly fine. In order to secure the connection, I added ssl encryption. The server accepts the login ...
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curl with ftp URL works for SSL, but ftps URL doesn't: unknown protocol

I compiled and installed ProFTPD on my Mac for testing purposes and generated self-signed SSL certificates because I want to test ftps. When I do: curl --ftp-ssl-reqd --insecure ...
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File operations on FTPS server with cURL

I need to perform some file transfer operations on some remote FTPS server that uses certificate authentication from a Windows 2008 scripting environment, so that's why I'm stuck with cURL pretty ...
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FTPS versus SFTP versus SCP

I would like to know exactly what the difference is between the following protocols: FTPS, SFTP, and SCP. For instance Unix has an scp tool, FileZilla offers FTP and SFTP, whereas JetBrains PhpStorm ...
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Save certificate to use with lftp

How can I save a certificate for use with lftp? The certificate in question is not accepted by lftp when downloaded from the server. I tried openssl s_client -connect {HOSTNAME}:21 -showcerts ...
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Is there an ftp command on linux that works with ftps

Have been trying for 2 hours with lftp commands and any combinations/variations of them but won't connect. lftp :~> user usr pwd; lftp usr@:~> set ftp:ssl-force true; lftp usr@:~> set ...
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How do I connect to a ftp/sftp site?

I need to provide an url to a third party company so that they can log in and download the file. The problem is that I don't know the url for my ftp/sftp site due to my very limited knowledge in ftp. ...
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Simple command to connect to FTPS server on Linux command line

I have an FTP and FTPS server where I can connect to easily with FileZilla. I'm looking for a linux CLI method. I thought lftp does it, but it seems weird. Is there another way? Here is the method I ...
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FTPS - Cant Open Data Connection over WAN

Here is my setup, 1 Windows 2008 R2 Standard Box /w G6 FTP Server installed G6 is configured to use explicit SSL connections only (TCP:990) 1 WatchGaurd Firebox Firewall (between server and internal ...
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FTPS client certificate authentication

I'm installing FTPS server on debian with certificate-based authentication. I've set up ProFTPd and configured it to use TLS and a certificate (for testing purposed I use a self-signed one). Now I'd ...
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Unable to connect to FTP server using Filezilla with router in-between

While connecting to my web server using filezilla, i am getting this error: Status: Resolving address of ftp.mysite.org.in Status: Connecting to 199.199.199.18:21... Status: Connection established, ...
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Using FTPS on Linux client hitting a Windows server

If the firewall is open for port 990 why would FTPS fail to return the contents of a file? The query goes out to the server with no errors logged. Get creates the file on the client side but the ...
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Which port must I unblock in firewall for FTPS using WinScp to evade Timeout?

I'm suing FTPS in WinScp for sending data to my Synology diskstation. When I'm doing it inside a private network using port 21 for connection everything works fine. But when I'm trying the same thing ...
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A secure transfer method for large XML file

I have to put in place a transfer system to receive XML file of more that 1 Go. This system have to be very secure. I was about to take SFTP but it's not IIS compatible and some of the senders will ...
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FTP Scripting Capabilities

I am looking for an FTP client that will allow me to do the following Include a GUI for setting up a number of FTP connections Support FTPS Run unattended on Windows Server 2008 Retry failed ...
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FTP Over SSL/TLS and Firewall Support

Is there any open source/commercial FTP client which supports FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS) over firewall/proxy? Since If we use SSL/TLS, the Control channel is encrypted and the Firewall couldn't ...
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Generating an X.509 certificate for FTP-over-SSL on Freenas

i've been Googling around for a moment on how to create a X.509 PEM certificate and private key for the FTP function in Freenas. I know i can use SFTP but i want to be able to secure the regular FTP ...
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free ftp, ftps, sftp tool that could process file list

Is there is free command line tool for Windows that could take text file (with list of files) and put all that files to remote folder (ftp, stps, sftp). Currently I'm using separate tool for each of ...
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FTP error 425 failed to establish connection

Getting "ftp error 425 failed to establish connection" when trying to connect to ftp server. Tried 2 ftp clients on 3 machines on same network and none work. However FTP works from home / mobile ...
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Command line FTPS?

I need to write a batch file to auto upload a backup every day. I'm restricted to Windows, can anyone suggest any free software to do this? I was looking at FileZilla, but the command line interface ...
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Which is better? SFTP or FTPS

I've heard it from some sources that SFTP is preferable to FTPS. If this is the case, I'm wondering why exactly.