The SSH File Transfer Protocol, (sometimes called Secure File Transfer Protocol, Secure FTP), or SFTP, is a network protocol that provides file access, file transfer, and file management functionality over any reliable data stream.

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Sync SFTP server with DropBox

I'm using Windows. I have a folder on a server that I can access via SFTP. I want to keep it in sync with a folder on Dropbox. Is there an easy way to do this? When a file is moved to Dropbox, I also ...
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SFTP's “get” needs write permission

I'm connecting to a server using sftp through console. I'm trying to download a folder which has some files without write permission for anyone. When I use get, those files throw an error that says I ...
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“No supported authentication methods available” when connecting to gcloud with FileZilla

I've followed this guide: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/tutorials/lamp/transfer-files I have my private key generated and added to FileZilla but I can't seem to connect. The guide specifies ...
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PuTTY sFTP Transfer

I am in PuTTY and PSFTP on Windows and am connected to my remote server which is an Ubuntu. My problem is selecting a file to upload to the remote server using the put command. In the same directory ...
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Set up sftp mysql authentication with chroot

How do I set up an openssh SFTP server that authenticates against a MySQL table where the users are jailed? Each user will need to have its own jail: /home/sftp/john /home/sftp/jane etc.. However ...
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Can't connect with OpenSSH sftp with custom port

I am using Cygwin on Windows 7. I have installed OpenSSH client and i am using it connect to Ubuntu server installed on virtualbox through localhost. I am connecting through ssh with this command: ...
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SFTP cannot rename files but FTP is OK

I have enabled both SFTP and FTP on my Synology NAS. Using CyberDuck, both SFTP or FTP can create or delete a text file in a shared folder. However, there is an error when I try to rename the ...
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Can I remove .listing files from web subdirectories?

I was working on my webserver, and noticed I wasn't able to remove a directory as it wasn't empty. I ran ls in it, and found a single .listing file. Opening it, I found a list of the files that were ...
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Netbeans keeps compiling from the beginning

I have quite a big C++ project in Netbeans. Its taking about 2 minutes for it to successfully compile (-j6 mode). My problem is that, everytime I build my project (not making clean!) it keeps ...
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Cyberduck Connection Fails/Timeout

How would I go about changing either my SSH config or Cyberduck configuration to enable SFTP connections from my local machine to connect through a proxy server and then connect to my destination ...
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XBMC unable to connect via SFTP to server

I have a raspberry pi xbmc server set up at home that I use to stream videos over my local network, but I'd like to be able to stream videos over the internet. I am able to SSH and SFTP into my ...
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Win 8 SFTP drive suddenly not working after six months of working perfectly. Can log into console fine. **TEMP** account can SFTP fine

Update: I did the steps recommended by Digital Ocean support (at the bottom) and posted a followup: ...
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SSH new file/directory group write permission different than FTP etc

I am a non-root user on our Linux (Debian) install, and the file/folder permissions on the existing files in my home folder are -rw-rw-r-- and drwxrwxr-x for directories, and if I log into SSH ...
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Disable remote ftp in OS X but allow ftp from localhost

I am running OS X 8.5 I want to disable remote FTP but allow local FTP because I need to use SFTP. Is there a quick command that might handle this?
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Error executing sftp with curl

I'm using IBM's Data Explorer to import certain data, but am getting this error: Protocol sftp not supported or disabled in libcurl. So from Red Hat I manually ran the command: curl -user ...
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sftp an entire directory to a remote machine? [duplicate]

Note: using scp or other tools is off the table due to vendor requirements. I have been set up with a private key to be able to upload numerous files to a vendor's server. Let's say I have all of my ...
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Why can I not establish an SSH/SFTP connection from my Windows 8.1 computer?

I'm on a windows 8.1, 64bit machine. I cannot get a connection vis SSH or SFTP. Yesterday I was connecting without issue. I have tried using: Aptana, WinSCP, Putty and FileZilla. I cann connect to ...
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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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Howto write in chroot on Secure FTP(sftp)

As I understood, directory for chroot must have permission 755, and must be owned by root. But 755 mean that only owner(root) have acces for write to this folder. But what if I have user web, with ...
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No supported authentication methods available in FileZilla

I'm using FileZilla to connect to my SFTP server. But when I'm trying to connect, it gives me this error Error: Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey) ...
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LFTP: SSH with private and public keys

I'm using LFTP in order to mirror SFTP server folder with local folder. But currently I'd be glad to correctly connect to SFTP server and list contents... I'm using Windows 7, and I've downloaded ...
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How to check if file exists in remote Windows from local Linux script?

I'm writing a sh script to download a file from a Windows SFTP server. However, before doing so I want to check if the file exists. There were many questions out there that suggests downloading ...
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SFTP over VPN - Can upload but not download

When I'm working from home I need to upload/download files using SFTP over a VPN to the remote web server. Without the VPN I cannot connect, which is correct as connections are blocked from unknown ...
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PHPStorm delay after file upload

We have our web development environment setup on windows 8.1 x64 and PHPStorm. Our newest test server (amazon VPS) has Ubuntu server 14.04 installed. The problem is that when we upload a file from ...
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SFTP to a host that can only be connected through SSH Bastion in Windows (Putty)

I don't even know how to explain this and the title might also be incorrect. But this is what I am trying to do, I use an SFTP plugin Sublime Text which connects to by dev machine (lets call it D) ...
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Is password-less access to SSH using chroot setup possible?

I was able to log in into a ssh server using public and private keys without using a password. I was able to also setup chroot and jail a new user and avoid that the user could connect via ssh but ...
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Tunnelier replacement for OSX using Beyond Compare 4

I use Tunnelier on my PC when I need to connect SFTP using Beyond Compare 4. Now that i've switched to OSX I cant use Beyond Compare 4 to connect SFTP to my cloud hosting to compare files. Is there a ...
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Script to download files from SSH Server

Is it possible to create a script that follow the same commands FileZilla executes when connecting to an ssh server? When I login manually using FileZilla I get the following message for the ...
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Verify that connection to Cygwin SFTP Server is encrypted

I must ensure that my flow is encrypted. I am on a Windows machine and I have installed a SFTP server via Cygwin.. I am using WinSCP as client. And I am developing another client in C#. Everything ...
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Encrypt data flows via SFTP protocol

I have a problem and I am neither a system engineer nor an expert about certificates. I have to transfer some file from a client to a SFTP server via SFTP protocol. I have installed a SFTP server on ...
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Make hidden folders invisible sftp

My client needed sftp server for sharing files, so I created sftp server on a amazon ec2 ubuntu machine and added different users. Now their need is when user login to sftp server either via winscp ...
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Cannot find downloaded file after SFTP “get” command

I am using SFTP to download files from a server. It connects to the server fine and when I enter ls it lists all the files I am looking for. When I get to the: sftp>, I enter: get [FILENAME] and ...
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How to open the video file in my vps?

I have purchase a vpn service(serverip is a.b.c.d),when login into my sftp with putty,i downloaded a video file name movie1 in /root , i want to watch the video file(in server ) played in my ...
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How can I resume a broken SFTP download in Window 7 console?

In my Windows 7 console, I can download file from SFTP with the command d://putty//pscp -P 22 root@serverip:/root/movie c://movie How can I resume a broken download in Window 7 cmd console when ...
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Passwordless linux account converted to Chroot jailed sftp now requires password?

I created a user and did an RSA key exchange for a passwordless connection. This worked. I also created a chroot jailed sftp only user. This also worked. I then created a third user. I set up the ...
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Unable to connect via SFTP2 using SSH Tectia Client

I have been using SSH Tectia Client for SSH and SFTP to my UNIX machine. There is not private authentication added for this profile. Recently, this machine OS has been re-imaged. So, the host-key has ...
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Is there a way to use ACL to deny access to folders by user, preferrably by making them invisible?

Is there a way to use Linux's Access Control Lists feature to deny access to folders by user, preferrably by making them invisible? This is needed for a chroot SFTP environment where we want to block ...
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How to copy file with spaces remotely using sftp

I am trying to copy a file from windows 7 to linux debian using SFTP Filename is ba ck.bak I am using SFTP to remotely put file through windows command prompt If filename is back.bak then command ...
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Transferring files through SFTP

When I try to upload files to my server I am getting a permission denied error. I am able to see all the files through filezilla and even download them but when I try to upload it doesn't let me. I ...
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Default value of pasv_address in FTP configuration (vsftp)

What is the default value of "pasv_address" in the vsftpd config? Will it be the IP address the client uses to connect to the server?
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Proxy to allow FTP and SFTP

I need to set up a system that allows FTP and SFTP to LAN users. In my company, we have 2 internet connections: normal one restricted one (provided by the ERP company): proxy that only allows ...
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sshd_config settings not taking effect

I've been trying to configure SSH public key authentication for non-interactive login for sftp and for that to work, I know I need to have the following settings: RSAAuthentication yes ...
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Download system file with PermitRootLogin no

I have a remote server with root and regular user access to it, however the direct root access is forbidden using PermitRootLogin no in the ssh configuration file. So I'm left with no option to ...
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Linux filezilla cannot connect however there is no issue on windows

I am trying to connect to my server using secrue ftp (SFTP). On Windows I have no problem however on my Linux computer I get the following error: status: Connecting to 89.104.207.220... Response: ...
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Changing group in FileZilla

Is there a way for users to change the group on files they have ownership of in FileZilla? Something equivalent to chgrp from the command line? And is there a way to set default groups in FileZilla? ...
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Shell script to SFTP file to remote server

This is probably a question asked before, but I can't find a good question/answer. I need to write a shell script that will be called by PHP program (exec function) to move all *.pdf files to a remote ...
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SFTP is very slow through Airport Extreme

I'm having a bit of trouble setting up an SFTP server on a Mac running 10.8.5. The Mac is connected to an Airport Extreme (late 2013), running firmware 7.7.3. That airport has NAT turned on and is ...
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Any apps that auto sync local to remote on save for mac?

Does Panic's Transmit has this feature? For example you set it to watch a particular folder, and any file changes in that folder gets uploaded to the remote automatically? They were highly ...
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SFTP transfer a file from server to desktop

I am trying to compete an assignment for school and I have one final step. I have use the "put" command to load the file. Then ran a spool and the file followed by ending the spool. Now I am back at ...
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Benefits of tunneling on an unrestricted network for SFTP purposes

If SFTP is already secured with SSH-2 without tunneling enabled, then what additional security benefit does tunneling give for SFTP purposes? Tunneling seems to be useful only as a proxy for SFTP ...