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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How to configure an SFTP client Filezila to a machine which is accessible by doing SSH second time?

MyMachine <---SSH----> AccessMahcine <---SSH----> Target Machine. The target machine is accessible via SSH through an access machine. I can SSH to access machine, and from there again SSH to ...
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Jail user to home directory while still allowing permission to create and delete files/folders

I'm trying to give a client SFTP access to the root directory of their site on my server (Ubuntu 10.10) so they can manager their website themselves. While I have been successful in jailing a user to ...
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How does SFTP work?

We run a system that automatically sends a swift message at the end of a process. But this messages are sent using FTP. We feel the FTP process is too prone to MITMA and wish to change the sending ...
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sftp limit user to directory

I need to limit sftp for a user to a certain folder. So far I have followed this tutorial to the letter: http://shapeshed.com/chroot_sftp_users_on_ubuntu_intrepid/ It works in the sense that I can ...
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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: ...
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Connect to server using SFTP and public ssh key using FileZilla on Windows

Is it possible to generate an ssh key on a windows machine then use that key to connect to a server using SFTP via FileZilla? This is all working with my Mac but I have a client that is stuck in a ...
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Powershell Script to SFTP New files

I have a script here that SFTP's files from one location to another, the script works fine however I'd like to change the script so that it only copies files that are not already present. Bit of a ...
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Free solution to backup folders to external SFTP server with shadow copy

I have an account in university on Linux machine with 10TB of free space accessible via SFTP. I would like to backup my Windows 7 x64 laptop to university. Currently I am using rsync+cygwin, but ...
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SFTP ChRoot result in broken pipe

I have a website that I want to add some restricted access to a sub-folder. For this, I've decided to use CHROOT with SFTP (I mostly followed this link : http://shapeshed.com/...
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How to connect WinSCP through command line not in GUI mode?

Connect WinSCP console through command-line. Run batch file in it. Commands should be included in batch file for connecting with the server.
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Setting explicit command to run SFTP server in FileZilla client (Mac OS)

Basically what I am looking forward is the same functionality on Mac OS as the WinSCP screenshot below I have SSH tunnel application to establish tunnel with the server and using the FileZilla for ...
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How do I run cygwin commands when sshd is started up?

I am using net use commands in a .profile for an sftp client to access file shares from cygwin. If I ssh to the Windows server and run . .profile, then everything works until the next time the ...
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Logging into new FTP server, but no directories show up

I've tried this with both ProFTPD and SFTP. I'm trying to chroot a user to /var/www/user however when I log in to the FTP server with their account, I get "/var/www/user: No such file or directory". ...
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SFTP chroot: sshd_selinux_copy_context: getcon failed with Permission denied [postauth]

I'm stucked with creating SFTP chroot. I'm able to log in, but i'm getting "Permission denied" whatever I try. sftp webadm@<ip>: webadm@<ip>'s password: Connected to <ip>. Changing ...
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Apache Virtual Host HTTPS Site Not Reachable

Firstly, my HTTPS site setup using Virtual Host Redirect is working fine. But, after i try to add restrictive SFTP user by target user home directory into web directory of my HTTPS site with the ...
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Connect to server via lftp and delete files older than one day

I am using lftp to connect to a remote server as: lftp -u user,pass -e "echo 'hello' ;quit" host What I want to do is to find and delete all the files in the root directory which are older than 1 ...
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SFTP on Centos 7

I just started using Linux/Centos like a week ago so please excuse my knowledge. I configure the Centos 7 or a VM everything goes well. I setup HTTP and mySQL all goes well, but now when I setup SFTP ...
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how to setup ftp server on cloud9

i have turned on ftp mounts in cloud9 preferences . i have to enter Name, hostname username, password and remote path as specified in the link below https://docs.c9.io/docs/ftp-mounts. I tried ...
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openssh with virtual users and chroot

I'm looking for a way to run a opensshd offering sftp to users as a unprivileged user e.g. on port 8022. This opensshd should take something like a customer passwd file which can include information ...
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What's the difference between scp and sftp?

Usually, I use the scp command to transfer files on *nixes. What's the difference between SFTP and SCP? Don't they both work on SSH?
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SFTP key authentication not working from bash script

I am trying to set up a very simple bash script on Ubuntu that SFTPs to a specific server using public key authentication. When I run the command directly on the command line, it works like a charm: ...
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FileZilla uploading folders but not the files within them

I'm having an issue where I'm unable to FTP certain folders to my server without losing the files in them. All of the subfolders transfer correctly, but the files won't transfer to the server unless ...
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Windows Script for connecting to remote SFTP server with public key authentication

I am trying to connect to a SFTP server for a client of ours and send files in an automated process using MS Windows. The details I have received from the client do not include the password. I instead ...
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Load Balanced SFTP Server

we have 2 Load Balanced web servers on Azure and I am trying to set up a load balanced SFTP connection for my client. I have tried doing this using a load balanced end-point on azure for SFTP but the ...
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Transfer files over an established ssh connection

I'm wondering if there's any way, while in an established ssh session, to copy files to and from the source computer, without having to use sftp or scp to create a separate connection, requiring more ...
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In sftp, how to set the default permission for all files in a folder?

I want to set the default permission for all files in a folder, including newly uploaded ones, to a certain value, say 644, instead of doing "chmod 644" all the time. Is there any command making ...
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Batch file doesn't execute WinSCP script completely

I am working on a bat file wherein I have to login to a remove server through SFTP with WinSCP and execute a shell script and get a file to system from the remote server. Below is the code. cd C:\...
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How to tell which FTP directory I am in?

I received FTP credentials from my client to start developing a website I am working on for them, but I'm not sure what directory they gave me access to. It just shows "/" on the top of Transmit for ...
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Why am I getting “error stdin: is not a tty, /my/local/directory: no such file or directory”?

I can't figure out why it can't find my directory. I am using the SSH terminal in cPanel to transfer a large directory to my remote server from the local machine I'm on. I ran scp -r C:/my/local/...
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sftp - skipping non-regular file error

I get skipping non-regular file /home/local/dir/dir2 while using: put -P /home/local/dir/dir2 /www/dir3 Sftp connects on non-default port, with ssh key and no-password, transfers normally ...
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psftp -F config file

Is there an equivalent -F option in the psftp (the one bundled with Putty)? I am trying to connect to a VM that requires using a ProxyCommand. Host *.<domain_here> User kapitanluffy ...
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How to index and search SFTP/SSH files in Windows?

I use Index Your Files to index and search shared network locations quickly in Windows. I found some files on a shared network location. When I opened this network location in WinSCP I found that it ...
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How can I get an SFTP server running on Windows 2008?

I have a remote Windows 2008 machine and the task at hand is to share out parts of its filesystem via SFTP for a single user. Were commercial software an option things would be easy but I want ...
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SFTP server for Windows with its own users and folders?

anyone knows if there's a SFTP server for Windows, with these features? 1. sftp users db is separate from windows users (preferably a simple text file with user/password pairs or some kind of db with ...
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Centos Sftp Ssh - How always create files with rwx-rwx-r-x and always owned by a certain group

I have a user myuser, which is only allowed to connect to ssh via sftp. I'd like this user to always create files with rwx-rwx-r-x and always owned by the group apache. I've tried to accomplish the ...
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Ubuntu server doesn't handle SFTP/SCP connection

I've installed FTP on Ubuntu 14.04 server and I tried to connect to it via FileZilla. It works if I use FTP. But if I try to connect via SFTP, there are no folders or files shown, and I get the error: ...
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Using SCP or SFTP with my ssh config file?

Perhaps my google-foo is failing me here... I'd like to connect and upload a mysql dump file via terminal using SFTP or SCP to my remote server using my ssh config file. According to documentation I'...
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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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Error with AWS ubuntu server connecting to FileZilla

Made an Amazon web service instance today, with ubuntu server, it's working fine with apache, I can connect to the website on the browser without issues. But when I try to connect to FileZilla I get a ...
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public key authentication not working with “ssh/sftp Daemon” on android

I can sftp to my android device using password. However i can not set up this using public key auth. $ ssh -vvv root@192.168.1.10 SSHD Server debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,...
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Why does Sublime sftp report encoding error?

In Sublime Text SFTP config, I list /htdocs as my remote path. I need to download everything (i.e. the whole website). My local folder is called Z:\sftp. I want everything from remote /htdocs to go ...
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Understanding everything about SSH keys

consider me as noob, but I've 0 idea about ssh keys, I know ssh is very secure, one thing I know, that you don't need to remember password when you like to access your remote server, now i've 3 remote ...
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Amazon ec2 instance w/ atached volume permission denied with sftp

I made an extra volume and then attached it like this... sudo mkfs -t ext4 device_name sudo mkdir mount_point sudo mount device_name mount_point The mount point was in my home directory as well. ...
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How to set up an alias in a sftp session?

I usually map 'ls -l' to ll on my terminal. So 'll' is the most frequent command I use. I found that habitually I use 'll' on interactive sftp session. Is it possible to create an alias for sftp?
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sftp to ec2 instance using FileZilla/Putty

I can only login to my ec2 instance via Putty/FileZilla if I use the username ubuntu. This is fine for putty as i can then su but in filezilla I am not able to add any files as I am not able to su. ...
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Filezilla won't transfer 10 files simultaneously

I can't recall when I noticed the problem/change but I used to be able to always transfer 10 files at the same time if I wanted but something has changed where it will never do that. Sometimes it is 6 ...
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SFTP as a folder on Vista

Is there a program available for Vista, that allows me to set up a folder as an SFTP connection to a remote server? The use case is to have a folder on my desktop, where I can drag/drop/edit files ...
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sftp chmod recursive

I have logged into a server via sftp via terminal. When I run the command chmod -R 755 ./* I get the error You must supply a numeric argument to the chmod command.. How do I apply a recursive ...
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How to NppFTP with SSH key?

I created a profile with the next options Connection: Hostname: ftp.example.com Connection Type: SFTP Port: 22 Username: wwwexample Password: ****** Ask for password: no Authentication: Try ...
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NetBeans IDE 6.9[.1] - Upload files on save - re-enable for session

Periodically, when I am saving files, I get the error dialog Upload files On Save failed. Disable this functionality for this session?. Sometimes I accidentally select 'Yes'. How can I re-enable that ...