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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Automatically rename uploaded files not to conflict with existing files using SFTP (WinSCP)

I have file named with A.txt, Using batch command to copy the file to SFTP Server. After copying the A.txt, to copy the A.txt again to SFTP on same path.There is no possible same name with two files ...
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Getting “Host ”=“ does not exist” when trying to automate file transfers using WinSCP script

I am trying to automate some file transfers using WinSCP scripting. This is what I have. option echo off option batch on option confirm off open abcde:abcde@sftp.xxxyyyzzz.net lcd "t:\" put -...
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How to debug 'File in use by another process' error in Sublime Text

All of a sudden, today, I have started having problems uploading files with Sublime Text and the SFTP plugin. There have been no sytem changes, new programs installed or suchlike. I was using it ...
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Remote editing with Eclipse IDE through an SSH tunnel

I work on a server that is behind a firewall and only accessible from the outside through an intermediary. When I work from home, I need to log into serverA and from there ssh to server B, the server ...
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Access /var/www/html/website symbolic link from home user folder

I have a VPS OS: ubuntu 15.04, in which i have one website in /var/www/html/WEBSITE /var/www/html/WEBSITE have www-data:www-data as user:group I created a symbolic link with ls -s /var/www/html/...
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sFTP using commercial certificate

Currently we have a sFTP but the certificate is only self sign. We are required now to use a valid commercial certificate. Please help me to enlightened what type of certificate need to purchase and ...
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Creating Symbolic Links in Cyberduck?

With SFTP, Cyberduck supports creating a symlink by right clicking a file or folder, and selecting create symlink. This then creates a symlink in the same folder as the file/folder you're linking to. ...
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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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“Read from socket failed: Connection reset by peer” error with ssh and sftp

I have created keygen and public key I have copied to the remote host. First day it worked fine without any issue, I could transfer the files from my host to remote host with out prompting me for ...
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Filezilla: Transfers files but still can't see site on network

I am having major Filezilla(SFTP) problems. I have been trying for three days to transfer my files online to my site. It should be simple, but it's not. I am using Filezilla client(1 and 1.com ) as my ...
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Filezilla SFTP works via MiFi device (cellular) but not via new ONT router (fiber)

Neighbor needs to upload files using SFTP for school. We recently got fiber to the home (yay) but now SFTP no longer works. It still works using the MiFi device they were using before we got Fiber....
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SFTP stopped working after creating a FTP account

I have created a FTP account using Plesk which is running fine. But since then my SFTP account stopped working. I am new to the whole administration stuff and I can't figure out how the creation of an ...
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Webserver is “empty” when SFTP-ed into but website is still there?

I’ve been put in charge of maintaining a website. When I took over it I was given SFTP credentials and accessed and edited the files through Dreamweaver. I’ve subsequently changed Dreamweaver ...
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SFTP to multiple users access to same directory and take delete permission

I am trying to give permissions to multiple users to access var/www/my.com/folder2, which is owned by www-data. So simply I have a lot of sftp users and everyone only accessing to var/www/my.com/...
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How to connect to a SFTP

I got a SFTP Hostname username password from someone and he gave me a Server RSA public key fingerprint like this: d2:h4:h5:gf:f4 etcetera. But how do i connect to this host, doesn't this fingerprint ...
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standard user sftp.ocx problems

I have a program which calls sftp.ocx I think in windows7, 8, 10, when a standard user goes to run the program, the program crashes when it goes to run sftp.ocx, and the standard user doesn't have ...
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Can't connect to server with Filezilla using SSH keys on Windows 10

In windows 7 I have no problem to connect to my server using filezilla client with SSH keys. Then, on windows 10, using same process, same servers and same key files I can not log in. One thing I ...
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in the obnam backup software how do I set the sftp port?

I want to do the backup on a non default port. With the sftp command I can use -P 1234 but the obnam software needs a path like so: sftp://user@host/path/to/backup Where can I add the sftp port?
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openSSH connection reset by peer

I am trying to upload files to a server I have been configuring using sftp. Therefore I am using the internal-sftp server of openSSH Server. I tried to add following code to /etc/ssh/sshd_config ...
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filezilla not connecting even with required ports opened

Server: Ubuntu 15.04 - 2.6.32-042stab094.8 Client: Windows 10 I did some iptables changes, saved all rules, naturally, reapplied them afterwards, summary of changes are: open ports tcp: 20, 21 ,...
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How can I improve SFTP transfer times between a Windows 7 PC and an Android phone?

I have set up a home SFTP server using CoreFTP. When I transfer files from my Android phone to a PC, I get really slow speeds (1-1.5 MBps) as compared to SHAREit or Xender (Up-to 10 MBps). Why is it ...
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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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How to transfer data from Raspberry Pi to server using SFTP or other protocol

I want to ask, how to transfer hardware data (CPU, RAM, DISK stats) from Raspberry Pi to online web server using SFTP. I am new in Linux and I have no idea how to do it. I've already had a program in ...
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SSH Network error: Connection refused

I was trying to setup sublime text editor to connect via sftp on my server but was getting connection timeout all the time. I found a solution and followed this article : http://superuser.com/a/...
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Port forwarding on Airport Express

I want to be able to access files on my new Raspberry Pi remotely. So I enabled sftp, but I cannot manage to access it remotely. Here are the details of the setup: I can access sftp on the Pi from ...
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Cannot see files present on server when connecting via Filezilla / SFTP

I am not able to see the files present on the server using Filezilla ftp client. I am using SFTP connection. I am able to connect to the server. I can see only the directories but not the files. ...
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Can't upload files via SFTP (freeSSHd) on Windows Server 2008 because of file permissions

I installed freeSSHd today in order to upload files to our webserver which is on a Windows Server 2008. Inside freeSSHd I created a user and gave him the ability to connect and that works fine. I can ...
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Create a SFTP connection in Netbeans

I'm trying to create a remote connection with a Apache server in netbeans through a SFTP connection using this tutorial. My intention is upload my files to the server with the IDE. Following, see the ...
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SFTP Unix Script with pub/priv keys

I have written a script that uses sftp to get files. The issue I am having is that it is still prompting me for a password. Before you say my ssh pub/priv key is set up wrong, when I sftp from console ...
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Work on home server over the internet?

I was wondering how I could safely and securely perform SFTP throught the internet to my server so that I could work in code from home. Should the data be encrypted and tunneled? I don't have an exact ...
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RSA keys and new computers

I just got a new computer. I have a keypair on my old computer, that I use to sftp into a server that hosts my website. I transferred my RSA key over to my new computer, but I still can't logon. Do ...
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SFTP clients on Yosemite cannot write to server with password authentication

It seems that OS X changed something regarding SFTP-clients that try to authenticate with a password. Cyberduck on Mavericks is able to upload a file to a SFTP server using password authentication. ...
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SFTP Access denied to files created by www-data (FileZilla, Win)

I have a webpage (created from scratch, no wordpress or anything like that) uploaded on a server and I use FileZilla SFTP to upload/delete/etc files and everything is working well. But I have a PHP ...
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View file tree in Sublime when using Cyberduck

I use Cyberduck to open remote files and edit them via Sublime on my local machine. I want to be able to see the file tree of the remote system in the Sublime Text side bar. I've tried a few things ...
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Is my FTP connection secure?

First, I'm not sure to ask this question in StackOverflow cause it is for programming so SuperUser is more proper place I think. My hosting provider said that the FTP feature is not secure (not FTPS ...
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Netfilter/tc rule to separate SSH and SFTP traffic?

When I connect to my server (RasPI 2 with Raspbian) remotely, I want my interactive SSH sessions to always have priority over any running SFTP sessions. Also, SFTP sessions should have less priority ...
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Sublime Text 3 SFTP Instantly “Connection timeout” when connecting to remote server via SFTP

I am using the Sublime SFTP Plugin for Sublime Text 3. I am trying to connect to a remote server. However, the connection will instantly fail with the error message Connection timeout. Connecting ...
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Can't sftp into server Permission denied, please try again

While trying to SFTP in to my server i get debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,password Permission denied, please try again. Even though i am using the right password. SSHD_CONFIG ...
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Cygwin SFTP server works fine with WinSCP, but Linux client shows “connection reset by peer”

Using Cygwin, I configured an SFTP server on a Windows 7 machine. I can use WinSCP for file transferring from another Windows machine, but when I try to log in to the machine from a Linux machine it ...
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Check What SFTP Client Is Installed

On Jaunty Jackelop what terminal command can I run to discover what sftp client is installed?
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How do I access a Windows Share over sftp using FreeNAS

I'm fairly new to FreeNAS, and the concept of setting up a NAS or networking in general. I followed this guide that set me up to access files remotely, which worked for me. My only problem is that ...
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How can I secure a FTP transfer using like an SFTP middleman

I have a little home security camera that has FTP capabilities to upload captured videos/images to an FTP server. The only thing is I use a droplet on digitalocean to store my content but I don't ...
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Can't connect to Amazon AWS EC2 Instance (SFTP or SSH) on a new network

On most networks I can connect fine. However on this new wifi network I can't connect. FileZilla just says that the connection timed out.
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Find in files on remote server with Notepad++

I have a remote Linux server, and I edit files on it over SFTP in Notepad++ using the NppFTP plugin. When I open a file for editing, NppFTP downloads the file locally to this folder: C:\Users\user\...
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Error when use WinSCP + copy file from solaris machine to Windows machine

When I use WinSCP in order to transfer file from the Solaris machine to the Windows machine I get the following message Received too large (7367222 B ) SFTP packet……. The error is typically ...
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Can't connect to SFTP: Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server [closed]

When i try to use SFTP via filezilla to connect to my CentOS 6.6 server i get the following error: Status: Connected to (redacted) Error: Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server Error: ...
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Setting default group permissions via SFTP

I am setting up a file server where users log in via SFTP. I want all users to have the same permissions to read and write any file. Since they all have different accounts with different passwords, i ...
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Should I allow unknown host key when using SFTP?

I've switched from FTP with TLS to SFTP and now a dialog appears when I try to connect saying Unknown Host Key for www.example.com. Then it presents two options Deny and Allow. What does this mean? ...
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Where are my domains when logging in with SFTP user?

I used to connect to my server using FTP using TLS but that was removed. So I updated my account to use SFTP. When I logged back into my account I do not see any of my domains. When I was using FTP I ...
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SFTP with Google Authenticator for 2FA

For my servers I'm currently using Google Authenticator for 2-Factor Authentication over SSH and it works as it should. One issue that I have is that trying to connecting to my servers over SFTP using ...