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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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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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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SFTP, SCP, Secure Webdav: which is the most suitable?

currently, I am hosting a webdav share setup in order to store files I need anywhere I am. It is available via HTTPS. Things are that I do not need all the HTTP machinery -i.e. my nginx http server ...
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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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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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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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using sftp and having www file access at the same time

Im getting confused about permissions and sftp access in ubuntu. I have a user who has access to the www folder : <username>:www-data I have set the following in sshd_config: Subsystem ...
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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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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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SFTP via Terminal Error

I cant connect to a server via sftp any more, I could yesterday. Here is the full sftp -vvv log, maybe you could help me out? Tried deleting ~/.ssh, tried hosts.allow / hosts.deny. No solution at all. ...
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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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Bulk SFTP download of files specified by URL preserving directories

I have a list of several hundred files I need to pull via SFTP. They are located in various directories and I need them to be in the same directory setup on my local machine. It is important the files ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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WinSCP File from Mainframe?

I am attempting to use WinSCP.com to pull a file from a mainframe server. I am able to do this by the DOS FTP command line after logging in: Get 'A.B.C.MYFILE.TXT' \\mytargetpath\test.txt This ...
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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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What is the standard ftp service of ubuntu server 12.04?

Stopped vsftpd, so it is not that. If i can still access via ftp (sftp in particular) how do i now what service is managing it?
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SFTP fails where SSH works

I'm running a win7 x64 PC and I've got a problem when i tried to connect a internal server on sftp with: ip : 172.22.1.39:22 username: root password: ******* the error is the following (...
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how to allow both Apache and sftp users write in user public folders?

Requirements: sftp users need to be able to maintain their account's websites via sftp. I have created a "sftponly" group for them. Apache (user: www-data) needs to be able to read, write and ...
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Redirecting SSH on login, however SFTP does not work

I'm trying to set up a SSH proxy for our users using an automated jumpbox. The user logs in and gets automatically SSHed off to his container/vm, which works great. Regretfully, SFTP which tunnels ...
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Best way to transfer files across unstable LAN?

This is very similar to Question 326211, but in this case, the LAN is an unstable Wi-Fi connection. I need to transfer about 11 GiB of files between two computers, both running Linux (although one ...
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Using WinSCP to Edit Website Files Through SFTP

I'm logging in through SFTP using WinSCP. I am able to see all the files of my website and the whole directory structure. However, if I try to edit a file, e.g. an HTML or CSS file, I am able to re-...
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WinScp SFTP upload is deadly slow

Recently we updated our WinScp from 5.1.3 to 5.7.3, the problem is our SFTP upload speed is very low compared to the older version (new: 250KB/s vs old: 2.7MB/s), but normal FTP is not affected, we ...
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How do I fix a cipher mismatch issue with sftp?

I'm running into an issue where a server was upgraded to RHEL 6.5, and we have automated bash scripts on an RHEL 5.9 install that connects through sftp and ssh commands. Now, the new server only ...
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Secure connection between computer and phone

I have never done any form of hosting and wonder how I would go about creating a secure small server between my computer and phone? I don't want to access everything, just a portion of the PC data ...
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How to send a file to another computer with bash script?

I know that you could use sftp to send a file, from the command line - but I don't know how to do this in a .sh file. Is there a way to do this is one line, or many lines, as long as it's possible in ...
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Is it possible to add a cipher for an sftp client?

I'm running into an issue where a server was upgraded to RHEL 6.5, and we have automated scripts on an RHEL 5.9 install that connects through sftp and ssh commands. Now, the new server only supports ...
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sftpd allows file creation, but not overwriting existing files on HP-UX

one of our operational systems (linux) pushes files to our server (HPUX) using SFTP. Sometimes (..) they need to resend an updated version using the same file_name, but the sftp server doesn't allow ...
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My host offers SFTP only, not SSH. Can I still use private key authentication? i.e., does SFTP use SSH implicitly?

I'm using WP Engine as my host. They are a managed host and they never offer shell access. However, they do allow setup of SFTP accounts. My (limited) understanding is that SFTP still uses an SSH ...
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FileZilla public key not working (Successfully loaded 0 key pairs from file)

I currently have troubles logging in with a public key using FileZilla. Neither the root user, not an other user accept the key. Now the strange thing is when using putty it is working without any ...
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Bulk Download Images with Organization

I have a list of URLs (pretty much all image urls though some pdf) that I need downloaded. I have found a variety of options for bulk downloading and these would work but I need them to be organized ...
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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 ...