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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Allowing multiple users to create directories over SFTP so the new directories keep the same permissions

I want to make a webserver with multiple users allowed to login through SFTP to a specific folder, www. Multiple users are added, lets say user1 and user2, and all of them belonging to the www-data ...
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Using SSH Keys in Transmit to connect via SFTP

I'm using Transmit to connect via SFTP to a server. I know that the public key is properly uploaded etc. because I can connect via SSH on the command line. For some reason I can't connect with SFTP ...
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windows 7 sftp doesn't connect, ssh works

I use BitKinex on Windows 7 as SFTP client and PuTTY for ssh remote shell. Out of the blue, sftp stopped working, but putty still connects normaly. Tried disableing firewall (Avast Internet ...
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Downloading very large files via SFTP

I need to download some very large files (circa 75 GB) from a remote server via SFTP. I've been using SFTP via the command line on my Linux netbook. Around halfway through, the transfer stops and says ...
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Automatically saving files on edit with kate or any text editor

When I try to edit a file in a remote directory (through SSH, SFTP or FTP) I must close the file to get a dialog box tell me if I want to upload the file. I want to upload it automatically on save! ...
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Must I sftp to an intermediate server?

I can't sftp directly into a particular host. To move a file from my home machine to the host, I must sftp a file to an intermediate host; ssh into the intermediate host; and sftp the file to the ...
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How to add pointers to filesystems outside the chrooted environment - using chrooted SFTP via OpenSSH

So, I'm pretty sure this is true, but I haven't found a specifically detailed independent reference that directly answers my question. Question being: How can I add access to a resource that is ...
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copssh RSA only authentication

I am trying to setup an RSA Authentication only SSH/SFTP server. The SSH will be used primarily for RDC. Everything works just fine if I use password authentication. I am using Putty Key Generator to ...
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How to fix Windows new line character on SFTP synchronization in Eclipse (pdt)

I have a problem with Windows new line characters being introduced into text files on Eclipse SFTP synchronization (via JCraft's SFTP plugin). I've set "New text file line delimiter" to Unix and have ...
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Synchronize Dreamweaver over an SSH tunnel using an SFTP connection

Maybe... Just maybe... I'm asking too much here. Maybe I'm even barking up the wrong tree. I'm looking to essentially have Dreamweaver establish an SSH tunnel to one machine, and then use that ...
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Using psftp to upload and download files

Hello I am trying to upload and download files from my desktop to my server. Now after some search I did download psftp. I used to use filezilla earlier, but I cannot install it on my desktop due to a ...
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non-interactively upload file to sftp server, using password

I know, this is not the recommended way to do this. But, I do not have another choice: I've got to set up a cron job that will regularly upload a file to an external SFTP Server (no FTP available, ...
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Should I choose for rsync or sftp?

I am trying to send huge (huge as in approx 5 gb) files between servers .. Which is better, sftp or rsync ? Could someone point me to a comparison of sftp vs rsync if any available? Is one better ...
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Do all servers equipped with sftp have scp?

I'm wondering if I can make the assumption that I can get a file using scp on any server that I could get the file using sftp.
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Simple secured SFTP tunnel?

I'd like to setup an sftp tunnel so that I can connect to an IP-secured SFTP server through a gateway computer from anywhere, and download the files to anywhere. I was thinking of using a combination ...
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Can't find files downloaded from sftp

I can't find the files I "get" from an sftp server. I'm using Windows and running sftp.exe from the PuTTY suite. When I type lpwd to see the local directory, it shows it but I never see the files I ...
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How do I configure SFTP on FreeNAS?

Well, how do I configure SFTP on FreeNAS to be secure? My goal would be to get access to certain folders on my FreeNAS with a SFTP client like FireFTP. I'm using 0.7.2 Sabanda (revision 5462). The ...
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sftp disabled, but have ssh access. How to mount?

some lab computers at my university have sftp disabled. However, I have normal ssh access. Obviously I don't have root permissions on these computers. I need to transfer a fair amount of VHDL ...
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TextMate very slow on Samba Drive

I loaded an entire Samba drive as a TextMate project. Every single time I lose cursor of TextMate to do something else like checking the web browser... and then try to click on TextMate again it ...
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In general, is SFTP unsecure?

I've seen several comments on internet in which people say something like: "I've uninstalled SFTP server, it is much better, it remove security vulnerabilities" What are these vulnerabilities, if ...
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FTP shortcuts to another folder

How can I create shortcut from one ftp folder to another using SFTP client such as WinSCP with Putty? For example, application path is /home/primary/webapps/appication/ We have created new user with ...
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Copy files between two remote servers with SFTP

Which tools able me to copy files between two remote servers with SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol)? I have tried WinSCP, but I am only able to copy files between my local machine and one remote ...
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How can I make Emacs TRAMP offer completions from my ~/.ssh/config?

When I want to access remote files over sftp in Emacs using TRAMP, I would like Emacs to offer me completions from the hostnames in my ssh config. How can I do this? For example, if I have two hosts ...
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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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Copy files across two SSH connections in one go (OS X, GUI or CLI) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Forward SSH traffic through a middle machine. I'm currently deploying a web app that requires files be copied to an internal server via a public facing server. My ...
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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 ...
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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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Command line history & tab-completion for sftp in OS X Terminal.app

I use Terminal.app constantly. When connecting via ssh to remote *nix systems, I can continue to use tab to complete command names and arrow-up/down to navigate the command history. However, with sftp ...
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Going to web root using SFTP

I have a personal dev box which has SSH running on it. I am using it as web development server. Although I can SSH, SCP and SFTP into it, using SFTP but it takes me to the user home directory. How do ...
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Any recommendations on a free sftp drive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Mapping an sFTP connection to a Windows drive ? SFTP as a folder on Vista I would like to map an ssh connection to a drive on my windows machine? Any recommendations ...
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(S)FTP only replace older file

I'm looking for a way to have (S)FTP only copy across a file if it's newer than the one already on the server. Ideally it would spit an error message listing the files that failed (but allow the ...
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Notepad++ and sFTP Support

Anyone knows of a sFTP plugin for Notepad++ ? I just checked FTP_syncrhonize and it doesnt support sFTP. (please no "use filezilla/winscp/putty" answers).
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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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How to make mounted external drive writable over SFTP

I have a user that I log in with over SFTP to my Ubuntu box. They have permission to write to the home directory of course. The external hard drive gets mounted to /media folder but I can't write to ...
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Need a non-GUI SFTP tool better than “sftp”

'sftp' is seriously lacking relative to, say, ncftp: it has no command memory, no Tab-completion of file names, and so on. Is there a non-GUI tool for SFTP that people recommend?
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Settings permissions on /var/www

I'm running ubuntu server and have apache installed as a web server. I'm letting my web developers upload files through sftp (ssh) to /var/www. I'm using www-data group to control access to /var/www ...
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Mirror/Backup from SSH/SFTP to Windows

What I am trying to do is mirror a directory (recursively) from a server I can SSH/SFTP to, to a Windows machine. I want to do this as part of a script, so it can be automated. I only want to copy ...
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Mount network drives over ssh on Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: sshfs equivalent for windows? There is a remote filesystem I can reach through ssh. On Linux, there are several ways of dealing with it. I like sshfs, because with it I ...
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Mount remote samba with sftp:// permissions and group membership

If I mount as remote samba (running on Linux) with Nautilus (sftp://) with a username and password will the permissions work as if I were on the remote system regardless of the local user name and the ...
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If I have an “ssh” account does that mean I can transfer files via “sftp”?

If I have an "ssh" account does that mean I can transfer files via "sftp"?
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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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Can I use the same machine as a client and server for SSH?

For development tests, I need to setup an SFTP server. So I want to know if it's possible to use the same machine as the client and the server. I tried and I keep getting this error: Permission ...
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How can I download a file from a SSH session (without using sftp)

I know I can use sftp user@host .... But what I want is to download a file from the existing session. that is. ssh user@host ... do some work ... The main problem I have is that said file is ...
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SFTP through proxy

I have a large amount of data on scratch space at computer b that I want to get. In my network I cannot directly connect to computer b (ssh exits with "No route to host"); I must first connect to ...
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After 3 files transferred through SFTP (FileZilla), the queue halts. What could be causing it?

And when it's happening, all I need to do is restart the queue. What could be causing it? I'm running on 64-bit Fedora 12, using a Buffalo WHR-G125 Wireless Router.
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Is it possible to rate-limit an scp/sftp/rsync/etc transfer from the command-line? ie, manual QoS on a single command?

Specifically, I am looking to rate-limit an scp or sftp session (or other arbitrary network call) in the call itself. For example, let's say I want to copy 100MB to one server, and 1GB to another. ...
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Unix: Sync directory with SFTP directory

I have a website on my local computer running Mac OS X. I am wondering if there is any built-in command that I can run in the Terminal that will upload that website to my webserver through SFTP. ...
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How can I make sftp accounts that can only access their home directory?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 9.10. I need to setup 6 accounts for users that will exclusively need sftp. When the user logs in, I need them to only have access to their home directory. I don't want them ...
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where does the “get” command in PSFTP (PuTTY) save the file?

I'm used to running ssh on a Unix command-line and am working for the first time with PuTTY on Windows. When I type get file.txt on the PSFTP command line, where does file.txt go? PSFTP ...
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Is there any built-in SFTP with GUI on OSX?

On my Ubuntu system, I can easily connect to a remote server via SFTP and simply drag/drop files across systems. This is built into the standard file manager. I just recently got a MBP with OSX and ...