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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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 ...
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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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Install SFTP on Debian Lenny use root user to login

I am new to linux. I have a server that I have successfully installed Debian Lenny on and everything else needed for a LAMP server. But I am unsure how to setup FTP. My first attempt went horribly ...
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Why every OS still can't resume file transferring? [closed]

I mean, Windows 7, Ubuntu 9.10 and Snow Leopard... All newest and top of line desktop operating system still use regular copy to transfer files, as it seems to me from experience. Instead of using ...
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file permissions and group ownership using sftp

Is there a way to have all files created by a particular user under sftp to have a specific group and file permissions? The user in question, of course, will be a member of the group, but it is not ...
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What could be the cause of randomly getting “No route to host” errors when trying to ssh or sftp?

The computers are within the same network using WLAN. The error doesn't always show. Sometimes I can connect without a fuss, and sometimes the error shows.
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SSH client for Mac?

I want an App for Mac OS X 10.5 to connect to my site using ssh. The app must be free and have some sort of instructions to get me started. EDIT: I just needed to take care of something on my ...
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Mapping an sFTP connection to a Windows drive?

I'm looking for a way to map an sFTP connection to a Windows (Vista) drive. In other words, a tool that would add a new drive (let's say N:) to my computer, that would directly point to my remote ...
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Which is better? SFTP or FTPS

I've heard it from some sources that SFTP is preferable to FTPS. If this is the case, I'm wondering why exactly.
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Why does PuTTY & SFTP has to be logged in separately? I thought they were all based on SSH

Why does PuTTY & SFTP has to be logged in separately? I hate typing my password twice to transfer multiple files. Why can't I type my username & password into a SSH client, then it log on to ...
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Can I put comments in a sftp batch file script?

I'm using sftp batch scripts to automate some file transfers. Is there a syntax for putting comments in the batch files? For example: sftp -b mybatchscript.sftp nick@server Where ...
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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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Using sftp without mounting it

When I mount sftp/ftp, and connection breaks for a while, the mount "freezes" and will freeze any process that deals with it (the editor, Nautilus, umount, etc). I can't even unmount the folder. (My ...
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How to transfer files when given two SSH accounts?

I need to set up file transfer for which I've received the following access info. But I'm not sure how to connect, having hardly used SSH before. The instructions I got are: First: ssh ...
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trouble to connecting to remote file system using sshfs

I'm a first time user of sshfs, trying to use it to give myself access to a remote file system. $ sudo sshfs username@servername.edu:/home/csg/username/low /local/servername When I issue this ...
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How to make FileZilla save to SFTP server WITHOUT a propmt?

Every time I save a file from the server, it will pop up a "File has changed" prompt, and ask me if I want to upload to server. How can I stop it from asking me? Fugu would do it automatically, and it ...
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GUI FTP program capable of using public/private keys?

I need a SFTP client that's a GUI and is capable of using public/private keys. Filezilla claims to, but first gave me this: The file '/home/xxxx/xxxx' is not in a format supported by FileZilla. The ...
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Why won't my files push to my SFTP server?

I'm having trouble pushing my branch to an SFTP server. I'm following the instructions here. When I push the branch, everything seems to complete successfully. I get the message "Created new ...
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How do I get an entire directory in sftp?

I'm just learning to use sftp, and I want to copy a directory from the remote computer to my local computer. If I try get [directory] it gives me this error: Cannot download non-regular file: ...
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Cyberduck Replacement?

Now that I've upgraded my Mac OS X to Snow Leopard, Cyberduck does not work. What are some good replacements? I would like to have both ftp and sftp compatibilities.
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Redirect user to dir upon SFTP connection

I have an FTP user which i log in into the server via SFTP and a key file. Right, lovely, works like a charm. Now, by default the user logs to /home/ftp which is not cool. I'd like to know if there ...
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SFTP error - User does not have any roots specified

Any idea what would case the error The user <> does not have any roots specified; the channel is being closed when I login to an SFTP site.
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How do I automate SFTP to get rid of the password prompt?

I need to perform SFTP automation (to get rid of the password prompt). How can I do this?