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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 : ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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Make hidden folders invisible sftp

My client needed sftp server for sharing files, so I created sftp server on a amazon ec2 ubuntu machine and added different users. Now their need is when user login to sftp server either via winscp ...
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FTP Plugin for Atom Editor

Is there a plugin or functionality to enable FTP and SFTP (optional) on Atom Editor? It'd be useful if I can work directly on the remote server and saving the file it'll be saved directly on the ...
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FileZilla is connecting to localhost instead of SSH server (can connect via PuTTY)

I have a Linux OS running on another machine in my home network, with an IP Address of 192.168.178.85. On this machine, I have installed OpenSSH and it is running on port 22. I can SSH in using ...
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Unable to upload files via SFTP with Cyberduck

I have a problem very similar to the question asked here, but the solution listed there isn't working for me. Situation: I have two Mac laptops, an old Macbook Air running Yosemite with Cyberduck ...
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I'm unable to access any .vdi files over the network

I have two Arch workstations. I want to be able to run VirtualBox on Machine A, and access the .vdi files stored on a storage drive on Machine B. I'm sure I'm not connecting the two machines ...
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SSH acess blocked after user was added to sftp group

I have a specific user and group associated to an SFTP service in my server. recently I added my regular group to the group associated with the SFTP, and now I can no longer connect to the server via ...
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OpenSSH_6.2p2 on HP-UX B.11.31 ia64, sftp and ssh keys

We are running OpenSSH_6.2p2+sftpfilecontrol-v1.3-hpn13v12 on a Unix server (HP-UX, B.11.31, ia64 architecture). A client fails that tries to log on to our server using sftp and ssh keys (trying to ...
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Are there any current multi-threaded sftp Windows clients? [closed]

I found bitkinex.com had one, but is rather old and doesn't support the latest encryption. winSCP has it on it's plan, some time way into the future, but doesn't seem likely to happen.
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PHPStorm SFTP connection using two factor authenticaton (TOTP)

I'm trying to connect with the server in PHPStorm but I'm having trouble because the server uses a two factor authentication (TOTP). I was googling for it, but didn't found anything. Here is my ...
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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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Most secure and flexible file access on a NAS

I have a NAS at home that I use to store my documents and media files. I recently got a raspberry Pi on which I installed a media center (openElec). Giving access to the media files to the raspberry ...
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Upload directory by sftp

I try to upload localDir to remote server i follow this guide SFTP Guide but when upload the localDir and go inside i see blankDir I did the following sftp> lls 404.html crm nginx-logo.png ...
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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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Why does deleting a directory take so long on SFTP?

One of my WordPress installs has been migrated recently and I'm trying to delete the directory of the old one but it's taken over 15 minutes to delete. It looks like it's deleting each individual ...
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SFTP: Connection closed

I'm trying to connect via sftp to my Synology NAS 215j running sftp server. The sshd works great for root user, but when I do sftp as root, I'm getting Connection closed just after typing correct ...
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User can see other users folders when they don't have permissions?

I've just setup a website for my friend on my Linux box and am using his usernames home folder to host the website files "jamesp". I've also got a couple of other users on the box, listed below. ...
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Changing group in FileZilla

Is there a way for users to change the group on files they have ownership of in FileZilla? Something equivalent to chgrp from the command line? And is there a way to set default groups in FileZilla? ...
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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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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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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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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 ...