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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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Mount server folder locally on windows 7

I generally use Linux systems for most of my work, and some work I need to do on specific machines as I can only run certain software on each machine. I have a Windows 7 machine on which I have ...
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sftp with sshd special user permissions

I try to set up a sftp server with my raspberry pi. The result should be that there were three users - sftp-readonly, sftp-readwrite and sftp-writeonly - with special access permissions. As the name ...
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To which location on windows I need to import my public key from linux to setup password less SFTP transfer?

To which location on windows I need to import my public key from linux to setup password less SFTP transfer from linux to windows? My target is to transfer files via SFTP from linux to windows using ...
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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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How to use VLC to watch a file (while it is being modified) on a SSH server (using sftp or smth else)?

I'm using my ssh server to record videos and I'd like to be able to watch them (on a PC using Windows 7 or 8) during the recording. I can of course transfer the file when I'm done and watch it, but I ...
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SFTP file writes show completed in FileZilla but on server side 0 bytes written

Kind of a weird issue here. We have a lot of data dropped on our SFTP, and sometimes we get a lot of files written with 0 bytes. Upon checking the remote users SFTP Client (FileZilla) it shows the ...
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Edit-text-files-over-SSH using a local text editor

I am working in various Linux and UNIX environments. I'd like to elegantly solve the problem of editing remote configuration files over SSH. Instead of using terminal editors (nano), I'd like to open ...
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Move (download and delete) files from SFTP server

I am using a WinSCP (SFTP) script to move files off a SFTP server. Something like this: get *.ecx But this only "copies" files from remote to local. I need to move files off the server. What server ...
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how to copy files from SFTP to local host(windows server) using powershell

I am using the below power shell command to copy file from server "SFTP" to windows server. for some reason the Script is not working would you please help # Scriptname.ps1 # send the files to ...
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SFTP connect through an other server

I want to connect to my account in a server of my university. When I’m there I only have to do “ssh user@FinalServer/home/user” or create a folder using “sftp://user@FinalServer/home/user”. ...
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Access only specific folders via SFTP

I have a VPS running Ubuntu Server 14.04. Here's a selection of my directory structure: / home/ my_user/ var/ www/ wp-content/ themes/ ...
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1 chroot sftp user that is able to traverse all other chroot sftp users files/folders

I have a chroot environment that I have setup on CentOS 6. We have users for all of our trading partners and I would like to create an internal user for another department that can sftp in and only ...
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Is Filesystem relevant in SFTP?

I have a home server with an NTFS disk attached, and I use FileZilla to access the data on that disk. I have both Linux and Windows clients, and I was wondering if the data would still be accessible ...
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Sublime Text 3 - setting SFTP for large remote

I have FTP, which is quite extensive. I've set up a "ignore_regexes": [ "sftp-config.json","/img/" ], where do I set ignoring folder / img / in which I have 400,000 files. They are in the ...
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How to copy 700K .jpgs from linux to windows?

I have 700K+ .jpg files on my linux server in a two-level structure, with 6000+ directories at level 1 and the individual .jpg files distributed amongst those directories on level 2. These files take ...
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Server external acess security

I’m setting up my own home Raspberry Pi server/NAS and I’m looking to be able to access outside the home network. This has however prompted me to rethink the whole setup. I have an external HDD ...
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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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Sync SFTP server with DropBox

I'm using Windows. I have a folder on a server that I can access via SFTP. I want to keep it in sync with a folder on Dropbox. Is there an easy way to do this? When a file is moved to Dropbox, I also ...
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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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“No supported authentication methods available” when connecting to gcloud with FileZilla

I've followed this guide: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/tutorials/lamp/transfer-files I have my private key generated and added to FileZilla but I can't seem to connect. The guide specifies ...
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PuTTY sFTP Transfer

I am in PuTTY and PSFTP on Windows and am connected to my remote server which is an Ubuntu. My problem is selecting a file to upload to the remote server using the put command. In the same directory ...
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Set up sftp mysql authentication with chroot

How do I set up an openssh SFTP server that authenticates against a MySQL table where the users are jailed? Each user will need to have its own jail: /home/sftp/john /home/sftp/jane etc.. However ...
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Can't connect with OpenSSH sftp with custom port

I am using Cygwin on Windows 7. I have installed OpenSSH client and i am using it connect to Ubuntu server installed on virtualbox through localhost. I am connecting through ssh with this command: ...
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SFTP cannot rename files but FTP is OK

I have enabled both SFTP and FTP on my Synology NAS. Using CyberDuck, both SFTP or FTP can create or delete a text file in a shared folder. However, there is an error when I try to rename the ...
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Can I remove .listing files from web subdirectories?

I was working on my webserver, and noticed I wasn't able to remove a directory as it wasn't empty. I ran ls in it, and found a single .listing file. Opening it, I found a list of the files that were ...
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Cyberduck Connection Fails/Timeout

How would I go about changing either my SSH config or Cyberduck configuration to enable SFTP connections from my local machine to connect through a proxy server and then connect to my destination ...
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Netbeans keeps compiling from the beginning

I have quite a big C++ project in Netbeans. Its taking about 2 minutes for it to successfully compile (-j6 mode). My problem is that, everytime I build my project (not making clean!) it keeps ...
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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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SSH new file/directory group write permission different than FTP etc

I am a non-root user on our Linux (Debian) install, and the file/folder permissions on the existing files in my home folder are -rw-rw-r-- and drwxrwxr-x for directories, and if I log into SSH ...
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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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Disable remote ftp in OS X but allow ftp from localhost

I am running OS X 8.5 I want to disable remote FTP but allow local FTP because I need to use SFTP. Is there a quick command that might handle this?
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Error executing sftp with curl

I'm using IBM's Data Explorer to import certain data, but am getting this error: Protocol sftp not supported or disabled in libcurl. So from Red Hat I manually ran the command: curl -user ...
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sftp an entire directory to a remote machine? [duplicate]

Note: using scp or other tools is off the table due to vendor requirements. I have been set up with a private key to be able to upload numerous files to a vendor's server. Let's say I have all of my ...
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Why can I not establish an SSH/SFTP connection from my Windows 8.1 computer?

I'm on a windows 8.1, 64bit machine. I cannot get a connection vis SSH or SFTP. Yesterday I was connecting without issue. I have tried using: Aptana, WinSCP, Putty and FileZilla. I cann connect to ...
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Where is the encryption “password” for auto-encrypted WS_FTP SSH private SSH keys?

I'm using WS_FTP to Automatically transfer files between my system and a large bank over FTPS. When I browse to C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Ipswitch\WS_FTP\SSH\ClientKeyStore ...
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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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No supported authentication methods available in FileZilla

I'm using FileZilla to connect to my SFTP server. But when I'm trying to connect, it gives me this error Error: Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey) ...
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Howto write in chroot on Secure FTP(sftp)

As I understood, directory for chroot must have permission 755, and must be owned by root. But 755 mean that only owner(root) have acces for write to this folder. But what if I have user web, with ...
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LFTP: SSH with private and public keys

I'm using LFTP in order to mirror SFTP server folder with local folder. But currently I'd be glad to correctly connect to SFTP server and list contents... I'm using Windows 7, and I've downloaded ...
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How to check if file exists in remote Windows from local Linux script?

I'm writing a sh script to download a file from a Windows SFTP server. However, before doing so I want to check if the file exists. There were many questions out there that suggests downloading ...
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SFTP over VPN - Can upload but not download

When I'm working from home I need to upload/download files using SFTP over a VPN to the remote web server. Without the VPN I cannot connect, which is correct as connections are blocked from unknown ...
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PHPStorm delay after file upload

We have our web development environment setup on windows 8.1 x64 and PHPStorm. Our newest test server (amazon VPS) has Ubuntu server 14.04 installed. The problem is that when we upload a file from ...
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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 ...