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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Can't connect to SFTP: Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server

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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Some FTP folders not visible to client

I ran into a very interesting issue today. In my directory I have: hearts laptops pets scaledBU spotlights Each of those are directories. I created these directories using FileZilla but they are ...
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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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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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Mounting shared directory for chroot users

I ran in to an interesting issue with mounting that doesn't make any sense to me. Basically I have setup a chroot environment for SFTP users, they each have a chroot directory with a format of ...
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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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swish sftp: Hide hidden files

I want to mount a directory with SSH. Is it possible to hide dot-files in swish sftp? Is it possible to dislay folders on top of the list?
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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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How can I improve SFTP transfer times between a Windows 7 PC and an Android phone?

I have set up a home SFTP server using CoreFTP. When I transfer files from my Android phone to a PC, I get really slow speeds (1-1.5 MBps) as compared to SHAREit or Xender (Up-to 10 MBps). Why is it ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Is there a way to use ACL to deny access to folders by user, preferrably by making them invisible?

Is there a way to use Linux's Access Control Lists feature to deny access to folders by user, preferrably by making them invisible? This is needed for a chroot SFTP environment where we want to block ...
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sshd_config settings not taking effect

I've been trying to configure SSH public key authentication for non-interactive login for sftp and for that to work, I know I need to have the following settings: RSAAuthentication yes ...
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Able to access the server with SSH, but not with SFTP

I have access to the server via SSH (using Putty Client), but I am not able to connect via SFTP, using same port (using FileZilla, or other clients). Server requires public key authorization, and ...
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SCP and SSH connect, but FileZilla and CyberDuck can't

I'm on a Mac. I'm trying to connect to a remote Ubuntu server. I can successfully connect to it using ssh and scp commands in the shell. For example: $ scp -i ~/Projects/keys/foo.pem foo_config.ini ...
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Uploading files remotely just deletes the contents

I'm new to Linux, and for school I'm using a remote SSH shell via SSH Secure Shell Client 3.2.9 and SSH Secure File Transfer Client from Windows 7 to try to upload files. We were going over the ...
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SFTP Connection to Windows 2008 Server Running RemotelyAnywhere

I'm writing a program that automates a test that needs to be preformed on a regular basis. To do this test it requires a number of files to first be uploaded to a Windows 2008 Server. The server does ...
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Logging rssh/chroot SFTP users

I'm trying to log activity (uploads, downloads, renames, deletes) for SFTP users. If I SFTP with a normal user, it logs to /var/log/secure. If I SFTP with a rssh user, it logs that they connected, but ...
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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 script SFTP two-factor authentication?

I need to script file transfers between two servers. Local server is RHEL 5.x. Remote location uses two-factor authentication (key+password). Authenticates fine on the key-pair but I can't find syntax ...
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Launch script after SFTP disconnect

I'm currently using Caja (basically the same as Nautilus) to connect using SSH to my server and work with files. What I'm looking for is a way to launch a simple script when I disconnect - I can ...
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Windows Script for connecting to remote SFTP server with public key authentication

I am trying to connect to a SFTP server for a client of ours and send files in an automated process using MS Windows. The details I have received from the client do not include the password. I instead ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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SFTP key authentication not working from bash script

I am trying to set up a very simple bash script on Ubuntu that SFTPs to a specific server using public key authentication. When I run the command directly on the command line, it works like a charm: ...
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Filezilla SFTP works via MiFi device (cellular) but not via new ONT router (fiber)

Neighbor needs to upload files using SFTP for school. We recently got fiber to the home (yay) but now SFTP no longer works. It still works using the MiFi device they were using before we got ...
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SFTP to multiple users access to same directory and take delete permission

I am trying to give permissions to multiple users to access var/www/my.com/folder2, which is owned by www-data. So simply I have a lot of sftp users and everyone only accessing to ...
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standard user sftp.ocx problems

I have a program which calls sftp.ocx I think in windows7, 8, 10, when a standard user goes to run the program, the program crashes when it goes to run sftp.ocx, and the standard user doesn't have ...
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Can't connect to server with Filezilla using SSH keys on Windows 10

In windows 7 I have no problem to connect to my server using filezilla client with SSH keys. Then, on windows 10, using same process, same servers and same key files I can not log in. One thing I ...
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filezilla not connecting even with required ports opened

Server: Ubuntu 15.04 - 2.6.32-042stab094.8 Client: Windows 10 I did some iptables changes, saved all rules, naturally, reapplied them afterwards, summary of changes are: open ports tcp: 20, 21 ...
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Load Balanced SFTP Server

we have 2 Load Balanced web servers on Azure and I am trying to set up a load balanced SFTP connection for my client. I have tried doing this using a load balanced end-point on azure for SFTP but the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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curl could not open remote file permission denied using sftp

I'm trying to download a file from a new enduser sftp using existing code that works for other end user sftps, using curl. This is my basic command: curl -o [internalFileLocation] -u [user:pw] ...
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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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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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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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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 ...