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Questions tagged [sftp]

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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WinSCP does not duplicate symbolic links of directories but makes deep copy instead

I have a SFTP connection to a Unix server, which contains several directories, some of the directories are real directories, whereas some are symbolic links to other directories. I would like to copy ...
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Set up a SFTP dropbox

I'm trying to set up a SFTP user that acts as a file drop site, where users upload files and can't read, edit, or delete files already uploaded. How would I do this? I'm on linux, Debian.
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GCP: Can not ssh to instance after sftp config setting (ForceCommand internal-sftp) [closed]

After I added following lines to the /etc/ssh/sshd_config for sftp setup as online guide suggested. Match group sftp ChrootDirectory /home X11Forwarding no AllowTcpForwarding no ForceCommand internal-...
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Install OpenSSH SFTP client to Windows 7

I's there a way to install OpenSSH SFTP client to Windows 7? I cant seem to find a way anywyere. Everywhere it's all PuTTY based clients. Does it exist?
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RedHat: chroot user to subfolder with a different user chroot'd to the parent folder

I have a RedHat server with SFTP enabled and a few accounts, this server is currently being accessed by an application to read the user's respective files, they do not have Write access. The server is ...
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How to add/remove drives to Windows OpenSSH SFTP server?

I've setup the built-in OpenSSH in Windows 10 and connected remotely via WinSCP SFTP protocol. I seem to have access to all folders in my C: drive, but I cannot access the external drives of my ...
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Why do I get a “Connection to [host] closed by remote host” error over SFTP connection?

I'd like to connect as user to a remote host through SFTP. Moreover, I'd like to land into a specific directory (say /home/user/dir). I've created user with default working directory as /home/user/...
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Slow file transfers between home server and PC over ethernet

I have an HP Proliant DL385 G5p server which I use to host a personal Debian 9 fileserver via a VM on a hypervisor. This VM has its own 1Gb/s ethernet connection to a switch of the same speed, which ...
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Ubuntu sftp chroot jail path not being read?

I've encountered a problem, that I've been messing around since hours now, not understand what is happening. I have read tons of guides on this, which should be a 2 minute setup task on Ubuntu, and I ...
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Run an SFTP or FTP server independently from system user accounts

Is it possible to run an SFTP server without using the SSH daemon, in "userspace" so to speak? I don't like how the system's user accounts are tied to the login credentials, I'd much rather have a ...
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Mount SFTP server?

I seem to be able to add a network adress or FTP server directly in Windows explorer. It can't handle SFTP though. I know about Filezille, but there I can just access the server, not mount it. I need ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 SFTP Group: one user has permissions, the other doesn't

Following this guide I have created a group sftp_users that I use for SFTP access only. I created two users, user1, user2 I then added both to to group sudo usermod -a -G sftp_users user1 sudo ...
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SSH_FX_PERMISSION_DENIED in Sftp even the directory has 777 perms

I have an sftp server with a directory located into /share/data This directory belongs to the root user so I've granted all permission to the dir: chmod -R 777 /share But if I try to create a new ...
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Apache use SFTP instead of HTTP to serve files

Is it possible to serve files using SFTP instead of HTTP for Apache? I'm trying to host files on Apache and the files are 100MB+.
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SFTP isn't working through unix shell script

I am trying to do sftp through a unix shell script and getting the error Host key verification failed. Connection closed However when I do sftp manually like below, its working sftp -b batch_file ...
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Does LFTP support keepalive for FTP/SFTP?

In the documentation it's not clear whether lftp support keepalive for FTP and SFTP protocols. Does someone know the answer?
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Change SFTP user's permissions when transferring files to webserver

I created a webserver and have two users that can login over SFTP to change, edit, view, and create folders/new files. When the two users create a new file, the permissions are -rw-r--r--. I need the ...
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Transferring files from Ubuntu via inner server (ssh-> ssh) with FileZilla

Currently, I can access a server called opt2 with two ssh (I can't access this server directly). It goes like this in terminal. Each ssh has me enter a different password: ssh username@athena.ecs....
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configure SFTP server with 2 nics

Centos7, dual NIC setup (one IP on 192.x the other on 10.x) I drew a diagram to help me explain what i want to accomplish I want to enable SFTP from the outside and enable SSH from the inside to ...
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mount sftp through blocked port using proxy

I'll apologise in advance, because I'm 90% sure this question has been asked somewhere before, but I can't figure this out, decide what's better and I'm completely unfamiliar with all of this. My ...
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FileZilla always takes too long to start or do local operations

I work with FileZilla Client during all the day, and I'm having a lot of problems when I need to do quick local actions (like create folders, for e.g.), and whenever I try to open it. After clicking ...
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Notepad++ NppFTP SSH Tunnel

I am currently stuck on whether it is possible to connect via SSH Tunnel on Notepad++ Extension NppFTP? I can connect via SFTP to the server directly however about to loose that connectivity and thus ...
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What is the most efficient way to migrate a website over SFTP without full SSH Access?

I need to migrate a reasonably large website to a new server for a client with the least amount of downtime as possible. Unfortunately the client's current host only allows SFTP access without full ...
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SSHing to my XCP-ng server connects to hypervisor and not VM even when using seperate IPs

I have an old HP ProLiant DL385 G5p server that I used to use only as a glorified NAS, but now I'd like to do something more with it, such as set up a caching DNS server for my network. I'd like to ...
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best way to backup data to a sftp server

In my projects, I have work on a 800 GB of data (that includes data and codes). Some part of my data is constituted by somewhat large files, ~1GB, but I have also some folder with thousands of small ...
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Why can't I cd to a mapped drive using sftp?

I'm trying to upload a file to a mapped drive (D:) on a remote server using sftp. I can RDP into that remote Windows 2012 server and see the D: drive in Explorer. In a command shell I can also see ...
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How to open a shortcut with Windows Explorer with no option for “More Apps” or “Browse For Program”

I created a shortcut to an ftp server in Windows Explorer only to have it not work because of permission issues. I connected in FileZilla and realized it was SFTP, not FTP. So I created a new shortcut ...
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Browse files on VLC SFTP

I can open a folder or file over SFTP on VLC via Media > Open Network Stream > Play. If I open the file it plays perfectly, but if I open a folder it plays the first file found recursively. Is it ...
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transfer files between remote servers with lftp

I would like to transfer file to a remote server. I am having some problem with sftp as the flag in put -r is not supported. After some research I have found that lftp may solve my problem. Hence I ...
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SFTP connection successful but can't transfer large files

I'm using SFTP to transfer files between a server and a node. Session from server to node is fine, there is no permission or path issue either. And between the two devices I can put/get file of size ...
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Sublime Text 3 slow sidebar over sshfs

I'm checking out Sublime Text 3 since I'm looking to replace my current text editor, I need something that runs natively on Ubuntu. Sublime Text 3 seems to be what I want, but I'm a very heavy SFTP ...
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FTP/SFTP with Windows Laptop [duplicate]

I am trying to access my Windows laptop from my Mac. I am using Filezilla and FTP/SFTP. I am not sure if Filezilla only works with remote servers. Right now I am using the username, password, public ...
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How can I set in the bitvise ssh client, the tunnel automatic connect if open windows or restart windows?

Now the tunnel works if I open the bitvise application and click the login button. I want to change that. I want the tunnel automatic open if open windows or restart windows Where I can set the ...
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Getting `sshfs` working on WSL or finding an alternative

My university's CS department has its own server used for development (from here on out, dev.univ.edu). I have SSH and SFTP access to this server, and I was hoping to do some heavy work on my Windows ...
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What are the rules for SFTP users?

I have an FTP server that authenticates via an API and has user folders in: /home/ftpusers/files/<username> Some users have requested SFTP instead and since I already have processes in place ...
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Cygwin SSH server works with SFTP but not with PuTTY

I followed this video reference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dL-9k4riBps (tutorial and explanation on how to restrict a user to their home directory with sshd_config, chroot directory and windows ...
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sftp file not writing to disk

I have sftp set up on an aws ec2 instance. A client in transferring a 20 MB - 30 MB file over every night. About half the time the transfer doesn't work and I can't figure out why. I've tried it ...
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Copy Remote Directory on Local Machine

Im currently using Atom's FTP package. Im just wondering if there is a way to copy a remote file directory onto my local machine (using either atom, or another tool). Any insight is greatly ...
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ssh working, but not scp and sftp, on bionic

I upgraded from Xenial to Bionic, and now scp and sftp do not work any more. ssh works. When I try to transfer files from another machine to the Bionic machine, I get the message: lost connection I ...
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Moba Xterm removes folder structure when dragging and dropping a folder into SFTP panel

If i drag a folder into MobaXterm it copies the files across sftp into the directory leaving out any folders that existed and just copying all files into the folder. Is there any way to change this ...
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Pure-FPTD-Mysql TLS SFTP : permission denied

I've a working FTP service on my server, connected to a MySQL database to manage my users, using pure-ftpd-mysql. I try to enable the FTP users to use SFTP. The FTP login works fine, but the SFTP ...
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SFTP connection with SSH key on Ubuntu

I would like to give my users secure FTP access to my EC2 instance (Ubuntu Server). These are the requirements: Connection is through SSH .pem file Connection is on port 22 Individual keys for each ...
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Directories missing when connecting to EC2 via FTP client (Transmit)

I successfully connected to my EC2 instance via Transmit (SFTP protocol, ec2-user and pem key). However, while I do have access to the instance after logging in I cannot see nor access any directories ...
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Permission denied (publickey,password) on executing sftp -b

hope everything is ok with you guys! I am trying via bash script reach a sftp server in order to download some files and then load them into a table. Simple as that! I followed every step described ...
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Failing PCI compliance scan: Remote Access Service Detected on port 22

This is an item that I am failing in my PCI compliance scan report: I use port 22 for SFTP connections to transfer files from my local computer to the server and vice versa. I tried to dispute this ...
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SFTP to remote server

So I'm trying to SFTP to a server that has been set up by an external company for sending shipping data. I have a username, a host and a private key file. I can use WinSCP on my Windows 10 Machine ...
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Error: Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey) on mac using filezilla

first I'll point out that I do not have much experience using SFTP to connect to a server and using public and private keys. So please, answer assuming that I know nothing about what you're talking ...
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Filezilla Server and Solar Winds SFTP Server security

For the record it is a Windows 2012 Standard server. I want to set up both a FTP and a SFTP Server. I am using Filezilla Server for FTP and Solar Winds SFTP server for SFTP. Both are services and ...
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How to setup vagrant-sshfs for work properly in Win10 with Hyper-V?

I am trying to setup Vagrant and Hyper-V and it is almost done but folder sharing is failing because I refuse to use SMB and instead I want to use vagrant-sshfs. It is know that in Windows system ...
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Allow users to download files via SFTP, delete files, but not add or modify

I have an SFTP server on CentOS 7.4 (through the standard sshd), and I want to adjust the server so that users can download files in their directory, delete files in their directory, but cannot upload ...