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Hi .. I want to establish secure file transfer system. But I'm very confuse about choosing SFTP and FTP SSL.

Can you give me some suggestion and consideration why I use SFTP or FTP SSL.


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marked as duplicate by Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams, ThatGraemeGuy, pauska, Iain, Tom O'Connor Feb 17 '11 at 10:01

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

FTPs is SSL layer on top of FTP protocol.

You are connecting to ftp service port ( default 21 ) , traffic transfered is protected with SSL.

SFTP is subsystem of SSH service.

You are connecting to ssh server ( port 22 by default ) , traffic is transfered securely using secure channel similar to one in case with FTPs.

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