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I'm attempting to SSH to GlobalSCAPE Secure FTP Server. The server is running Windows 2003 and GloablSCAPE Secure FTP Server 3.3.1.

My client is running Vista SP2 and putty 0.60.0.0.

I recieve the following message after correctly entering my username and password.

login as: greg
GlobalSCAPE Secure FTP Servergreg@192.168.104.2's password:
Server refused to allocate pty

Any suggestions?

Cheers

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Is the globalscape ftp server designed to support only scp/sftp? ssh is typically for interactive sessions while scp/sftp have a specific subset of the ssh protocol that is designed to support transfering files. –  chris Jun 30 '09 at 15:31

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As Chris said, Globalscape is just an SFTP server, not a general SSH server. It won't accept connections from ssh clients. See this knowledgebase article.

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Thanks Kenster, that's the end of that ;) –  Greg B Jun 30 '09 at 18:03

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