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I'm currently trying to setup SFTP on debian using openssh. I can still login with all my users using ssh, but as soon as i'm trying to login using an SFTP client like filezilla i'm getting an failed password error.
Even the root user returns a password failed error
I've already set PasswordAuthentication yes in /etc/ssh/sshd_config so that's not the problem
it did work before i updated the openssh-server package

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Have you tested with scp? – mgorven Oct 24 '12 at 17:12
no haven't tested it. but i need to get it to work with sftp. – stratton Oct 24 '12 at 17:15
I'm not saying you must just use scp, I'm asking whether it works or not. Debugging is about narrowing down the problem. – mgorven Oct 24 '12 at 17:23
I've now tried it with cyberduck on it works fine; must be a problem with filezilla – stratton Oct 24 '12 at 17:31
Did you select the "SSH File Transfer Protocol" option FileZilla? The "FTP over implicit/explicit TLS/SSL" options are a completely different protocol. – mgorven Oct 24 '12 at 17:43

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