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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How to programmatically change a password on an IPSwitch server using a Linux client? [migrated]

One of my companies customers runs an IPSwitch sftp server, and they have disallowed public key authentication, and require us to change our password every 90 days. The problem is that, I cannot see ...
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How to disable sftp access to user with ssh already disabled (user shell = /bin/false, but connection still works with sftp)

In sshd_config, by default, login is allowed for all groups and users. The allow/deny directives are processed in the following order: DenyUsers, AllowUsers, DenyGroups, and finally AllowGroups. ...
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Create an account SFTP with writing permissions on VM Debian Linux 8.0 'Jessie' a deploy by Google Click to Deploy - Google Cloud Platform - WordPress [closed]

I would like to create an account SFTP with writing permissions in the root folder of the website path: /var/www/html of my VM server Debian Linux 8.0 'Jessie'. At moment I can read and write in ...
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SFTP configuration through HAProxy loadbalancing

I have LB server which currently load balancing 2 machines as for apache2 "http" and "https" requests as master/slave, How to make the same server load balancing "sftp" requests to the same both ...
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How can I see IP addresses attempting to connect to my Amazon EC2?

I have an EC2 instance that is setup as an SFTP server using OpenSSH. It only allows connections on whitelisted IPs via TCP Port 22 (limited via an EC2 Security Group). I constantly have customers try ...
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Must I bind haproxy to port 22 to load balance ssh/sftp

I need to use haproxy to load-balance SFTP connections but currently i cannot bind it to port 22 (cutomer constraint). Can i bind to port xxx and listen on port 22 to achieve this or must I bind to ...
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Allow external provider to access Webfolder in CentOS. (Option SFTP)

Following Problem: We run a CentOS webserver and would like to grant access for an external contractor which only needs to access our webfolder ''/var/www' to Modify/Upload files. What I tried was ...
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SFTP Chroot Jail preventing SSH: This service allows sftp connections only

I set up a SFTP Chroot Jail succesfully, but would like to give my users access over SSH, in addition to SFTP. If I attempt to SSH in with the testuser, after providing the password, putty closes. ...
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SFTP chroot to /var/www stopped working

04 and setup sftp chroot to /var/www for our 2 developers. I followed the guide available online (referenced a few other as well) http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/setup-ftp-server-on-ubuntu-14-04-vsftpd/ ...
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client can't connect to sftp server, can that be due to Event ID 7036: The Application Experience service entered the stopped/running state?

I have a sftp server running in Windows Server 2008R2. A client said they tried to connect to the server several times, but failed. My colleagues and others can connect and use the sftp. The next ...
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sftp not working, but ssh is working [closed]

I have a nat rule in my firewall to allow port 22 traffic through pfsense. I am able to SSH into my server but sftp through filezilla is getting timed out and not connecting. I tried with the local ...
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How to load balance sftp instances on AWS

I like to know is it possible to load balance sftp servers in AWS. I have 2 servers, and each of my servers are using s3fs-fuse to mount the same S3 bucket onto a mount point. Both of my ec2 ...
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sftp backups with duplicity fail

I'm using duplicity on debian wheezy, which comes with version 0.6.18 as standard package. I also tried version 0.6.24 from wheezy-backports. I want to use sftp as backend, but if I run: duplicity ...
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Chroot Jailing groups via sshd_config for FTP results in connection aborted for all members in that group

I am attempting to chroot jail using the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file. My FTP server is vsfptd, and while I know how to chroot jail using vsftpd's config, I want to try it using sshd_config. However, ...
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openssh sftp server file permissions not being set by umask (but folder perms are)

I am running the openssh sftp server like so: Subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server -u 002 And the folders I upload via sftp get these permissions: drwxrwxr-x 12 developer staff ...
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SFTP logging chrooted users in OS X 10.11

I have been trying to piece together the exact setup for logging SFTP user activity for chroot jailed users on OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) from various links but I'm currently stuck. I have gotten as far ...
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Authentication based on any of the PAM module

I want to allow some users to only use SFTP but not SSH. Also I dont want these SFTP users ID and password to be stored in /etc/passwd file. I want their id and password details will be stored in a ...
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HEROKU php-buildpack but upgrade cURL and LibSSH2 to support SFTP

Im trying to enable my php app to use cURL to do SFTP via a proxy. phpseclib is not an option as it dosn't support proxies for SFTP. I'm using the ddollar/heroku-buildpack-multi to try and "upgrade" ...
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SFTP to a server is failing sometimes

I am running into an odd SFTP issue with an Ubuntu 14.04 EC2 Instance that is hosted on Amazon. Amazon instances come with openssh-server by default so I made sure to run an upgrade on the whole ...
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SFTP permission denied but SSH works fine

I keep getting Permission denied errors while attempting to upload changes to a file via SFTP, however it works fine when using SSH directly as the same user. The file I am trying to upload is ...
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How to connect to a SFTP [closed]

Got a SFTP Hostname username password from someone and he gave me a Server RSA public key fingerprint like this: d2:h4:h5:gf:f4 etcetera. But how do i need to connect to this host, doesnt this ...
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Ubuntu: Create user with restrictions to one folder

I need set the folder /usr/share/nginx/site/folder as home folder and restrict this user to don't view/download other up folders...my idea is, permit the access just via sftp. Has a website running ...
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permission denied on authorized_keys

I am attempting to set up SFTP for chrooted users, and use SSH public key authentication. In this example I'll be working with the dummy user "globocorp" who's a member of "sftpusers". This user is ...
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Give private key ownership to user without /home

so I am looking to set up ssh private/public keys between two servers, for use with sftp (and ultimately lftp using sftp - but one step at a time). I have created the private and public keys, and ...
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Allowing Pubkey OR Password Authentication for Chrooted users

I manage a legacy system that numerous clients connect to in order to consume large files of scientific data. Currently these users connect via SFTP, and because of the huge diversity of experience ...
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Interpreting TCP Traceroute results here?

I used to be able to connect via SFTP to a remote server to download files. Our local server is Windows 2008 Enterprise and the remote server is Unix. The local computer and the remote server are ...
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fatal: bad ownership or modes for chroot directory component “/” in SFTP

I've been trying to configure sftp in a debian server.sshd_config: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp UsePAM no Match User sftpUser ChrootDirectory /users/sftp/sftpUser ForceCommand internal-sftp ...
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SFTP script gets different destination response when run from different directories

I'm baffled by an SFTP shell script and any help would be greatly appreciated. I wrote an sftp script to connect to and upload ACH information to a banking site. The script uses 'expect' to wait for ...
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What could cause an SFTP host key fingerprint mismatch?

A remote user has tried to connect to my SFTP/SSH server for the first time, using the "Transmit" client under Mac OS X, and has found that the host key fingerprint doesn't match the expected value. ...
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Windows Server: How to achieve User Isolation with SFTP (SSH) server to match existing FTP User Isolation settings

I've got my FTP server (IIS in Windows Server 2008) working the way I need -- users log in and have access only to a directory that is named the same as their username. However, we would like to move ...
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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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Bypass hops viewed in tracert?

This is the issue that we're having: I use filezilla to connect via SFTP to a remote server to download files. Every box in this scenario (local server, remote server, my workstation, etc) are under ...
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Finding out what happened that I cannot connect to SFTP server?

We have a server with Windows Server Enterprise that runs a simple console app that connects to another server via SFTP in order to download files. I believe the remote server is Unix server, but I'm ...
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Openssh key to access remote sftp server from RHEL [closed]

I have generate public key and private key in windows 7 through puttygen then change the key to openssh in puttygen through export key. Now I want to use this openssh key to access my sftp server from ...
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CentOS7 SFTP - Not Detecting Private Key

I have a CentOS 7 server with OpenSSH installed which it's primary purpose is to be an SFTP server. I have several clients who connect to this server using either Private/Public Key authentication or ...
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What does the following Java SFTP error mean? [closed]

I am new to security domain and wanted to get understanding of this error I'm getting : com.jcraft.jsch.JSchException: UnknownHostKey: 127.0.0.1. RSA key fingerprint is ...
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How do I watch local# to ensure messages are being sent to it?

I am trying to collect additional operation logging from my sftp server. I have added the following lines to /etc/ssh/sshd_config, as instructed by many posts on the internet: Subsystem sftp ...
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users to connect SFTP server with openssh key [closed]

I want to be able to allow users to connect to my SFTP server with openssh key which I generated in keygen. How would I accomplish this?
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Is there a way, using sftp, to copy a file on a remote file system to the same file system?

Is there a way, using sftp, to copy a file on a remote file system to the same file system? What this means is user@hostname:/path/file.txt to user@hostname:/path/copy_of_file.txt from a remote ...
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How to add user with SFTP access to '/var/www/html/adir' folder on Amazon EC2?

This question is very much related to this question. The answer there is useful, but unfortunately incomplete. How to add user with SFTP/ FTP access to '/var/www/html/website_abc' folder on ...
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Public SFTP server directory with no password or keyfile

I want to be able to allow users to connect to my SFTP server under a restricted user that only has read access to view files in a certain directory that I upload to without it requiring a password or ...
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ProFTPD SFTP with virtual users in Postgres sql database

First of all, I know that my question is similar to one posted previously but I couldn't solve my problem just with that (ProFTPd mod_sftp mod_sftp_sql). I am running debian 7.8 and I have a running ...
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SFTP connections to docker container break when using packet forwarding instead of port binding

Setup I am trying to make a setup that allows me to directly connect to docker containers from my LAN without binding individual ports to the docker hosts IP addresses. I have turned on IP ...
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Capistrano change SCP to SFTP setting

I tried to set up a simple capistrano deployment, and get the following error when deploying: SSHKit::Runner::ExecuteError: Exception while executing as user@server.com: SCP did not finish ...
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Best practice for WordPress, direct auto updates and SFTP access for users

I'm trying to set up a secure WordPress site on a Debian 8 system with the following requirements: automatic core updates (FS_method "direct") chrooted SFTP access to /wp-content (for a single user) ...
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internal-sftp -u 002 is ignored for copied files

I configured OpenSSH like this Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match Group sftp ForceCommand internal-sftp -u 002 AuthorizedKeysFile /home/sftp/ssh/%u ChrootDirectory %h ...
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Using SFTP + make default start directory

At start, i would liek to sorry, i"m new in linux administration, but I"M learning fast, right now i got a problem with sftp (was searching 2 days, how to fix it, but nothing has help.). Soo, let me ...
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Can't connect to SSH/SFTP - but only in certain programs

I'm using UltraEdit (Windows) to edit files on remote SFTP servers. For some reason I can no longer connect to one of those servers. Here's what was changed: The server was moved (and updated) from ...
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How to monitor SFTP with monit

I just installed monit and checked the web interface. Unfortunately proftpd is marked as not running although it's running. I think it's because I'm running proftpd with S/FTP not FTP. Is it possible ...
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Whether using FTP to transfer encrypted files is safe?

I am planning to transfer encrypted files over FTP. However my other partner wants to use SFTP instead of FTP for security reasons. However my take is since the files are encrypted we can still go ...