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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sftp concurrent connection

I have to setup my server to receive 20-30 concurrent sftp connections from different clients using same username. I've tried to test this simulation user connections with scp. The problem is that ...
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How to add user with SFTP/ FTP access to '/var/www/html/website_abc' folder on Amazon EC2 Centos?

Possible Duplicate: Linux directory permissions I'm working with some third-party developers and I would like to grant SFTP (or FTP) access to the root folder for a website they're working ...
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How to enable LDAP auth for SFTP logins only

I currently use ActiveDirectory for authentication on my Ubuntu 10.04 servers using a tool called Centrify Express. Centrify has a custom .so file that is configured in /etc/pam.d/common-auth. I'd ...
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FTP/SFTP client that can store sessions in MSSQL

I'm looking for a FTP/SFTP client that can store all the session information in a central SQL server, so all employees always have an up-to date list of FTP sites they can connect to. I've been using ...
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Can't connect to web hosting with Filezilla - Shows Initializing TLS [closed]

I am trying to open my web hosting account using filezilla, but continuously failing to open it via Filezilla. It always gets timeout after saying Initializing TLS... My hosting provider are saying ...
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ProFTPd with sftp first login fails, seconds succeeds

We are working with ProFTPd and SFTP module enabled. We have a problem with using the sftp module. When we try to connect to server in FileZilla we need to enter the password to the server twice, ...
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sftp vs ftps, securing SSH and virtual users vsftpd

right now, i would like to encrypt data tranmission over ftp. I considered sftp and fpts. After reading the www, I concluded there is a general tendency to favor sftp over ftps (eg. ...
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Disable chmod in openssh-server

I'm trying to disable the ability to use the chmod command from sftp clients. I want files uploaded by users to only be set based on the umask and remove their ability to change it. It seems like ...
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set umask per user

It's possible to force any ssh type connection to have a umask of 0777 using pam. This is what I have: # /etc/pam.d/ssh sesssion required pam_umask.so umask=0777 I want to do this only for a ...
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Chroot SFTP Users

I have an Ubuntu Server, where several users log in to upload some files. Each user has a home directory, in which I 'd like to be chrooted. e.g. user1 connects with sftp to the server and is ...
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sftp uploads to multiple servers

I have multiple EC2 instances that share the same directory and files in /var/www. Now, everytime I need to upload, I need to use an sftp client, it is good maybe if I have only one server but, I ...
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sftp with anonymous user

How I can set a anonymous sftp user ? I generate the ssh keys pair, set /usr/lib/sftp-server as shell in /etc/password and share the private key (id_rsa) and with this command the users get access ...
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SSH - cannot start sftp-server when trying to force internal sftp

i'm having trouble forcing users to only be able to use sftp when connecting over ssh. I have the following lines in my /etc/ssh/sshd_config: Subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server Match ...
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SFTP Access on CentOS Server

I have a CentOS server with a plesk control panel installed, I used to login using SFTP with the root password to manage the files. However, and all of a sudden, I am not able to access the server ...
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SSH automatically disconnects after file transfer

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on a machine in my house that I use for web development. I connect to it using Filezilla SFTP to transfer files from my office. When I connect and only browse, the connection ...
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Detecting upload success/failure in a scripted command-line SFTP session?

I am writing a BASH shell script to upload all the files in a directory to a remote server and then delete them. It'll run every few hours via a CRON job. My complete script is below. The basic ...
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How do I limit concurrent sftp / port forwarding logins

I have ssh set up so my users can only access sftp and port forwarding, how can I limit the number of concurrent logins on a per user basis? In my sshd_config file, I have UsePAM set to yes, and in ...
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Home folder only SFTP connection has limited access

I have configured sftp access for user using this guide: Linux shell to restrict sftp users to their home directories? I have problem though. I have taken all steps. I have chown'ed root:user the ...
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SSH: one user logs in, other don't

Some users can ssh correctly, others don't. I have an admin user, which is in wheel. I used vsftpd for allowing FTP. I created a nologin user for FTP. Call this user "ftpuser". Now I want to allow ...
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Windows secure file copy

I'd like to setup a secure file copy to some of my servers. A particular login (not Active Directory or Windows login) would have access to a starting point (e.g. c:\a\www) and then that login would ...
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SFTP server, mount bind limit

I am building an SFTP server where I have to give users access to individual dirs on different drives. I can't use symlinks because that allows them access to everything and cause navigation ...
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How to access shared folders

I have VPN tunnel between two computers and through WinSCP (or any other SFTP client) I can access shared folders. Is it possible to access them outside the SFTP client (in the OS)? I have to access ...
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Connection to linux server fails with filezilla

I am trying to connect Filezilla with my Amazon EC2 instance. I changed the settings in my security group to open port 22 SSH. Now I am connecting as follows:: File-> Site Manager > Host-- ...
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linux ubuntu 10.04 LTS x64 openssh sftp configuration

Linux server with the following software: - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS x64 - Linux kernel 2.6.38 Need the following configuration/software: - SSH through rsa key authentication - SFTP with the following ...
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Secure File Upload

I need the ability for clients to send me files. I would like them to use web services, but they are unable to do this (they want to just FTP a file over like they are used to, so this is what I have ...
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Setting up an sftp file dump site openssh or other sftpd?

Back in the old days, we could easily setup an ftp server with anonymous upload access whereas once the file was uploaded, the user couldn't see, delete, or modify the files they have uploaded. I'm ...
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Force SFTP/SCP to copy files with a remote directory's permission

I am having a problem with SFTP and SCP where files that are copied are not inheriting the permissions of the remote parent directory. I have seen similar questions on serverfault where the umask of ...
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Linode seems to require reboot before RoR code changes are displayed

I've inherited a project from a developer who I can no longer contact. It's a Ruby on Rails project hosted on Linode with SVN as the vcs. I can SFTP into the server and change files but the ...
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how to make SFTP work on Windows

What is the correct way to set up sshwindows for SSH key authentication? Does the user need to be created in Windows first or can a login be inserted into passwd without a Windows equivalent? I've ...
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SSH file transfers hang after ~700KB

OVERVIEW I'm scripting SFTP file transfers on a Windows 7 box in the field. When I transfer zip files larger than a megabyte or so, the transfer (and SSH) stops unexpectedly after about 700KB. The ...
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Can I configure VSFTPD to listen only to localhost?

I have a legacy app that needs FTP and cannot do SFTP. My solution is: put an FTP server in place using VSFTPD configure the firewall to accept port 21 connections only from localhost Set up an SSH ...
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Meaning of “SFTP subsystem requests”

The following message showed up in my logwatch: --------------------- SSHD Begin ------------------------ SFTP subsystem requests: 1 Time(s) ---------------------- SSHD End ...
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What are some secure alternatives to FTP? [closed]

This Hacker News story is all about the downsides of FTP. The only reason I might set up FTP is that it's easy. I know about and use scp already, but sometimes I want to share files with someone ...
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Allow SFTP but disallow SSH?

I'm starting a very little hosting company for a few friends and little clients, nothing big. I want to give my "clients" the right to manage their files on the server. I hate FTP as it is not secure ...
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Debian: sftp-server still running after removing vsftpd?

After i removed vsftpd from my new vserver with debian5, there is still some process called sftp-server running and managing ftp-connection. How can i turn that off? Where does it came from? ...
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Protect SFTP Passwords

A number of non-technical users currently manage secure data with FileZilla on Windows. The SFTP credentials are broadly shared in the organization as a result. I would like to centrally manage ...
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I can ssh and sftp to my server, but ncftp doesn't work

In addition to what's stated in the title, I'm also able to ncftp successfully into a different server. But on server A, I get this Could not connect to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -- try again later: ...
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SFTP and FileZilla - Connection closed by server with exitcode 128

This was working well until a couple of days ago. I can't recall having done anything to the server leading it to start closing the connection. Also I have no idea what exitcode 128 means, and can't ...
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Is it possible to block users from leaving their home directory?

I'm creating a webserver, and I will have many users ssh/sftp into it. All they need to do is within their home directory, for example, /home/user/. Many people have told me to use chroot, but it ...
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SFTP authentication with credentials in Wordpress MySQL database?

I'm trying to find a solution that will allow for a user to connect to a server via SFTP using a provided username/key combination (stored in a Wordpress installation's MySQL database), without ...
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How to fix the Proftpd issues for SFTP?

I have installed proftpd in Centos Server, mainly for secured ftp access. But, frequently, the user are able to access the sftp server. When i check the current process information for each FTP ...
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How to use a local (OSX) editor to edit remote (RHEL) files?

What's an easy way to be able to edit remote files such as bash scripts? Currently I'm using Vim on the server, but that's obviously not ideal, particularly when lag is noticeable. On Windows, I'd ...
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How to access filenames with accents (show up as ?) on Apache server?

I manage a website that is based on directory listings (dessin.acswift.com). The website is in French, and many of the urls contain accents: /leçon 1 - identification & vocabulaire.html I ...
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How long does it take to modify the permissions of /home/?

So I am using Transmit.app for my SFTP client and I changed permissions in /home/ and pressed the "Apply to Enclosed..." option as well. So essentially it is applying the desired permission to every ...
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Is it possible to GET or PUT two specific files at a time using SFTP without wildcard?

From a directory of dozens of files, is it possible to GET or PUT two files at once using SFTP? I do not want to use a wildcard because I don't necessarily know the names of all the files and don't ...
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EC2 FileZilla login OK but no write or delete access

I am a total Apache noob, and after much hair-pulling and gnashing of teeth finally got SFTP access to new EC2 instance in passive mode. Can login only as "ec2-user", or "root" with no password, but ...
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SFTP on Unix defaults to Key Authentication

This is probably a simple one for all you Unix whiz' out there, but I can't figure it out, so I am trying to sftp into a windows server from the command line, and the remote refuses connection. When I ...
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OSX Lion SFTP Chroot

I am looking to allow my SFTP users on my OSX Lion box to be chrooted so they cannot see anything else. I know about the usual changes in the sshd_config that match the user and set the chroot ...
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Prevent rssh users from leaving their jail directories

I'm attempting to use rssh to jail users strictly to their /home/user/public_html dirctories. I got it to work where an account can SFTP into the system successfully on a test server, but once I login ...
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How to allow multiple people to change mtime -timestamp of a file through sftp?

I have a directory that multiple users have access to. They change, upload, and delete files in the directory. They all belong to the same user group. The files in the directory have access rights of ...