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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CentOS 6.5 ssh ChrootDirectory not working

I have been trying to configure my CentOS 6.5 minimal 64 bit machine to allow SFTP users to connect and get jailed to specific folders. I can sftp in using the unix commmand: "sftp user@localhost" and ...
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How can I set up an SFTP server backed by S3 (or similar)

I need to set up an SFTP server that, essentially, has very large capacity. I need to give one of our partners SFTP login details to a server where they will upload millions of files, totalling a few ...
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Setting up a chroot sftp on debian server

I'm trying to allow a user "user" to access my server by either sftp or ssh. I want to jail them into a directory with chroot. I read the instructions here however it does not work. I did the ...
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How i can restrict certain file extension upload via ssh?

How can I restrict certain file extensions and file upload size via SSH? I am using Ubuntu 12.10 default installation and Open-ssh server.
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proftpd: mod_sftp connection timeout

I'm using an SFTP Server based on proftpd's mod_sftp. The only problem is, that I haven't found a way to keep idle connections for longer then a few minutes. Our users request idle times for up to a ...
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proftpd ssh key-based authentication not working

I've setup a new proftpd server with mod_sftp for SSH support, that I'm able to login to when I use a password. But when I try to use my SSH key, I'm unable to connect. Here's the full proftpd.conf ...
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SFTP server giving a Type 2 (protocol error) for all connections

I've got a windows server using CoreFTPServer and any connections to any SFTP site on it are giving a type 2 (protocol error). This seems to be for any connection made to the server from any user or ...
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Redhat configure sftp

I would like to give someone in a different dept read only sftp access to a certain dir on a redhat 6 server. Easier said than done I've found. I've followed a guide like this one to setup the user to ...
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SFTP Connection issues when small connection limit

I am connecting to an external SFTP server. The server limits the number of concurrent connections to 2. I'm seeing behaviour that indicates that when my client code closes an SFTP connection, I ...
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Is IIS SFTP natively supported by Windows Server 2012 R2?

Does Windows Server 2012 R2 have native SFTP support? I see a role FTP Server but it doesn't say whether this includes SFTP.
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sFTP users permissions to overwrite/edit over root owned files

This is related to Give SFTP users and Apache write permissions on same folders So, I am using ACLs to give write permissions over /var/www. It works perfectly when developer login users upload new ...
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SFTP logging in Solaris Server using 'internal-sftp'

I'm trying to enable logging for SFTP file transfer (without help of any opentools) on solaris 10 using "internal-sftp" but couldn't see any info about file transfers. Please help. **#Argument in ...
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Daily sftp stops working, and weekly sshd fails and needs reinstall

My server has daily issues with its SFTP. Everyday I need to change the SFTP subsystem. Everyday it gets reset to: Subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/sftp-server While it has to be: Subsystem ...
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Creating FTP user to access a specific directory with SFTP in Linux Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I'm creating an FTP user on Linux Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, but when I try to log in via FileZilla with SFTP I get the following error: Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server If I try to ...
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SFTP and syslog-ng custom logging format

I have modified sshd_config and syslog-ng configs to log sftp connections into separate files. Now I would like to create custom logging like: [date] [source_ip] has downloaded the [filename] [size] ...
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ForceCommand vs Subsystem

Is there any particula reason why I should use ForceCommand internal-sftp instead of Subsystem sftp iternal-sftp and disabling the shell?
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Install SSH key in UNIX server

I'm trying to connect to a UNIX server from a Windows server, through PSFTP. I am using this command in CMD: psftp.exe -i %userprofile%\.ssh\certificate.ppk username@unixserver The problem is that ...
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How To restrict ftp user in /var/www/html folder only not to others directory

Hope you all are doing fine. Team I want to strict ftp user only for /var/www/html directory not to other's. Please share your valuable suggestion for that. I have checked lots of Blogs, Forums etc ...
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How do I use my own local text editor to modify system (requires root to save) files on a remote system? [migrated]

I've recently fallen in love with github's Atom text editor, and I enjoy using it for all my local coding and configuration. I started to maintain a Nagios installation for several dozen servers and ...
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Ubuntu server closing connection after successful login

I am unable to logon to my Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) server via WinSCP or sftp. There was previously a permission problem for ssh_host_* files in /etc/ssh. This was after I tried chmod -R from another ...
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Duplicity error: BackendException: ssh connection to SERVER_IP:22 failed: Unknown server SERVER_IP

I'm trying to setup a backup system with Duplicity. I have a server that I want to backup to another SFTP server. If I try to connect via sftp it works fine: root@SERVER:~# sftp user@SFTP_IP ...
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What firewall configuration do I need for SFTP to be able to put files on a remote server

I have a situation in production where SFTP (using Putty PSFTP) is working when I connect and list files on a remote server but put and get fail with error permission denied. In my dev environment I ...
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What part of the reboot cycle in Linux is WinSCP detecting as FTP port 21 being available?

When I rebooted one of my boxes running Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04.1 today, I received a strange message from WinSCP during the automated reconnect attempt that I've never seen before: ...
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SFTP Error: open for write: permission denied

I have created a user and a group only for SFTP and when I try to transfer a file with Filezilla in /var/www I have this error: Open for write: permission denied I have configured sshd_config like ...
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permission denied using a public key with Copssh on a windows 2003 server

I've a Windows 2003 SP2 server with CopSSH version 1.1.0.1 installed. I've a user set up for SFTP who is able to transfer files from two servers. I am trying to add the public keys he provided me so ...
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SFTP Error - Couldn't read packet: Connection reset by peer

I try to configure SFTP on Centos 7, on my first server it works perfectly, but on my second server when I try to connect me with : sftp USERNAME@serveripaddress I have this error : Could not read ...
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Permissions of files and subfolders in /var/www/html (Ubuntu 14.10 + Apache2) [duplicate]

I have some questions about permissions and ownerships of folders and files in Ubuntu Server 14.10 + Apache2. Is it correct that /var/www/html is owned by root:root by default? As far as I read, it ...
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Trying to ChrootDirectory an SFTP user to their home directory

I have followed a few examples of how to do this, all of them end up with modifying sshd_config to Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match User chubbyninja ChrootDirectory %h AllowTCPForwarding ...
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Any idea why SFTP works differently based on the client machine/network

I have an odd situation. From Computer A with PSFTP.EXE (putty sftp client) I can connect to a remote sftp server and use dir and chdir to browse around. If I try to get or put files I get a ...
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SFTP connection issues

I just setup a new debian sftp server in order to provide access to multiple CHROOTed users. While the first account I added works just fine, the second one disconects right after authentication. ...
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SFTP - Create a hierarchy of users to control access

I would like to create two levels of users to restrict SFTP access: "parent" users, and "child" users. I need the parent users to be able to access all the directories owned by the children, but the ...
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Best practice for delivering SFTP key to client?

We are rolling out a solution that is going to leverage SFTP, we have hundreds of sites we want to deploy this to. The solution is basically a windows service that is using an installer, so it's a ...
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Howto setup socks proxy for sftp on windows

I have a windows server and I want to setup a sftp server over socks proxy. A firewall is running but my ports are open. First, I have installed an sftp server with a local test account. It is up and ...
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CentOS - how to chroot sftp and have mysql as shell

I have a user who I would like to have sftp access to one folder only (chrooted). Also he logs in with ssh, I would like him to only have access to mysql. I am able to chroot the users sftp (by ...
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Use .bashrc without breaking sftp

My problem is that I need to set a few variables, and output a few lines every time I login to the ssh shell, and at the same time I have to be able to use sftp to tarnsfer files via Filezilla. Now, ...
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Give SFTP users and Apache write permissions on same folders

I have a centos6 web server where developers also upload by connecting through SFTP. So, to give developer login write permissions, I have change /var/www user to that user. My current permissions ...
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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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SFTP best way to remote access multiple intranet machines except for using VPN?

I have only one public IP address, behind it are some virtual machines that I need to access using WinSCP/FileZilla from public internet. I know I can do port forwarding on the router like ...
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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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How to specify file permission when putting a file using OpenSSH sftp command

I am using various SFTP clients for uploading files to an SFTP server and I have a problem with default permission used when putting files. When requesting to put a file, SFTP client like WinSCP or ...
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Openssh sftp-server: .filepart support?

I am trying to setup a SFTP server, running off Ubuntu Server 11.04. I installed openssh-server to provide SSH access. What I am trying to do is make file uploads run with a suffix (.filepart or ...
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OpenSSH as SFTP server: Trigger successful and faulty changes

I am using the current OpenSSH version on Debian 7.7 Whezzy, which is, according to dpkg, 1:6.0p1-4+deb7u2. I configured OpenSSH to allow clients to connect using SFTP, and read and modify (upload or ...
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SFTP permissions with domain users Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS

If there was ever a linux question, it usually has something to do with permissions. Alright, so I'm trying to set up a sort of "double-blind" SFTP server. I'm looking to make a folder, ...
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Files uploaded using FileZilla with SFTP are missing permissions

I am using chroot in sftp. And it works perfectly, but files uploaded with FileZilla are stored without any permissions (basically 000). ---------- 1 cwsftp sftp 4364328 Jan 19 16:02 ...
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Trying to setup chroot'd rsync

I'm trying to set up a backup server. I want to chroot each user (client) to its home directory, and only allow it to use sftp and rsync. I quickly discovered that I was not the only one trying to do ...
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Issue with access via port 22 from some FTP clients [closed]

I am having an issue with connecting to an SFTP server. On the same computer when I access SFTP via application A, I am given access, but when I use application B, I have no access. In my server ...
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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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OpenSSH: Difference between internal-sftp and sftp-server

Why are there two ways to setup sftp with openssh and when to use which? Is there any difference between it? I mean the first one is using a lib from openssh and the second one says "use the ...
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Setup a secondary SSH/SFTP user with limited directory access

I am trying to create a new secondary user that has access to SFTP files and SSH access to a specific directory. I have the SFTP work, but when I try to login via SSH, I get the following error: ...
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sftp login issue with chroot

I want to be able to create a structure for hosting multiple sites. I want the user files to reside inside /var/www/sites/domain.com and the sftp access to be restricted with chroot. I've followed ...