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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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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CentOS 6 - Wordpress - Multi-developer Permissions [closed]

I have several websites on a CentOS 6 server. Some are wordpress, some not. I need to create jailed developer accounts specific to each site. My ideal environment is: Jailed accounts specific to ...
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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 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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Disable remote ftp in OS X but allow ftp from localhost [migrated]

I am running OS X 8.5 I want to disable remote FTP but allow local FTP because I need to use SFTP. Is there a quick command that might handle this?
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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 ...
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Configuring Chroot for SFTP Users

I am trying to configure a SFTP server for some automated backups. I configured an Ubuntu 14.04 server and have had partial success. The idea I'm looking to do is this: A user will be created for ...
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Can we put condition in ChrootDirectory directive of Match Group in SFTP configuration?

I am using SFTP with active directory. After authenticating users I am redirecting all users to one directory that is upload2. But now I want redirect some users to one directory and some users to ...
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Enable SSH shell access but disable SFTP access

I've searched for a viable answer to this question, and most of the answers include advice on why to not do it. However, here's the scenario, and what makes it necessary: I have a console app, and in ...
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How to detect or log interrupted uploads with OpenSSH SFTP server?

I have this problem where a customer of ours has been SFTP-ing truncated data. I'm not sure if the problem is on our end or his. I've enabled SFTP logging but it does not allow me to detect if an ...
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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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SSH login works but SFTP login doesn't

I already saw this thread, but it didn't answer my question because it has been left for dead. As the title says, when I log into my VPS with putty, everything works fine. But when connecting with ...
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pushing files via sftp

A client wants us to push data files to them on a daily basis using SFTP (FTP over SSH). We are a 100% Microsoft shop with no Linux admins on staff. I am looking for recommendations on how to do ...
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Remote SCP & SSFTP access to linux server denied

This situation is a bit embarrassing but I could really use some help. I took steps to secure my linux server by carrying out the following steps: created and use a different user to use in place ...
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cant sftp into ubuntu server

Hey guys I've set up an openssh server, but I still cant sftp or ftp into my ubuntu server. I am always getting login failed errors for every attempt i try to make. I am running ubuntu 14.10 I ...
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Add trusted remote certificate to Ubuntu server

I'm running an app on an AWS server running Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. I'm writing a script to connect to an SFTP server from the command line, but am unable to connect. I believe this is because my Ubuntu ...
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Linux SFTP user without a home directory

Suppose I have a home directory called "website". I want to create an sftp user to access that home folder and the sftp user is going to have a less obvious user name. There may be quite a few users ...
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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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Logging SFTP activity with auditd

I am currently using auditd to log TTY activity for users that are SSH'd into my system. However, SFTP sessions are not logged in this way. Is there a way to log them using auditd or will I need to ...
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How to open sftp connection and execute sftp command in the same shell command [closed]

Is there any possibility for opening sftp connection to remote server and execute sftp command in same line from shell. Something like this: sftp user@example.com && put /tmp/test.txt /tmp/ ...
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SFTP-server uploaded files having wrong rights

I have been trying to figure out what is wrong with the file rights. When I am uploading files using FileZilla all the files get rights -rw-r--r--. I would want them to have -rwxr-xr-x. I have tried ...
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Mount a SFTP remote filesystem that doesn't give shell access

I have a NAS that exposes its filesystem as SFTP, but it doesn't give any access to connect throught SSH as a normal user. I've tried to use sshfs to mount it from a remote webserver, but I receive ...
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Difference between “SFTP Client Side” and “SFTP Server Side”

please i want to know ingeneral the difference between Client and Server Side and specially Difference between "SFTP Client Side" and "SFTP Server Side" and where i should be install SFTP client and ...
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Enable activity logging on Cygwin open SSH (sftp) server install on Windows Server 2008 [duplicate]

I've successfully installed and configured OpenSSH using the Cygwin package on a Windows 2008 Server. I have also installed the Syslog-ng Cygwin package and configured it so that I receive basic ...
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Nginx redirection to url writen in requested file

I need to setup dynamic redirections. For example, a user open a link : http://www.example.com/2/3/4/ and see the page on the following address: http://www.example2.pl/something. I know about ...
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FTP Script Needs overview

I am trying to write a script that allows me to check a directory for files that i will sftp to another server. When the file is created it creates a .ready file that is supposed to signal a file is ...
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exclude a single user from chroot

I have a chroot setup on my CentOS server, (chroot with no shell access / strictly sftp). Just for reference, the folders are like so: home/sftp_users/%u (root:root 750) home/sftp_users/%u/input ...
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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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Methodologies for performance-testing a WAN link

We have a pair of new diversely-routed 1Gbps Ethernet links between locations about 200 miles apart. The 'client' is a new reasonably-powerful machine (HP DL380 G6, dual E56xx Xeons, 48GB DDR3, R1 ...
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Make hidden folders invisible sftp [closed]

My client needed sftp server for sharing files, so I created sftp server on a amazon ec2 ubuntu machine and added different users. Now their need is when user login to sftp server either via winscp ...
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SFTP encountering Bad Message

I am uploading a file via sftp to a remote server. While on transfer, I got a message that says, "stalled". I killed the sftp running on my local. The problem is, I cannot delete the partially ...
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SFTP Reverse-Proxy using iptables on custom port

I want to give SFTP access to anyone into to my Server (IP: ss.ss.ss.ss) passing through Proxy (reverse-Proxy? IP: pp.pp.pp.pp), so that IP ss.ss.ss.ss is never seen by whoever is connecting to the ...
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does OPENSSH SFTP server uses umask or preserve client side permissions after put command (chrooted environment)?

I know this question has been already discussed, but by reading the posts I could not figure the answers, because some said "yes umask can work", and others say "openssh put command always preserve ...
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Safety of sshpass and SFTP to dynamic host

I have a server with dedicated IP address A and a server with dynamic IP address B (routing via no-ip.org). A uploads a backup to B via sshpass: export SSHPASS=*** sshpass -e sftp **@** << ! ...
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chroot with sftp on centos 6.5

I'm trying to get sftp working with proper chroot configuration on Centos 6.5 server. As for now I get: sftp user@000.000.000.000 User@000.000.000.000's password: Write failed: Broken pipe Couldn't ...
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SSH keygen error (setting up a SFTP server)

I was following this tutorial, but a problem occurred and I couldn't find any help while googling it. Whenever I ran the command sudo ssh-keygen -e -f ~username/.ssh/authorized_keys | sudo tee ...
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SFTP for users (own site folder)

I'm trying to config SFTP, so that my users can access their own site folder (with PSFTP/FileZilla). I use Vagrant, CentOS7, NGINX and .sh file. This is my bootstrap.sh, for creating one of my users. ...
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server side cd on sftp client connect

Is there a way with sftp to have it configured server-side to run a cd command when a client connects? I have my users thrown in to chroot, the folder has to be root:root chowned and cannot be ...
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how to enable SFTP port on the server

How can I enable sftp port on the server? When I type the following command in the command prompt, it gives the following result: C:\Documents and Settings\muralik>telnet kmkhub 22 ...
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How does sftp replace files?

For example I have some http static server. I'm working with .js files via sftp. Keeping them sync. I'm wondering if .js file is replaced instantly or if the stfp server will write into that file as a ...