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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Why is FileZilla SFTP file transfer max capped at 1.3MiB/sec instead of saturating available bandwidth? rsync and WinSCP are even slower

I'm downloading from a server and downloads are maxing out at 1.3MiB/second with FileZilla but I can start concurrent downloads and they will download at 1.3MiB/second also. So why can't I download ...
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Set SFTP Max Number of Simultaneous Connections (Linux/Ubuntu)

SFTP has serious file transfer speed limitations that can be partially overcome by increasing the number of simultaneous connections. By default, SSH should support 10 MaxSessions and 10 MaxStartups ...
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Banned from SSH Centos server but can't find where [SOLVED]

For some reason my ip address is banned from using ssh or sftp. I have no problem connecting to the server using an other ip nor i have problems reaching all other services (like http, teamspeak) with ...
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Bazaar only ssh, is bzr_ssh_path_limiter secure? or should I use sftp?

I would like to allow some users to read/write Bazaar repositories on a server using ssh. I read about using bzr_ssh_path_limiter (with restricted ssh keys) which is a nice tool and seems to do the ...
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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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How can i pull a file using SFTP in windows

Can any one suggest me how to start working in SFTP?(Any books/web sites) I have to create a batch program to pull a file from a url using SFTP in windows. I have no idea about SFTP. A batch ...
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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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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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sftp: get file by mtime

Objective: Connect to sftp server with very simple script using -b option, cd to directory and get file with the latest modified time or created time. I can connect and download *.csv but that may ...
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Why would a server's RSA fingerprint change every few seconds?

In the past I've been able to connect to my server via SFTP with no problems, but suddenly yesterday it warned me that the fingerprint for the RSA key sent by the remote host had changed. I've ...
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SSH - ChrootDirectory not working

I am trying to chroot a "test" user (group sftp) to /home/test. I've added the following lines at the end of my sshd_config: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match User test ChrootDirectory ...
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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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resuming transfer of files over ssh from remote linux to local windows

I was wondering what are the best ways on local Windows for resuming transfer of files over ssh from remote linux? I tried SSHSecureShellClient-3.2.9, but I cannot find it works for resuming. I ...
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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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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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SFTP and rsyslog: log activities of specified users only?

After a lot of anguish, I finally managed to get chrooted SFTP logging working in Ubuntu 14.04. Relevant bits from /etc/ssh/sshd_config: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match Group sftp-only ...
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SFTP logging configuration fails with an error (OpenSSH 5.1)

Adding following line to sshd_config Subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server -f LOCAL5 -l INFO When i start sshd service it fails with error "garbage at the end of line : -f" My openssh ...
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Not able to restrict the user to particular directory in unix

Below are the steps I performed: I created group sftponly. Added one user named sftpusers to that group. Added Subsystem sftp internal-sftp to file /etc/ssh/sshd_config Added this line to the file ...
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How to change SFTP default directory

With proftpd you can change the default directory editing /etc/proftpd.conf DefaultRoot ~ change to DefaultRoot ~/music How i can achieve the same result with SFTP? Im using ubuntu lucid btw. Ty so ...
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Set Initial Remote Working Directory in SFTP

I am running Amazon Linux AMI (Red Hat derivative), and am creating a new SFTP server using OpenSSH. I would like for the SFTP user to be restricted to a directory, and to be able to write to the ...
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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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Using proftpd how do I disable regular ftp but leave sftp running

We have a Debian Linux box with proftpd, we have both FTP and SFTP running, but we would like to disable regular FTP and just leave the SFTP running Is there some way to do this?
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/etc/init.d/ssh restart does not reload the configuration

I've added a chroot configuration to my /etc/ssh/sshd_config. I reload the configuration file using /etc/init.d/ssh reload, then try to connect using an SFTP client, but nothing changes, the user is ...
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Chroot user to an existing folder witch parent owner isn´t root [closed]

We have moodle installed on our company and due to big SCORM packages + slow conection + proxy, I usually upload them with SFTP with my root user. Now, I want to give users a way to upload files by ...
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SFTP chroot jail not working

Trying to follow this tutorial but for Arch Linux. /etc/ssh/sshd_config: # override default of no subsystems #Subsystem sftp /usr/lib/ssh/sftp-server Subsystem sftp internal-sftp ...
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Bad File Descriptor when trying to use SFTP with chroot

I am on CentOS 6.5 using OpenSSH_5.3p1. I have attempted to set-up a chroot environment. After connecting using SFTP, when I use the 'ls' command, the connection is closed. The following is being ...
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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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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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Copying over SSH via Putty tools is slower than via WinSCP

Uploading from my Windows PC (1) to my Ubuntu machine (2) in another city using PuTTY tools is slow. I tested this over OpenVPN tunnel and via port forwarding to (2). It turns out that using rsync ...
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Options for an SFTP server on a Windows Machine

We have a client who wishes to send files to us via SFTP (citing that FTP is inherently insecure). We have a Windows Environment (Windows 2003 Server). Currently, I'm reviewing copssh (OpenSSH for ...
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Recommend an SFTP solution for Windows (Server & Client) that integrates well with Dreamweaver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SSH / SCP Server on Windows Could you please recommend a secure FTP solution for updating files on a remote windows server from windows workstations? We would like to ...
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admin panel on port 2030 in CWP is not opening [closed]

I have dedicated server with centos and proxmox ve. Also made virtual machine with centos 6 and centos webpanel in proxmox. From last four month I'm using this and everything is working properly mean ...
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SFTP and SSH Logins [duplicate]

I've been doing my research and found some clues as to where I should be looking, but just can't quite get it perfect. I'm trying to create a new user, and allow them to have access to SFTP for file ...
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Setup directory links in user SFTP root directory with copSSH on Windows

I'm trying to configure copSSH to allow a specific user to access several folders on the C drive. However, if I create simple directory symlinks (using mklink /d), then the SFTP clinet can't get into ...
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can' t access ec2 instance for additional user with sftp or ssh - key refused

I keep getting server refused our key error with putty/public key rejected error in filezilla when trying to access my ec2instance with a new user. Access works fine for both ssh and sftp with the ...
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SFTP files not showing upload date as last modification time

Some of the files we receive on our Redhat server are showing date different from upload date as the last modification time. For us the modification time is important as we classify files depending on ...
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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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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 to check diskspace on SFTP server

Recently I encountered a lack of diskspace problem on a SFTP server and I realised I have no idea how to check how much is left or even the total amount. Does anyone know how to do this through an ...
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Syncronize new / modified files trought SFTP on Linux [closed]

I only have a SFTP access on my NAS, on Lacie OS 3.X, (so exit rsync) and i want to backup it from a remote debian server. The problem is that the NAS is 4TB and it can take a lot of time if i ...
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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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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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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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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 ...