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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Wordpress SFTP auto update issues

I have run into an issue with WordPress and ssh. Essentially,I am trying to enable auto updating with Wordpress over SFTP. I have followed the directions on This thead on DigitalOcean.com up I have ...
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Contribute CS5 Connection to Apache2 Server SFTP issues

We moved a few websites to an Apache2 setup and have since not been able to connect to the server with SFTP. I get a password / username error. There is no load on the server. SSH is configured. ...
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SFTP server: better to use SSH internal sftp subsystem or ProFTPD plugin?

I've been tasked to install a new SFTP server. Per-se, this is a very simple operation: simply using the internal-sftp role of the ubiquitous SSH service (with chrooting) is sufficient to have a ...
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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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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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Debian squeeze: SSH login works fine, SFTP login returns a Failed password error

I'm currently trying to setup SFTP on debian using openssh. I can still login with all my users using ssh, but as soon as i'm trying to login using an SFTP client like filezilla i'm getting an failed ...
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How to allow FTP on Google Compute Engine Windows VM?

All of the Google Cloud Platform instructions seem to be about setting up FTP in other OS like debian, etc. Connection just times out. On the Windows 2012 Server, I have setup FTP in IIS properly, ...
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Multi-user FTP/SFTP admin rw, user ro

I am trying to create an FTP server that will allow our developers to upload documents to a directory with complete control of that directory and sub-directories. I have been able to achieve this with ...
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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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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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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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Automatically change remote user with sshfs

I have two remote servers, foo and bar. On both servers I have a user git (with different uid and gid). Both servers are running Debian distributions. Both servers have their each others' root ssh ...
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How to enable SFTP error status in RHEL7.1?

Here is the problem that I am facing. I have a provisioning server which runs a perl script to upload and download certain files in a regular interval using sftp. The sftp command is executed in batch ...
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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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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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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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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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Match Group restriction in sshd_config does not work

I have got two groups in sshd_config: AllowGroups sftpusers sshusers And I have two groups below subsystem sftp /usr/lib/openssh/sftp-server: Match Group sftpusers,!sshusers ...
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ChrootDirectory for SFTP user in virtual host directory with write permissions and SuPHP

I am trying to give a SFTP user (user2) writeable access to a virtual host directory (website) in /var/www/mywebsite under Ubuntu 12.04. I have setup sshd_config to use Chrooting so that this user ...
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Setting up ssh on Debian to allow some users log in with ldap

I have a server in which users can't login via ssh but can upload files by sftp. This server has an ldap database of users and ssh and sftp are configured with the ldap, so none of the ldap users ...
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Modifying httpd.conf to adjust for mod_wsgi and django install then cannot connect via sftp

I modified my httpd.conf file to point to a .wsgi file that I made directing apache to different document root. The server works fine, I see my application live on the net and I am still connected via ...
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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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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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Limit copssh users to home directory Windows 7

I have found these two sites below: CopSSH SFTP -- limit users access to their home directory only and http://blogs.windowsnetworking.com/wnadmin/2006/11/07/copssh-restricting-users-access/ as well as ...
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Using LDAP attribute to get Home Directory for SFTP connection in RedHat 7.0.3

We need to outsource the authentification on a SFTP server to use an existing LDAP. the connection to this server will be done by (user/password) via LDAP, and the home directory of the user must be ...
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Received unexpected end-of-file in filezilla

I am facing one issue with FileZilla in window OS. I don't know other client. Problem is that.I have search already but there are no correct answer. One more thing. First I am using vpn connection in ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Setting up a secure SFTP drop folder for serving web pages

I've set up a chrooted sftp folder following the instructions here: http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2012/03/chroot-sftp-setup/ It works fine, my only problem is it appears there is a glaring ...
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log a SFTP batch process

I have a simple batch process which does SFTP a file to a SFTP server. The batch code for that is here: option batch abort option confirm off open sftp://server -hostkey="ssh-rsa 2048 ...
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SSH stalled after a while

I am executing some commands over SSH from a linux client (centos 7) toward a server (wind river linux) and for a reason it always stopped ( not completed ). If i executed a command that take short ...
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pure-ftpd-mysql doesnt work after install

I searched for a tutorial to install the ftp-Server correctly and I found this tutorial to install pureftpd-mysql but I can't login with the example user or any other user. I tried 2 other tutorials, ...
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Banned from SSH Centos server but can't find where

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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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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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 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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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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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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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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“Jailed” user can access `/dev` directory under SFTP

I set up a jail for a remote user under SSH (Cygwin), and he is jailed at /jail/user/home/user. When he connects with some SFTP client (ex: Filezilla), he can access his /home/user folder and control ...
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Can't change files with Transmit through SFTP. Wrong permissions

I'm having an Ubuntu Server installation. In a folder deployed a wordpress installation and because of the file uploads, plugin updates etc I chowned the entire folder and its subdirectories to ...
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How to solve problematic cpu load due to encryption when using SFTP on a VM

my company is trying offer a sftp service for a big amount of customers. The serving machine will be on a VM and tests have shown that, with an increasing amount of simultaneous users, the cpu becomes ...