SSH File Transfer Protocol

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SSH connection refusal, unable to ping [closed]

I am using the Xilinx Zynq 7000, on the TE0720-1 which is mounted on the TE0701-03 carrier board. With a serial connection, I have been able to connect to the device's terminal and give it commands. ...
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is it possible to execute SCP/RCP/SFTP from linux server to Windows Desktop?

I have an Linux server, and I would like to remote copy files from linux server to another Windows OS machine, I have tried this method shown as below and it is not working. scp -v samplefile ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Nautilus How to connect to ssh server?

I am trying to connect to an ssh server via nautilus. I used to be able to use Nautilus "Connect to Server", select "SSH", and then enter the required information, but NONE of that is available ...
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sftp restrict access to /var/www/sitename folder only [duplicate]

I have a created an external user to access our server and pointed them to the folder /var/www/sitename But they are able to browse other directories, which I want to prohibit. How can this be ...
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Please clarify: Using SFTP on LAN for development

After so many years of working with FTP on Ubuntu, I'm now confused. I read on many docs that FTP is insecure and that SFTP or SSH is the best way to go. But here's what I want to do... We are a ...
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How to set up Ubuntu SFTP server?

I would like to know how to set up root, sudo, sftp-only user accounts which won't be required public key authentication at log in. I would also like to know how to set up sftp-only users' home ...
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How to put availabe disk space into filename?

I have a SFTP user only and I want it to be able to see available space. I want to make a cron that runs each 30 minutes, to delete the old file and put the new file to show free disk space. I could ...
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SFTP (SSH) mount check free space

How to see free space on mount over SFTP (SSH) using Nautilus? Now I have to use terminal to ssh to disk server and do df -h. I could make a script to do, but is there any existing option, possible ...
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SFTP chroot configuration error

Can anyone see what I have done wrong in this procedure? I can connect to the server as the new user and am in the chrooted directory, but despite setting all the proper root permissions, I cannot add ...
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How to configure SFTP to login in the “/” directory?

I want to login as root and make the / as the default directory in SFTP. Newbie help needed
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creating link to files on external server [closed]

I am compiling and running my program on an external server via ssh currently. However, it would be very easy for me if I could additionally edit the files on the server directly via my favorite IDE, ...
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SFTP connection successful, but can't upload files

I followed this guide. I am using Ubuntu Server and Filezilla, and I can succesfully connect. However, I can only read and download files, not upload or edit them. If I change the file permissions to ...
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Chrooting to a mounted USB Stick using SFTP

I would like to use SFTP over OpenSSH as a small FTP server. However I would like to use a mounted hard drive or USB stick as the chrooted directory for the user. As far as I see, chrooting is ...
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changing chmod 755 to 775 on a directory will result in permission denied when connecting with sftp

When I change chmod in my /home/frans from 755 to 775 I get the following error when connecting with ftp fatal: bad ownership or modes for chroot directory "/home/frans" I'm a linux newbie and i'm ...
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Why is scp failing with Permission Denied? [duplicate]

I would like to upload my website files to my server. I use : scp localPath username@ipAddress: server_path Is it correct? After enter the password, it shows Permission denied. why?
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sftp shows all files and directories for the client [duplicate]

First of all i'm a total linux rookie. I've followed some tutorials and got sftp to work. the only thing is, all users can edit/view all files on the linux server. Is there some way to only view the ...
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OpenSSH Permissions

I'm running an SSH server, and I need three users. The first will be an admin, have SSH access, and can view everything. The latter two can't user SSH, and are limited to their respective directories. ...
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OpenSSH Users and SFTP

I added users to my server, but when I try to login, it prompts me for a password, which I never put in. Do any of you know what the default password is? Also, I would like to setup SFTP, so can ...
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How do I allow SFTP with a password BUT not SSH?

I have SSH keys set up for every user with which they SSH into the proper machines. The problem is that many FTP programs dont support SSH login. Therefore, only for FTP do I want to allow users to ...
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sftp connection failed, strange error messsage

While I am trying to connect to a remote system from terminal using sftp sftp user@host.ip.address connection is failing and a message coming Received message too long < some long number > ...
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SFTP Users not able to upload files

I wanted to restrict my SFTP users to their home folders only. So, after so many research and attempts, I found this question which successfully allowed me to chroot them in their folders. Now, my ...
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SFTP Can view directory but cannot write

I have setup SFTP and I am trying to jail the user in a specific directory. Currently the user can login, and view the jailed directory. However, they cannot view, write or modify any files. A bit of ...
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rssh with chroot

(I changed the IP address and port to protect the innocent.) On the server, my /etc/passwd entry, /etc/rssh.conf, and the file I'm trying to access look like this: lawsa@bukavu:/mnt/share/Public$ ...
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How can I prevent a user from navigating out of their home folder with SFTP? [duplicate]

I want to set up an account purely for someone/thing to access via SFTP. I have already setup the home directory as /media/HardDrive/FTP Is there any way to prevent this user (Bob) from accessing ...
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Networking crashes on server when using SFTP

I am using Ubuntu Server 13.04 on my home server and for some reason when I attempt to transfer larger files or many files the SFTP server will crash out and all networking to and from the server is ...
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Use “Connect to Server” to connect to SFTP

How do I connect to my remote sftp account using ubuntu's "Connect to Server" option? When I have the "Connect to Server" dialog box on my screen, the "Service type" only shows: FTP (with login) ...
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What is the path and command of mounted folder when I “connect to server”?

I am trying mount a remote machine filesystem to my local machine. The remote machine is a computation cluster which has two file systems. I have space on both file systems and I have a link on my ...
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How to use sFTP in Filezilla?

How to encrypt the connection with server using filezilla in Linux? I read, it is possible in Windows using Putty. Just wondering how to do it in Ubuntu?
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error in ftp while uplodaing/downloading

This year, in my engineering class, we are learning OS and Doing Shell Programming. I keep a backup of my work on FTP which used to work fine, but now I am getting this error, while uploading and ...
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How to disable SSH Access & SFTP access but keep ftp access?

I don't know that much yet about servers so I am stuck right now, but I was wondering if its possible to disable SSH access & SFTP for a certain user but allow the ability to use FTP access and ...
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SFTP chroot jail closes session after authentication

I'm trying to chroot an SFTP user to his home directory, but whenever I log in (using PuTTY), the SSH client closes. This is what the auth.log says: Aug 6 07:53:22 ip-xxx sshd[2733]: ...
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Missing /var/www Lubuntu 13.04

I found a guide on enabling SFTP on Ubuntu and it mentions the directory /var/www. So I checked my /var directory and it wasn't there. I saw evidence that it could be in a different folder so I used ...
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chroot sftp not able to login

I am trying to set up sftp access on my server and chroot the users into a samba share. When I edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config and add Match Group sftpusers ChrootDirectory /srv/samba/share ForceCommand ...
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Providing HTTPS access to multi-user SFTP server

I have an SFTP server running on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. Any users in the 'sftponly' group are chrooted into their home directory upon connection. As OpenSSH requires the ChrootDirectory to be owned ...
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How can I delete files from my PPA via sftp?

I can sftp to my PPA successfully, but I cannot see any files or do anything. Connected to ppa.launchpad.net. sftp> dir remote readdir("."): Failure sftp> ls remote readdir("."): Failure ...
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Chrooted sftp-guest AND “normal” sftp login

I successfully managed to create a guest-sftp-account on a friends raspbian. I have a folder shared, which is the new root for the user sftpguest. Here he only has read-rights. Inside this folder, ...
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Web root permissions: Allow a group to edit and forbid others to see the files

I am setting up Apache hosting multiple sub-domains with different developers. There is a folder for each sub-domain, and I want to have a group that is able to write and edit these files (developer ...
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OpenSSH Two Factor Authentication

I'm using Ubuntu Server 13.04 and want to use OpenSSH for sftp. I have everything set up and the only thing not working is the Two Factor Authentication. Currently it asks for a password or the public ...
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problem with nautilus using sftp in ubuntu 13.04

I'm accesing a ssh server with Nautilus and if I leave it without activity for a while and I try ti acces again to any folder, It doesnt respond at all until I unmount it... I think nautilus doesn't ...
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How To Jail Root www-data to /var/www

How do I jail root www-data to the /var/www folder so that when one uses SFTP as www-data to login they only access /var/www? And would this have any repercussions with problems with Apache if I did ...
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Disable unknown ftp server

I am sitting in front of a Ubuntu 12.4. which is running an SFTP server, that I want to stop / disable. The problem is that I don't know what the name of the ftp sever is. How do I find that out ...
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Nautilus' remote folder default mount point

I connect a remote folder in Nautilus (file info says that it is done via sftp), and within it the folder becomes fully browseable. But I can't access it from the other applications: I couldn't find ...
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how to create a user that has full rights under sftp in certain folder in ubuntu server

I just installed an Ubuntu 12.04 server in a dedicated box to host 2 sites I have, under one site there is a folder, lets call it /aaaaa and I want to create a user that have full rights under this ...
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Changing write permissions for jailed SFTP denies login

I have scouted over many websites and forums on how to setup an SFTP user that is jailed to a certain directory using CHROOT. Here are the steps I have followed but I can't seem to get write ...
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Can't remember password in Nautilus for SFTP

Why is it not possible to remember passwords in Nautilus for SFTP? It works great for FTP with passwords stored with Seahorse. How I can solve this?
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Setting up SFTP-only users breaks SSH connections

I have a cluster of machines (LAN) set up for password-less SSH login for running code in parallel. No problems with the SSH or functionality, however... I'm trying to set up an sftp-only (no shell) ...
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How to setup SFTP with Chrooted for Groups

After many trials and errors trying to setup a working sftp server for multiple groups with chrooted directory I decided to share what finally worked for me. I am a novice 2 months into Ubuntu so ...
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give an sftp user permission to modify files in all folders in /home

I have created a sftp user which is able to login with sftp to /home which then lists all the sites on the server. When I try and delete one of the files or overwrite one of the files I am told by my ...
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How to close sftp connections made by dolphin?

after using dolphin to connect to a ssh site, for example: sftp://myserver.com and using my user and pass... how can I close that connection so I can log in with another user? It does always auto ...
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Why is this Nautilus script not working over SFTP?

I wrote the following script to use it in Nautilus. It merges files into folders. But when I try this for sftp://user@mynas/ it is not working. How can I fix the script to get it working via the ...