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Connecting to a 15.04 AWS instance

I am trying to experiment with 15.04 Snappy on AWS. I created an instance and used the same key pair that I have been successfully using. I however cannot connect to the 15.04 Snappy instance I just ...
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How to create a SFTP (SSH) User with extremely limited permissions

i run a server on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I want to create a user that is able to connect via sftp, download 1 file and terminate the connection. The user should not be able to do ANYTHING else. Browsing ...
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sftp file permissions

I want to set up sftp on Ubuntu 14.04 with users who are jailed to their home directories and only have access to sftp. Here is what I have in /etc/ssh/sshd_config: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp ...
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SFTP Help with Public Keys [duplicate]

So I feel like I'm hitting a wall with openssh. Steps that I have taken: I have setup a usergroup called ftp, added a user(lets say user1) to the group. I then setup openssh, here is my edited ...
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sftp with triple ssh hops

I want to transfer files (in both directions) between my computer ("comp1") and a remote computer ("comp2"). In order to connect, I need to pass two servers along the way ("server1" and "server2") via ...
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Connect to a SFTP-server using FileZilla

I have an issue when I'm trying to connect to a SFTP-server using FileZilla. I'm sure that the server is up and running, but I just get: Error: Server unexpectedly closed network connection Error: ...
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SSH and SFTP Permission Setup

I'm trying to setup SFTP on my ubuntu server and I'm encountering a problem. When I set up a group in sshd_config file to chroot people to their home directories the user in the group cannot access ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS includes unknown SFTP server

I've installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, and when I try to connect it with browser sftpd://10.0.0.100 it lets me see my files after I type my username and password. It's weird, because I haven't installed ...
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sftp not uploading in Ubuntu

I have installed filezilla and I am trying to upload on a server one small html file via sftp. filezilla connects fine to the server, lists the remote dirs and lets me browse through them but if I try ...
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How can I get fail2ban to stop banning my Filezilla SFTP?

When I started with an Ubuntu home server, fail2ban was a lifesaver - alerting me to multiple attempts at unauthorized SSH access to my server. Recently, after moving to a way off port, the only ...
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SFTP master Account permissions

I've been testing some different sftp configurations. The purpose is for patients to download their records. here's what I've done so far for client accounts, their directories and permissions... ...
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Master Account to Upload Files to sftp Server

All, I'm building an sftp server that will be used for clients to download sensitive information. Our Medical Records team needs a way to upload the files to the clients home directory. I'm ...
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no inet 6 address-sftp and ftp not working and no eth1 showing on ifconfig.

I am trying to transfer files between a ubuntu 12.04 server and a 12.04 desktop using sftp. it told me that the connection had been reset by peer(port 22) and doesn't work. However, the ftp doesn't ...
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SFTP Ubuntu 14.04 - Patient Records Download

I need to build out a server for Insurance Companies / lawyers to download patient records. I'm thinking that sftp is a good choice, but I would like some feedback. I have looked at vsftpd as well, ...
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Limit SFTP user access to specified directory

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server installed with open ssh. I'd like to configure sftp for customers to be able to download files only. In other words, I put files in a directory that they are jailed to. ...
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Data transfer between two remote servers linux (sftp)

I work remotely trough my Linux system. I have data on server A which can be accessed only through SFTP. The second server is an HPC cluster. I want to fetch data in my HPC cluster working directory ...
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chroot one 'rw' and one 'r' to /var/www

I chroot-ed my two users, but their modifiable directory is linked to /var/www, so I can only get both users to be read-only or read-write, but I want the first user to be read only and the other to ...
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OpenSSH chroot breaks ssh and ftp

I'm trying to set up a webserver with a restricted sftp connection. I've googled and followed several walkthoughs that all appear to be pretty much the same thing. Here are my steps: Fresh install ...
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Couldn't connect through SFTP after setting up SFTP

I setup SFTP on my ubuntu machine as follows, apt-get update apt-get install openssh-server cp /etc/ssh/sshd_config /etc/ssh/sshd_config.bak sed -i 's/Subsystem sftp ...
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My user can't SFTP to a dir even though it's a member of the group that has write permissions to it

I've asked this before and I realize others have as well but I'm still struggling and hoping someone out there has the missing piece of info that will help me get this working. I've read through all ...
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Git and SFTP - How to separate them?

We have a local development server with Ubuntu 14.04. We use SFTP with vsftp, and Git. Some coworkers have access over SFTP (without ssh access, /usr/bin/nologin and sftponly group), and other ...
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SFTP for 2 different accounts in Ubuntu Server 14.10

I would like to ask how to make 2 different accounts for an SFTP login with my dedicated server (Ubuntu Server 14.10). The two account: A1 and A2 are the example names. After the Apache server (an ...
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SFTP users cant log in

I'm thinking about creating a SFTP server. and I'm thinking that if I just make users on my Linux system, they would be used as logins for SFTP server. But now, when I'm testing them I get this: ...
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SFTP change notifications

I am looking for any solution for my problem. I have SFTP access to client's server and I need some script or something else to watch after new files because they are added irregularly. I need this ...
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why should i have the public key with kftpgrabber on sftp?

I have only the private key and ssh works well. I wonder why should I have a public key for SFTP with KFTPgrabber. With a random file as public key I'm asked to insert a password, which I don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nautilus “connect to server…” window changed

I'm having trouble because I want to connect to my EC2 server through my new installation of Ubuntu 14.04 and I just can't. I already downloaded the .pem key and added my server to the ~/.ssh/config ...
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Prevent SFTP from disconnecting

I am using the latest version of FileZilla (3.9.0.6) to connect to a fully up-to-date Ubuntu Server 14.10 with OpenSSH. When I SSH into the server using PuTTY, the connection never times out. I stay ...
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filezilla error Pageant failed to answer challenge in Ubuntu 14.04

Anyone tell me why I getting this error, when I trying to connect my sftp through filezilla. Response: fzSftp started Command: keyfile "/home/supravat/.ssh/pub_key" Command: open ...
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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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Too many authentication failures for root in filezilla

So I finally made the move in my office to Ubuntu! Overall, I am very happy with the move from Mac and Windows. Most issues I was able to fix (graphic card issues) but this one issue I seem to fix but ...
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How to create link that can be followed in SFTP?

SFTP jails the user into his home dir. Let's say I have two users. What if I'd like to share files and folders between them both?! Is there a way? Is it possible through links? I tried out with ...
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SFTP as a different user than you logged in with

I connect to my work machine over SSH. Sometimes I transfer files back and forth using using Nautilus' "Connect to Server" feature. Sometimes I change to the root user and run commands. But I cannot ...
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14.04: Nautilus and mounted SMB-Drives/SFTP/SSH-Connections

What's the thing about Nautilus and mounted SMB-Drives/SFTP/SSH-connections? Everything works fine until I close nautilus. Most of the time reopening nautilus takes forever and I can't find a reason ...
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Change chrooted sftp user default directory

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS running openssh. I have set up sftp chroot for several users by editing sshd_config like below: add: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match Group sftp_users ...
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File Manager won't connect to sFTP Server

Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Until this morning, I had been accessing files through the file manager from a sFTP server by placing "sftp://servername/directory" into the Server Address field. However, ...
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Encrypted home mount for single session on Ubuntu?

I currently have Ubuntu 12.04 as my remote server and I have a purpose of keeping my important files on that server under encrypted home folder. I did this and it works; I send my files to the server ...
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How to SFTP Jail (chroot) with Active Directory authentication

I am try to set up SFTP with Ubuntu 14.04 using chroot with AD authentication restricting by Group as well as having a public area for users. I already have samba, winbind and kerberos setup as a ...
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Connect to server not recognizing sftp

I am looking to try and sftp to my server using Ubuntu's "Files" window. From what I read I should be able to click "Connect to Server" and put in my address: sftp://user@ip/ The problem though is ...
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SFTP timeout but SSH works fine

I am unable to sftp (or scp) into my server setup but am able to ssh just fine. I am using key authentication for both. When I sftp it just hangs forever and doesn't give me the sftp prompt. Here is ...
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Setting up user to download files with no shell access

I've created a user and set its shell to /usr/sbin/nologin. As expected, a PuTTY connection closes immediately after connection. When trying to get WinSCP to connect with the SFTP protocol, it says ...
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How to setup sftp user for web directory

I have an existing user who can no longer ftp to the web directory. How can i check the credentials and access rights for that user? Also i want to setup a new sftp user to a particular web directory ...
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Restrict users to sftp access only

I want to jail a group of users with access only to a /var/www/mysitename.com pattern of directory via sftp alone. I do not want to provide shell access either.
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Connect to server via file manager: “Cannot load supported server method list. Please check your gvfs installation”

I use Mint, and not Ubuntu, with Caja as file manager, but this problem seems to occur with Ubuntu/Nautilus just the same (Nautilus: "Cannot load supported server method list. Please check your ...
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Using SFTP with SSH ForceCommand directive

I have set up an SSH server (call it group2.fqdn) with this ForceCommand directive: Match Group group1 ForceCommand ssh -t group1.fqdn Match Group="*,!local,!group2,!root" ForceCommand ...
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Can I get Nautilus to recognize a connection timeout for a remote folder?

For convenience when I'm working at home, I have a bookmark on Nautilus to my home folder on the server at the university where I work via sftp. This works quite well, but I've noticed lately that if ...
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How to lock down SFTP user?

I really need some help, I have been trying to jail a user using ubuntu. Thing to note: james is the user sshusers is the group /home/james/upload/ is the directory where I wish to lock user ...
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Proftpd - SFTP with Virtual Users

I'm trying to configure a SFTP with Proftpd. I've successfully configured the SFTP with Unix Users, but now I'd like to use virtual users, as I'll have an important amount of users to add/delete. I ...
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access sftp Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and would like to access via sftp, I tried to enter sftp myid@MyMachine, I got error message like following. sftp myid@MyMachine ssh: connect to host MyMachine Port 22: ...
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some files transfer very slowly over SFTP 14.04 VPS

On one of my VPSes, some files download extremely slowly (128KiB/s at max) and I cannot figure out why that would be happening, all files are owned by the same user and all have the same permissions ...
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writable sftp directory restrictions

I want to create a directory for a user so they can sftp to my server and automatically be in that directory. Ideally this directory would have group write permissions so this user can upload a file ...