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How to make a custom command available in sftp

There are only few commands available in sftp environment. Is it possible to make available any custom command in sftp. For example any other executable (that is not available by default), or any ...
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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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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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Using sftp to Transfer a Directory?

When I try to use SFTP to transfer a directory containing files, I get an error message: skipping non-regular file directory_name The directory contains a couple of files and two subdirectories. ...
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How to send SFTP file download to background?

Is it possible to: execute sftp command on remote machine and download a file (ssh user@machine, sftp user2@server, get file) then, send download to background, so I can turn my local computer off
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Is it possible to get tab completion with sftp?

Sometimes I need to quickly copy a file from my remote server to my local machine. Here's my current workflow: I SSH into my remote server, find the file and copy its full path. I open new terminal ...