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Connection closed when trying to connect to sftp server. Match group issue?

I'm trying to connect to an Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS with the following command: sftp -P xx user@host (the ssh-server is configured to listen to a different port). The user I'm trying to login with, is ...
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Can't find sftp in XBMC

According to http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=SFTP , SFTP should be available in XBMC, but I tried the current version available in the Ubuntu official repository (11.0) as well as 10.1, and it's ...
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setting up sftp on ubuntu14 with identity key fails

On Ubuntu14, I'm trying to setup an sftp server with identity key but it just does not work: sftp -vv -i /home/max/test_keys/id_rsa client@12.123.123.12 OpenSSH_6.6.1, OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013 ...
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openconnect: connection destroyed after ls and unable to use sftp

In the past I have used Cisco AnyConnect under Mac OS to connect to a remote system at my uni. This worked perfectly. Now I wish to do the same thing under Ubuntu 14.04, however Cisco AnyConnect has ...
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lftp over sftp > data corruption?

I've got an issue with data transfers using lftp over sftp. I have a remote CentOS server on which I run Transmission (torrent client). Then I retrieve downloaded torrents from the server to some ...
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Seek and destroy a hanging ssh/sftp session

I am using thunar to access files on a remote PC. However, sometimes the ssh session hangs, and I have to terminate thunar. Then when I try to log back in, thunar just hangs. The only solution I've ...
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Wrong home dir in sftp

I set up an sftp server with openssh but when I connect to it I cannot browse my folder. The answer to pwd command is: / and to ls command is: remote readdir("/"): Permission denied [added after ...
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Connect To Lubuntu Server Via SFTP From Web

I have a Lubuntu machine which I use as my main home file backup. I have a Wordpress blog which I would like to backup using a plugin. The plugin allows backup to FTP/SFTP, so this seems the best ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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SFTP Excecute Bit does not seem to be working correctly

I am trying to replace an existing FTP server and switch the users to be using sftp. We have some strict requirements as far as permissions required on the folders. For instance on the user's FTP ...
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User has no permissions in sftp

I installed LAMP in my Digital Ocean droplet. I have successfully logged in to SFTP. However, when I try to do anything in my /var/www/html/ folder it says permission denied. It may be worth ...
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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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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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How does SFTP work? Please help someone

We run a system that automatically sends a swift message at the end of a process. But this messages are sent using FTP. We feel the FTP process is too prone to MITMA and wish to change the sending ...
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What privileges should I give to a user who can access my SFTP but only reads them

I have a current root user which is able to do, well ROOT privileges on my SFTP running on Ubuntu LTS 12.04. I'm planning on adding a new user that can only read a specific directory inside my sftp. ...
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SFTP but no ssh

I installed SSH and SFTP, they both worked no problems. However the other night the power went down, and SSH is no longer working. The question is, is there anyway to configure this with SFTP or run ...
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Keep destination permission with SFTP

How to setup my SFTP server to keep the server permission while I upload /transfer file from SFTP protocol
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Can I use a UDP connection for the “Connect to server” option in file manager?

I work a lot on remote mashines and like to bookmark them in my file explorer using sftp://user@host/initial/dir syntax. In unstable networks, this connection keeps breaking off an I have to re-...
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Permission denied when uploading file through sftp

I hope that you can help me here. I just configured a server using nginx, gunicorn, and flask. The server is running fine but I don't want to have to nano edit html files for my site. I've logged into ...
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Why isn't “sftp put -r <directory>” recursively copying everything?

I'm using sftp to upload a directory containing files and other directories to a server running Ubuntu 14.04 from my Mac. sftp> ls -a . .. logs public_html sftp> ...
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SFTP/GVFS: some files unaccessible when accessing thousands of files

I am trying to copy my photos from a bricked Ubuntu machine via SFTP. To make sure nothing gets lost, I calculate the MD5 sums as well (before copying the photos). Now I have the following problem: ...
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FTP Timeout Ubuntu 14.04 + Plesk 12.05

I'm quite new to Ubuntu server. I can't have the clients domains connect to any FTP of the server: I receive a timeout. Connecting with SFTP "Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server" ...
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Make last command shows also sftp sessions

last command searches back through the file /var/log/wtmp (or the file designated by the -f flag) and displays a list of all users logged in (and out) since that file was created. On my Ubuntu ...
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Filezilla connection timeout

I would like to thank you all in advance. I am trying to connect sftp to my webserver via filezilla but keep getting a connection timeout no matter what I try. My home operating system is Linux mint ...
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Limit SFTP user access to specified directory but let the user read, write and execute within that folder

Here are my requirements: Allow access to an SFTP user to a particular folder And then let that user read/write/execute within that folder, but that user should not be able to go outside that ...
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Configure Haproxy for SFTP

I have LB server which currently load balancing 2 machines as for apache2 "http" and "https" requests as master/slave, How to make the same server load balancing "sftp" requests to the same both ...
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I have a problem with my sftp server

OpenSSH_6.6.1, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config debug1: /etc/ssh/ssh_config line 19: Applying options for * debug2: ssh_connect: needpriv 0 debug1: ...
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SFTP access and editing files outside the home folder

I would like to be able to edit all files on Ubuntu server 14.04 using Filezilla and SFTP. Is there another way to do that except connecting with root user ? If I connect with other user, then I ...
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530 - Login authentication failed when password is empty

I am trying to connect to a FTP server via Filezilla. My colleague gave me his connection information (the password is empty): User: kasxxxx ​Host: sftpe.xxxx ​logon type: Normal ​Protocol: SFTP - ...
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sFTP upload files as www-data

Currently I have to upload the files as admin user and then change the file chown to www-data:www-data once done. How can I configure it so that either it uploads it with www-data permissions ...
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Unable to mount anything through gvfs

I used to mount remote folders on my computer using the simple "connect to server..." tool available in Nautilus, which worked perfectly, using sftp and gvfs. For some reason, after I updated to ...
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How to allow both user and www-data to upload

I have a user (developer) that is the member of both www-data and admin. The folder has the following permission and ownership. The problem is that I can't use php to upload files. It says "failed to ...
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Restrict user to a specific folder (SFTP or SCP)

I'm running ubuntu server 12.04.5, with users user1 and user2. What I want to achieve: Allow user2 to read and write files vis SCP / SFTP in a specific folder which is located in user1's home ...
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executing remote user profile for a specific mounted remote file system

I was able to mount my work box locally over my work's vpn. My goal is to run jdeveloper locally on remote files. However, I can't see the files as they are vob objects (clearcase). I can ssh to my ...
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Using csync to sync through SFTP from crontab (needs to, but doesn't use my .ssh/config)

Running the sync manually works: /usr/bin/csync .bak sftp://sftp-machine-dog@ram-htpc/bak And it gives csync.lock - Creating lock file: /home/kent/.csync/lock csync.lock - Create temporary lock ...
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I've disabled password authentication for SSH, so why can I still login through sFTP?

I've disabled password authentication for SSH and have setup the public/private keys so I can only login to my Ubuntu computer with my RSA key. If I try to login without a key then it won't let me. So ...
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SFTP taking long time on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have install ubuntu server on my VM and it can be remotely access. I am able to connect to this via winSCP and file zilla but when i try to transfer any file from my system to server it get stuck on ...
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Code editor with SSH/SFTP support and synchronization

I'm looking for a robust code editor that could work with remote server using SSH/SFTP and edit files on-the-fly with ability to compare content before writing it to the remote file system (in order ...
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viewing access levels with ftp and sftp

Client Win7 running filezilla Server Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, running vsftpd I have successfully installed vsftpd on my Ubuntu machine and I can login via the command line (ftp localhost) and remotely via ...
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Non-root user SFTP & /var/www/html permissions

So I set up a new Ubuntu 14.04 server with Wordpress and I've created a non-root user admin1 and set up certificate based authentication. I'll be using Secure FTP/SFTP content up to the server as ...
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Can't sftp into server Permission denied, please try again

While trying to SFTP in to my server i get debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,password Permission denied, please try again. Even though i am using the right password. SSHD_CONFIG ...
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SFTP / openssh logging with chrooted users

I just tried to follow the steps from this thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2081637 For some reason, it does not work. I tried to follow exactly those steps, but the log file is not ...
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Security, using www-data for sftp connection alternatives

I`m quite new to Linux / Servers but I succesfully got a VPS up & running with linux and apache to access websites. Possible this is a basic question, but I can't really find any answer or good ...
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Fake SFTP for Ubuntu

I have a Java project which I'm currently trying to test on my localhost. In production, it sends some files via FTP/SFTP to another server. However, I want to create a local SFTP server on my ...
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Connect to sftp server when running thunar as root

I would like to open a file browser such as thunar or nautilus as root and connect to a sftp server. However when I try this with thunar it will just show the red X bubble icon for any sftp address I ...