SSH File Transfer Protocol

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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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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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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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File Transfer mode in sftp

I am a newbie to ftp and sftp as well as Linux. Can you please advise what is the default mode of file transfer in sftp? I know in ftp, we have transfer modes (binary and ascii). It would also be ...
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How do I set up SFTP file access logging for OpenSSH?

I have an SFTP setup using the built-in sftp-subsystem of OpenSSH with chrooted users. In the old days when I used to use FTP, I was able to see what files were accessed by users in the logs. How do ...
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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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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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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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SFTP/SSH Not Working in Ubuntu Touch

It was working before but now it stopped working. Even in Ubuntu SDK I can't run my application directly to my device...though I'm not sure they are related. The error is: Command: open ...
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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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Mount folder using ssh twice (first ssh to gate, then from gate to workstation)

My current situation is that I have my personal laptop, and I there is a workstation I need to be able to mount. But before I can get to that workstation, I first need to ssh into the gate of the ...
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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'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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to use SFTP with PHP Storm to access server /var/www folder

I am trying to use PHP Storm with a remote server project, but unfortunately I cannot succeed in configuring SFTP. I have followed these steps SFTP www. But I still get the same error ... Write ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...