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Set www-data as default owner for any uploads from sFTP clients?

[UBUNTU 20.04] Is it possible, that every upload I make (through sFTP clients, like winscp,filezilla or whatever) , the owner was set to www-data instead of root? If possible to give examples for any ...
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SFTP download in background

I am connected locally on machine A. I have connected through a web console on machine B. On B's shell, I have connected through SSH on machine C. On C's shell, I want to execute a remote SFTP ...
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Dolphin uses ftp not sftp when adding network folder

I'm trying to connect to my server with sftp. The server is working just fine. I connected to it from FileZilla. Then I was able to connect to it using Dolphin by just typing in the address: sftp://...
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Trash Can inside a sftp folder

Short: I am trying to get a trash can inside my sftp server connection on my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop. Background: I connected to my own fileserver with the GNOME Nautilus File APP over an sftp connection ...
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Create users with limited SSH permissions and lock them to their own SFTP folder

Hello to whoever is reading, I'm starting a small hosting "company" and I want my users to have their own SSH/SFTP connection and folders without being able to access other users folders. I ...
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Store windows files on ubuntu

A small accounting firm (70-80 people) needs to store different files (.pdf, .xlsx, .doc, etc) in a single point and access it via the internet (everything would be hosted at home on a dedicated ...
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sftp connection appeared on startup after using Teamviewer

This is my first post so please excuse if the question is dumb or the format isn't right. I use Teamviewer to remotely access my laptop in another room, and noticed in Nautilus that the following ...
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SFTP with Dolphin hangs on “Sending login information”

As the title says, when I try to login to my SFTP server with Dolphin, it just keeps "Sending login information". I am not sure if it is Dolphin or some incorrect configuration on the FTP ...
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Umask for the SFTP users

My company has a syntax in /etc/pam.d/sshd file on our SFTP server: session optional pam_umask.so umask=444 I found this command changes the permission of the uploaded file from 644 to 222 for all ...
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Change default “open with” on remote files in Ubuntu nautilus

Whenever I browse a folder in nautilus that is connected via sftp and click on whatever file, it opens with KeePassXC instead of gedit. For local files, I can right click > Properties > Open ...
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SFTP access to specific directory, with another user's ownership

I can see there are a few questions about limiting SFTP user to a specific directory, but I'd like to not only limit them to a specific directory but that directory is owned by another user and all ...
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How can I create symlinks in sshfs mounts?

Summary Even the simplest symlinks (relative, target in same directory) can't be read after they were created via sshfs itself. ls indicates the presence of the symlink but gets an error as it tries ...
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Jail folder SFTP for a single user

Is it possibile to configure a particular user to be jailed in a particular folder when connected to SFTP through SSHD? I need to give SFTP access to an user to upload and manage a website in /var/www/...
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Enable WordPress auto updates with www-data and SFTP uploads with sudo user simultanously

How can I make WordPress auto updates possible and also WP uploads, plugin updates etc, at the same time as SFTP uploads also shall work with my sudo user? With below commands I still get file access ...
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Is there a simple way to copy files from one ubuntu computer to another?

I think my HD could be failing. It's making a noise. So I want to backup all files on another pc. There is quite a lot of stuff, so going from one to the other with a usb key is not really an option. ...
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Fatal Error when trying to connect sftp

Issues I am having with getting a sftp working correctly. I have set this up many times, but for some reason this one is not working I have my /etc/ssh/sshd_config file set like this: #hch-somename ...
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SFTP asks password everytime I open a file using Nautilus in Kubuntu

I am using Kubuntu20.10 in my laptop with Nautilus file manager. I opened a remote server through SFTP and added bookmarked this to left panel. Now, every time I open a file (image file/text file/pdf) ...
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Setup google authenticator with a singular account that logs in via password

I need help setting up SSH/google-authenticator so that all other users of the system require 2fa but this singular user would be able to login via password. The reason for this is that I have a ...
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Check if File changed in the last 30 mins on SFTP via Bash

I need to look if a file changed in the last 30 mins, and if it didn't change, then exit the script. There will be a directory with many files on the sftp server, but I only need to check if there is ...
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File manager `sftp://` Connect to Server via proxy

In the terminal, I can sftp/ssh into a remote machine via proxy by sftp -J user@proxy user@remote How can I do the same in the "Connect to Server" in the File Manager? It requires ...
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Running Secure File Server over Ubuntu Using sftp

I have an Ubunutu Server running version 20.04 focal root@server:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: ...
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Chroot SFTP user in Ubuntu

Good morning, I have a basic Ubuntu EC2 webserver with Apache, and several different websites on it. I log in to it via SSH with the access key provided by AWS to do basic stuff (I am a developer, not ...
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Permissions of Samba share bind mount in SFTP jailed directory

I run a SFTP and Samba server on the same machine. In order to access the SFTP more conveniently in the local network it should be also accessible from there. For this I bind mounted it into an ...
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Do SCP and SFTP come installed on ubuntu by default?

I'm using a Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS installed on a VM. I don't remember I installed SCP or SFTP yet when I try to login to it using (WinSCP on win10 machine) I'm able to connect to it. I suspect maybe they ...
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How to keep SFTP connection alive?

I frequently connect to an Ubuntu VPS using SFTP from an Ubuntu desktop using the command line. The server disconnects me after a ridiculously short period of inactivity… something like 180 second or ...
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Locked-Down SFTP access to mounted WinServer sub-folder

If someone could lend some help with this problem, it would be greatly appreciated! I have two servers at a site - one running WinServer 2012 and the other running Ubuntu Server 16.04.5. The Ubuntu ...
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setup FTP/sftp server on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver with VSFTPD not working (Closed)

Installed ftp following link. Unable to connect to ftp with command $ ftp ubuntu-ftp output is- $ ftp: ubuntu-ftp: Name or service not known, $ ftp> again I used $ sudo systemctl start ...
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Can't access filezilla with root password

I was able to access my server with SFTP using FileZilla previously but suddenly it stopped. With Putty I can switch to root successfully, but with FileZilla it says Authentication failed. I tried to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 + DejaDup using ssh/sftp to a remote server?

I have a KVM vps with a 256Gb volume, which I want to use DejaDup to backup my workstation /home to. I've set up DejaDup with the directories I want to back up, but am running into a brick wall on ...
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20.04 SSH stops working when updating Ciphers

I am trying to setup SFTP for an ancient version of Cisco UC (7.1!). I need to update the ciphers and key exchange options to allow the Cisco box to connect. When I add the ciphers and kexalgorithms ...
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transfer files to local from remote machine A via remote machine B [duplicate]

I must transfer several huge files from a remote machine A to my local computer. The problem is that I can not access A directly, but instead I must access via another remote machine B. Unfortunately, ...
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Preventing constant timeouts with SFTP (Ubuntu 18.04 / PCManFM)

I can't figure out how to prevent constant timeouts with SFTP. Both client and server use Ubuntu 18.04 and I get the SFTP connection through PCmanFM. Server configuration: /etc/ssh/sshd_config # other ...
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config the SFTP so it start and only access to a specific folder in home folder

I try a little now to setup a SFTP on Ubuntu server and I almost got it to work. I have is it have only access to it own homefolder but I don't want it to see others home folders names. I also trying ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 sftp and vscode ssh not working

I use MobaXterm on my windows PC to connect to an Ubuntu 16.04 machine. I worked well until recently I found that SFTP is not working, so my MobaXterm sftp pane is disappear. To make sure that is not ...
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ChrootDirectory doesn't work unless there is a child folder present

I am attempting to allow only sFTP connections to a specific folder /etc/ssh/sshd_config PermitRootLogin yes PasswordAuthentication yes ChallengeResponseAuthentication no UsePAM yes PrintMotd no ...
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How to handle www folder permissions with SFTP

I have a VPS and I have to upload files my web application by SFTP connections. I ofter have probems with permissions, when I upload files I have always to force a chown to move all my uploads to www-...
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SFTP get throws errors (curl not working either)

I am connecting to an SFTP connection via the terminal. I want to download a file. If I go to the folder, I can list the contents: ls I can clearly see the file; let's call it "my_file.csv"....
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How to configure LDAP authentication for SFTP server logins with password

How to configure LDAP authentication for SFTP server logins with password. I have configured sftp server on ubuntu, i want to auntenticate sftp logins using LDAP.But my LDAP server is not available on ...
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How do I prevent nautius from showing sftp devices?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 x64. When I browse 'other locations' in Nautilus it's showing me a bunch of strange devices. With names starting with "dp-" and then digits. I used 'avahi-browse -...
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Allow SFTP file transfer over a severely limited SSH connection

For various reasons, I need to allow only one SSH connection to a server for a specificuser at a time, and when they log in, a command needs to be executed right away, limiting them in what they can ...
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Slow upload speed over ftp/sftp

I have an Ubuntu 20.04 machine and a Windows 10 machine both on the same local network (both connected via ethernet to the same router). I initially used SFTP to transfer files from the Windows ...
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Why sftp not working in dolphin but does on commdanline?

Access via sftp to my hoster by commandline is working fine, but trying to access using dolphin (or Krusader) gives "Authorization failure". Ubuntu 20
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How to extend the timout in SFTP connections with Nautilus?

I connect to a remote server using Nautilus (No, I don't like FileZilla). But after a bit of an idle moment, like 5 minutes it does not allows me to access again the remote location. Even If I do get ...
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Grant jail user access to Apache website through browser but not var/www/html/mywebsite.com

I want to host a website in Ubuntu server so that a jail user can only view the website via the browser by using sftp to connect to virtual machine. How do I prevent them from viewing the website ...
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How to configuration sssd for sftp logins in kubernetes pod level

I have deployed SFTP service in kuberenetes pod level through statefulset. I want to authenticate SFTP login users through LDAP, hence I configured sssd service to configure a ldap client on SFTP ...
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Creating a sftp user for each directory within /var/www/

I have 5 sites within /var/www/ on my server. I want to create a sftp user for each of them. I followed these steps and it worked with a test user that I just created. I thought I understand the ...
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SFTP Access to multiple directories for different groups

We have 3 groups. testuser is part of sftponly and cbpp-uat. userdev is part of cbpp-uat and cbpp-ci. testuser is unable to connect to SFTP server when he/she is in both sftponly and cbpp-uat. But ...
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In FTP active and passive modes changing ports

I am new to FTP protocol, here i have read about active and passive modes in ftp. Active mode: means client will send port number to server for Data communication. Passive mode:means server will send ...
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cannot connect ssh as root

Hello I realy dont have a lot of knowledge about servers/ftp etc so i'm sorry if i don't sound undertandable juste tell me how to tell you more acurate info.. I have followed a tutorial to make my ftp ...
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Permissions on folder(s)

I am looking to get a folder within my mnt called "users" I want the root account (or any root account/sudo access account) to have access to all folders. I then want SFTP users which are in ...

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