Questions tagged [sftp]

The SSH File Transfer Protocol, (sometimes called Secure File Transfer Protocol, Secure FTP), or SFTP, is a network protocol that provides file access, file transfer, and file management functionality over any reliable data stream.

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Is there a way to Upgrade terminal sftp client?

The pre-installed sftp binary on macOS sucks. When I use my ubuntu machine, sftp has glorious things like a history and tab completion. I've looked around, and cannot tell a clear cut path to ...
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how to use hpn ssh with sftp command

I've installed hpn ssh using this command: sudo port install openssh +hpn I want to transfer lost data (100GB at least) using sftp command terminal command. I am wondering, is installing hpn ssh ...
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SFTP access to OSX stopped working

I have enabled Remote Login in System Preferences in order to sftp files from my Macbook to my android devices. On those I have AndFTP installed and it used to work without problem. Now I don't think ...
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Is there a way to use sftp command history if we don't rely on third party tools?

I have OS X Mavericks and Sierra on 2 Macbooks, and on both, sftp will not do command history. It will show something like ^[[A instead. If not using any third party tools or apps, is there a way to ...
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Connect to remote Server with macOS Sierra through sftp

I recently moved from Ubuntu GNOME (16.04 LTS) to macOS Sierra and I wondered how I could mount a Folder, located on a remote Server, using the sftp protocol. Ubuntu GNOME (16.04) comes with Nautilus ...
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Configuring an SSH tunnel with Transmit

Is there any way to configure Transmit so that it connects to an SFTP server through some SSH tunnel? (without having to launch the SSH tunnel via command line) E.g., with WinSCP on Microsoft Windows,...
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Configuring an SSH tunnel with Forklift

Is there any way to configure ForkLift so that it connects to an SFTP server through some SSH tunnel? (without having to launch the SSH tunnel via command line) E.g., with WinSCP on Microsoft Windows,...
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bindfs, osfuse, sshfs & macOS Sierra

I use bindfs with osxfuse and sshfs to mount specific folders (chroot) to allow sftp access for external users (macOS Sierra 10.12). Binding a readOnly folder for the user "sftpusr" is done with ...
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SSH (or SFTP) upload files from OSX terminal

I'm trying to upload a file through terminal (didnt managed to do it trough transmit.app) I'm connected to SSH to my server. I want to sent a file from my Local desktop to my server. That the ...
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Scripted SFTP command line file transfer Mac OS X

I'm working with someone who's been doing simulations on various computers and FTPing the results to a website using a script and the basic mac ftp command basically something like (this is not exact ...
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Restricting remote user to a single directory in 10.11

I need to confine remotely logged in users to stay in 1 directory only, so I would thought I should attack this problem via SFTP or SSH, so I asked in Restrict sftp user to a single directory in El ...
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SFTP client for OS X for updating external website

I do update a website for my company, and for that I currently have the following workflow: Make a local mirror of the external website Update files in the local mirror that is going to be updated ...
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SFTP - how to tunnel to private AWS server behind AWS NAT

I need to SFTP connect to a AWS server behind a NAT server in a private subnet. Login to both the NAT server and the private subnet server is done using private SSH keys. In windows, there is WinSCP ...
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Any good multi-threaded SFTP clients for Mac?

I am amazed that there doesn't seem to be a decent multiple connection capable FTP/SFTP client for Mac. The only one I've seen is CaptainFTP, which looks awful, like it's from the last century. ...
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How to maximize file transfer speeds?

We're trying to transfer large files from NY to LA, from one Mac to another. Both sites have 100/100 mbps internet. Both report full speed at www.speedtest.net. But we've tried AFP, SMB and SFTP, ...
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iOS apps for sync data via sftp

Please give me advice with iOS apps for data sync via sftp. I've tried using google... But there is no result. I need to sync iOS 8.1 with debian via sftp in live mode.
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Code editor with key authentication

I have been using Dreamweaver for many years simply because it has a built in FTP manager. This makes working on a website very efficient. The code editor isn't all that great but I manage with it ok....
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Macfusion: Can't mount SSHFS directory, “Authentication has failed.”

I have a problem with Macfusion. After following the instructions here: http://www.kevinfodness.com/using-macfusion-for-sftp-connections-on-osx, I set up an SSHFS connection in Macfusion, and after ...
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Panic Coda 2.5.1 SFTP No longer connects “Could not connect to server _____. Failed to open file”

Since upgrading to Yosemite, I'm unable to connect via SFTP to any site. It allows me to open a terminal and connect... so the credentials are good. I have reinstalled Coda (including removing ...
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SSH SFTP and Mounting File Shares

Quick question: I know how to mount an SFTP connection in Finder using Transmit, but, at least in my setup, it only mounts the subdirectories in the User's folder (i.e., Desktop, Documents, etc.). ...
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Macfusion not working

I would like to mount an SFTP drive on OS X. I tried MacFUSION but it doesn't seem to work, always gives "Could not mount filesystem: Mount process has terminated unexpectedly". According to Can ...
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Where does SFTPD log to?

I have enabled logging in SFTPD by adding including the following in my /etc/sshd_config subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/sftp-server -l DEBUG But I can't find any log files. Where does sftp log ...
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Switching from Ubuntu to OS X and I'm lost

Situation I got tired of some bugs/annoyments in Ubuntu(=some programs coming along with it). For example after using compiz for a few days I found bugs that were distracting my work flow pretty bad (...
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Different remote SSH access password than user account password

Is it possible to have a different password for SSH access than your user password. I would like to have a strong password for remote SSH/SFTP access, while having a password that is fast to type on ...
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Mounting a remote SCP or SFTP share on Mac

I use Fuse4X and ForkLift to mount a remote directory (a dev server). I use PHPStorm to open projects and source (/Volumes/dev/project_path), but sometimes it happens that Forklift freezes (in ...
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Looking for a tool to automatically two-way sync SFTP with local folder

I use OS X for development and I want to push changes to dev server on every ⌘+S. When I check out a different branch, I want the local folder to update accordingly. So I figured I need an automatic,...