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For UMIACS supported Windows hosts, a SFTP client is already installed. For other hosts, you can download and install [http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ PuTTY], which will enable SSH and SFTP access.   
 
For UMIACS supported Windows hosts, a SFTP client is already installed. For other hosts, you can download and install [http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ PuTTY], which will enable SSH and SFTP access.   
 
Alternatively, users can use the UMIACS Intranet SFTP Web Applet located [https://intranet.umiacs.umd.edu/sftp/ here] without installing any additional software.
 
  
 
==Further Information==
 
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More information about SFTP can be found at [http://www.openssh.org/ http://www.openssh.org/].
 
More information about SFTP can be found at [http://www.openssh.org/ http://www.openssh.org/].

Revision as of 14:41, 5 June 2014

SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) is a network protocol used to securely transfer and manage files on remote systems. SFTP is layered on top of the SSH protocol, and is preferred over FTP as a method of remote file transfer.

Connecting to an SFTP Server

Under Under Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu Linux, and Mac OS X, the following command from a terminal will connect a client computer to the UMIACS OpenLAB.

wing:~ bkirz$ sftp bkirz@openlab.umiacs.umd.edu

For UMIACS supported Windows hosts, a SFTP client is already installed. For other hosts, you can download and install PuTTY, which will enable SSH and SFTP access.

Further Information

More information about SFTP can be found at http://www.openssh.org/.