All posts tagged SFTP

SFTP clients disconnects randomly when uploading files

Your SFTP program may get disconnected randomly when you upload files if your client is configured to open multiple simultaneous/parallel connections. Our firewall is configured to prevent attacks on the SSH server, and it may block your IP if this filter is triggered. To prevent this from happening, please configure . . . Read more

FTP Users Login Error when using ProFTPd: USER username (Login failed): Incorrect password.

If when using ProFTPd you see this error: USER username (Login failed): Incorrect password And, the /var/log/secure log shows: proftpd: PAM unable to dlopen(/lib64/security/pam_stack.so): /lib64/security/pam_stack.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory The solution is to replace the /etc/pam.d/proftpd file with the following: #%PAM-1.0M-1.0 auth required pam_listfile.so . . . Read more

Using the autoupdate for WordPress when you have SFTP

The WordPress autoupdate feature allows WordPress to automatically download and install updates on your WordPress. It’s one of the best features in WordPress and usually performs a clean update in a matter of seconds without you having to mess around with your files. One of the downsides of autoupdate is . . . Read more

How do I access my files using sftp?

SFTP stands for SSH File Transfer Protocol and is used in conjunction with SSH to reliably and securely transfer files over a network. Since SFTP runs over SSH it is necessary to define the correct port. Please note that the VPS 100 does not use the default port 22, the . . . Read more