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SFTP Command to Transfer Files on Remote Servers

SSH File Transfer Protocol, a network protocol used for secure file transfer over secure shell.

SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol) runs over SSH protocol on standard port 22 by default to establish a secure connection. SFTP has been integrated into many GUI tools (FileZilla, WinSCP, FireFTP etc.).

Below are the most used commands for SFTP:

1. Connect to SFTP

To connect with SFTP we can use below commands.

[root@salayhin ~]# sftp salayhin@20.42.230.5

Connecting to 20.42.230.5...
tecmint@20.42.230.5's password:
sftp>

If we are using AWS we can add the pem file location with this command.

[root@salayhin ~]# sftp -i PemFile.pem salayhin@20.42.230.5

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