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sftp

 
Secure File Transfer Program. Interactive program to copy files between hosts over SSH. For non-interactive file transfers, see scp or rsync. More information: https://manned.org/sftp.
 
  • Connect to a remote server and enter an interactive command mode:
     
    sftp {{remote_user}}@{{remote_host}}
     
  • Connect using an alternate port:
     
    sftp -P {{remote_port}} {{remote_user}}@{{remote_host}}
     
  • Connect using a predefined host (in ~/.ssh/config):
     
    sftp {{host}}
     
  • Transfer remote file to the local system:
     
    get {{/path/remote_file}}
     
  • Transfer local file to the remote system:
     
    put {{/path/local_file}}
     
  • Transfer remote directory to the local system recursively (works with put too):
     
    get -R {{/path/remote_directory}}
     
  • Get list of files on local machine:
     
    lls
     
  • Get list of files on remote machine:
     
    ls

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