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Thread: Re: How to transfer files from FTP server to SFTP server and SFTP server to FTP server?

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    Default Re: How to transfer files from FTP server to SFTP server and SFTP server to FTP server?

    FTP, or "File Transfer Protocol" is a popular method of transferring files between two remote systems. SFTP, which stands for SSH File Transfer Protocol, or Secure File Transfer Protocol, is a separate protocol packaged with SSH that works in a similar way over a secure connection. The advantage is the ability to leverage a secure connection to transfer files and traverse the filesystem on both the local and remote system.

    In almost all cases, SFTP is preferable to FTP because of its underlying security features and ability to piggy-back on an SSH connection. FTP is an insecure protocol that should only be used in limited cases or on networks you trust.
    Last edited by Norm; September 4th, 2017 at 06:26 AM. Reason: URL removed

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