[SATLUG] howto set up sftp :: help

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 12:00:17 CST 2008


Twisted, there's no need to setup an FTP server for sftp. As long as
you have a running SSH daemon, you can use sftp like you would ssh or
scp.

sftp user at hostname

On Jan 25, 2008 11:28 AM, twistedpickles <twistedpickles at gmail.com> wrote:
> Trying to setup sftp on centos to start a communication / data link
> between blogger.com and my server.
>
>
> I'm trying to connect but the connection times out. I am using SCP on
> windoze as my client for testing because at the moment thats what I
> have.
>
>
>
> My steps are as follows:
> http://wiki.vpslink.com/index.php?title=Configuring_vsftpd_for_secure_connections_(TLS/SSL/SFTP)
>
>
> >hungry for vsftpd
> #yum install vsftpd
>
> >Generate a Certificate
> #openssl req -x509 -nodes -days liftetime -newkey rsa:1024 \
>  -keyout /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.pem \
>  -out /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.pem
>
> >Edit Vsftpd.conf
> ssl_enable=YES
>  allow_anon_ssl=NO
>  force_local_data_ssl=NO
>  force_local_logins_ssl=YES
>  ssl_tlsv1=YES
>  ssl_sslv2=NO
>  ssl_sslv3=NO
>  rsa_cert_file=/etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.pem
>
>
> >start VSFTPD
> #/ect/rc.d/init.d/vsftpd start
>
>
> >Iptables
> iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 20 -j ACCEPT
> iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 21 -j ACCEPT
>
>
>
> I then launched scp selected sftp entered server info and wait....
> error time out. I copied over the key.pem to the connecting computer.
>
> Have I missed or messed up somwherez?
>
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