Connect via sftp to a specific port

sftp -oPort=3476 user@host
I use this for connect via sftp to a server listening on a non default ssh port.

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2009-04-30 16:48:38

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Nice one, thanks!
z_vet · 498 weeks and 1 day ago
or, just -P. I never understood why they didn't use the same format as SSH, but that's life.
sud0er · 498 weeks and 1 day ago
sftp will use your ~/.ssh/config file just as ssh does, so you can hardcode the port so you don't have to type it in everytime: echo -e "host hostname.net\n\tPort 3476" >> ~/.ssh/config you can define user and full hostname and other things via this file (see 'man ssh_config') so predefining the user and port, the above command could be shortened to 'sftp host'.
bwoodacre · 498 weeks and 1 day ago
@bwoodacre, thanks :)
servermanaged · 498 weeks and 1 day ago
Thank's It's Work
warkirasep · 230 weeks ago

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