[sf-lug] Fw: sftp

Alex Kleider a_kleider at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 12 20:13:06 PDT 2008

Sorry to have troubled the list:
I just discovered the -oPort<nonstdport#> option for sftp.
I knew there had to be a way: otherwise it wouldn't be unix

a_kleider at yahoo.com

--- On Tue, 8/12/08, Alex Kleider <a_kleider at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Alex Kleider <a_kleider at yahoo.com>
> Subject: sftp
> To: "Linux userGroup" <sf-lug at linuxmafia.com>
> Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2008, 8:08 PM
> As I understand it, scp and sftp are subsystems of ssh.
> SSH can be configured to listen on a non standard port.
> The ssh and the scp client commands allow for this with the
> -p and -P options respectively.
> How does a client establish an sftp connection with an SSH
> server listening on a non standard port? 
> Yes I know the contempt many have for "security by
> obscurity" and I respect the arguments supporting these
> sentiments BUT given that the situation is as it is,
> it's hard for me to imagine that there isn't an
> answer to this puzzle.
> Does anyone happen to know what it is?
> alex


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