ssh works, but sftp doesn't

kannappan kannappan at
Fri May 9 23:15:37 EST 2008

Hi Damien,

Yeap. I am able to execute that command(sftp -P /usr/sbin/sftp-server for any users.


-----Original Message-----
From: Damien Miller [mailto:djm at] 
Sent: Friday, May 09, 2008 6:28 PM
To: kannappan
Cc: openssh-unix-dev at
Subject: RE: ssh works, but sftp doesn't

On Fri, 9 May 2008, kannappan wrote:

> Hi Damien,
> It seems that sftp-server is working.
> I have performed the following:
> [root at 10 opt]# sftp -P /usr/sbin/sftp-server
> Attaching to /usr/sbin/sftp-server...
> sftp> ls
> Please suggest me some other options.

Can it be executed by whichever user you are logging in as? 


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