Openssh server detect file transfer finished

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Wed Dec 2 14:31:00 AEDT 2020

On Wed, 2 Dec 2020 at 13:36, Damien Miller <djm at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Dec 2020, Micka wrote:
> > Any idea how to detect a transfer failure?
> Have the client upload a zero-length "transfer succeeded" file after the
> main file completes?

Have the client upload into an unmonitored "in-progress" directory and
move (ie rename) the file into a monitored directory as the final

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