20.6.3. Using the sftp Command
sftputility can be used to open a secure, interactive FTP session. It is similar to
ftpexcept that it uses a secure, encrypted connection. The general syntax is
sftp email@example.com. Once authenticated, you can use a set of commands similar to those used by FTP. Refer to the
sftpman page for a list of these commands. To read the man page, execute the command
man sftpat a shell prompt. The
sftputility is only available in OpenSSH version 2.5.0p1 and higher.