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psftp: interactive SFTP (secure file transfer protocol) client

NAME

psftp - interactive SFTP (secure file transfer protocol) client

SYNOPSIS

psftp [options[user@]host

DESCRIPTION

psftp is an interactive text-based client for the SSH-based SFTP (secure file transfer) protocol.

OPTIONS

The command-line options supported by psftp are:

-V
Show version information and exit.
-pgpfp
Display the fingerprints of the PuTTY PGP Master Keys and exit, to aid in verifying new files released by the PuTTY team.
-b batchfile
Use specified batchfile.
-bc
Output batchfile commands.
-be
Don't stop batchfile processing on errors.
-v
Show verbose messages.
-load session
Load settings from saved session.
-P port
Connect to port port.
-l user
Set remote username to user.
-batch
Disable interactive prompts.
-pw password
Set remote password to password. CAUTION: this will likely make the password visible to other users of the local machine (via commands such as `w').
-1
Force use of SSH protocol version 1.
-2
Force use of SSH protocol version 2.
-C
Enable SSH compression.
-i path
Private key file for authentication.

COMMANDS

For a list of commands available inside psftp, type help at the psftp> prompt.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information on psftp it's probably best to go and look at the manual on the PuTTY web page:

http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/

BUGS

This man page isn't terribly complete. See the above web link for better documentation.