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psftp: interactive SFTP (secure file transfer protocol) client


psftp - interactive SFTP (secure file transfer protocol) client


psftp [options[user@]host


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


The command-line options supported by psftp are:

Show version information and exit.
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.
Output batchfile commands.
Don't stop batchfile processing on errors.
Show verbose messages.
-load session
Load settings from saved session.
-P port
Connect to port port.
-l user
Set remote username to user.
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').
Force use of SSH protocol version 1.
Force use of SSH protocol version 2.
Enable SSH compression.
-i path
Private key file for authentication.


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


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


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