Complete Guide to SFTP – Part 1: Concepts

Complete Guide to SFTP – Part 1: Concepts

SFTP, formally known as the SSH2 File Transfer Protocol, is a (relatively) new secure file transfer protocol that continues to evolve into a more widespread data standard due to its ease of use, straightforward configuration, and robust file/directory manipulation...
FTPS vs. SFTP: Understanding the Difference

FTPS vs. SFTP: Understanding the Difference

What’s the difference between FTPS and SFTP? Both FTPS (formally known as FTP over TLS/SSL) and SFTP (technically named the SSH2 File Transfer Protocol) are considered secure file transfer protocols. In spite of their similar names, however, these protocols operate in...
SFTP vs SCP: Which is Better?

SFTP vs SCP: Which is Better?

SCP and SFTP are both used for transferring files, but one or the other protocol may be a better fit for your needs, depending on your requirements for speed, security and functionality. This article compares SCP and SFTP to help you choose which secure file transfer...