Xftp Tutorial

Connecting to a remote host with SFTP

Last modified: Thursday, November 13, 2014 1:16 AM

Once you have created an SFTP session, you can now connect to the remote host.
  1. On the File menu, click Open.
  2. In the session list, select the session you want to connect to and click Connect.
    RESULT: The SSH User Authentication dialog box appears.
    Note: If the session has no User Name, a dialog box asking the user name will appear. 


  3. For the Password authentication, just enter your password in the Password box, and click OK.
  4. For the Public Key authentication, select a user key in the list and type a passphrase in the Passphrase box and click OK.
    Note: If there is no user key, see Public Key User Authentication.
  5. For the Keyboard Interactive (Generic Message Exchange) authentication, just click OK and then generic authentication steps will follow.