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Setting up SFTP Server on Amazon EC2

SFTP also known as SSH File Transfer Protocol, enables a secured data transfer between SFTP server and client machine. SFTP encrypts both data and commands and also protects passwords and sensitive information from being transferred openly over the network. This is very helpful solution if someone has concerns about their data security and is looking for secured data transfer between the system and server.

Topics: sftp Amazon Amazon EC2 EC2 Ubuntu

How to do SCP from one EC2 Instance to another EC2 Instance

Nowadays, many websites are being hosted on cloud (Amazon Web Services) instead of traditional dedicated/shared Linux servers. Programmers who are using "scp" command to copy data from one Linux server to other Linux server are now facing issues to use same "scp" command for two ec2 instances/servers of AWS. The main reason behind this is, while using "scp" command, it asks for password of the server where the data is being copied and with ec2 instances of AWS, we normally have .ppk files and not a password.

Topics: amazon web services sftp AWS ssh Linux SCP Command scp rsync EC2 cloud computing Technology

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