How to create an SFTP user?

Posted October 20, 2019 4.8k views
Configuration Management

How to create an SFTP user?
I tried to connect via SFTP with the root user.
The system denies authorization.
I guess for security reasons.
How do I create another user and give him SSH / SFTP permissions?
Please step by step instruction :(

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I would recommend taking a look at this step by step guide on how to create a non-root user with sudo privileges:

Then you could use that user to connect via SFTP.