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I've connected to a droplet via sftp but I can't see the site files. What am I missing?

I’m new to digital ocean and getting my head around the setup etc… I’ve managed to connect succesffuly vias sftp but I don’t see site files. Just a few hidden folders and a folder called “snap”. What am I missing here?


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alexdo
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July 6, 2023

Heya @lukeseall

Can you share more information about the setup itself? When you connect via sftp which is the root directory of the user and were the site files uploaded within the same directory structure?

You can refer to the mentioned articles from KFSys as general guidelines when it comes to connecting via SFTP.

Hope that this helps!

KFSys
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July 4, 2023

Hey @lukeseall,

How are you trying to connect via SFTP to your Droplet?

Additionally, in order to gain access to your Droplet, i’ll recommend you to check the following articles:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/connect-with-ssh/putty/

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/connect-with-ssh/

Looking forward to your reply

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