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Non-root user can't upload files in filezilla (SFTP)
I’m following several tutorials on setting up a lamp server en such. I now have a working lamp server with firewall enabled. I read that it is good practice to disable the root account and create a second user with sudo access.
Everything went well, I can connect with PuttY but when I wanted to connect with filezilla I can’t upload or modify files. With the root account everything works, but with the second account it does not.
I used following tutorial:
I’m not sure if I’m missing someting here. I’m using the same ssh key for root as for the second account.
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