Question

SFtp refuse connection

H all guys

I’m newbie to do , i tried to connect through sftp but connection refused ,

I have googled for 2 dys , get annoyed

I tried installing vsftpd , is it required or not !?

But also it doesn’t work ??

Itried connect from phpstorm , other ftp client … I got Connection refused

I added 2 more users than root … the same problem?

My droplet contains ubuntu16.04 apache nginx php composer laravel .


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Accepted Answer

Hi @lifesound

Did you setup your Droplet with keys or did you get a root password?

You don’t need to install anything or setup anything, since SFTP is supported by SSH, which is installed by default on your Droplet. As long as you can connect thru SSH to your server, then you can SFTP. Unless you’ve changed the configuration of /etc/ssh/sshd_config.

And to create new users, have a look in this tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-add-and-delete-users-on-ubuntu-16-04

SFTP uses port 22, not port 21.

For anyone facing problems , go directly to Filezilla