Hello,

I’ve spent some time trying to find the answer and I’m not finding. I hope someone can either answer the question or point me to a resource I’ve missed.

I’m trying to get files to my droplet using Filezilla. I have noted that I need to use SFTP. Using my password, I keep getting an error “Error: Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey)”.

Based on that, I assumed I needed to connect my public key to Filezilla, found a tutorial on how to that. Only to discover that in OS X, the public key is held in Keychain.

I’m at a loss here. Any pointers would be greatly appreciated on how I can connect to FTP would be greatly appreciated.

Nic

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Hello, @vavroom

You should be able to set the configuration within FileZilla itself:

FileZilla -> Preferences -> Connection -> SFTP which will allow you to import your private key.

You can also check this tutorial as well:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-filezilla-to-transfer-and-manage-files-securely-on-your-vps

Let me know if you have any questions.

Regards,
Alex

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This article will teach you how to use Filezilla to transfer and manage files securely on your VPS.
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