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Unable to transfer files through WinSCP: Permission Denied

  • Posted on August 29, 2014
  • a1708502Asked by a1708502

I just set up my server, created a new user, and blocked login access to the root user. I’m now trying to transfer my files (through WinSCP SFTP) to my server using the new user, but it says “permission denied” when I try to transfer the files.

How do I give permissions to the new user in specific directories so that I can transfer my files?

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thanks at first i just copied the whole command without replacing user with the username that i created for user other than root.

thanks for the snippet