[CentOS] sFTP (client) RPM for CentOS 5.3 (32 bit) and/or putty-tools

Sun Jul 12 22:43:21 UTC 2009
Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com>

On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 5:30 PM, Robert Heller<heller at deepsoft.com> wrote:
> At Sun, 12 Jul 2009 17:13:30 -0500 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 5:05 PM, Bill Campbell<centos at celestial.com> wrote:
>> > On Sun, Jul 12, 2009, Lanny Marcus wrote:
>> >>I installed gFTP but apparently it does not handle the sFTP protocol.
>> >>I also installed the FireFTP Add On for the Firefox browser, but when
>> >>I tried to connect to the server, it says that I need putty-tools. I
>> >>have the rpmforge and epel  repositories configured but yum did not
>> >>find putty-tools. Is there an RPM for a client program for gFTP or
>> >>putty-tools? If so, in which repository?    TIA!
>> >
>> > The sftp program is a standard part of the openssh package.
>> Bill: Apparently openssh-4.3p2-29.el5.i386 is already installed. How
>> do I launch it or sFTP so I can upload files from my desktop to the
>> server? TIA! Lanny
> sftp is a *CLI* program.  To use it, you first need to start a terminal
> shell program.
That is the easy part...
> sftp username at hostname:
> Then you can type help to get a list of commands you can type from
> there.
> If you want a point-and-click interface, I don't know of one.  I myself
> actually use scp or ssh (with tar or rsync etc.) also from the command
> line or with scripts.

OK.  I need to read up on sftp...