Eric on 2 Aug 2009 17:03:34 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] sftp weirdness


Ah yes!  This is a good idea.  Several years ago I had trouble with ssh 
because of this kind of thing.
Unfortunately, I tried your suggestion but no joy... sftp still exits 
right after it starts.

Thanks though - this is one I have to remember!


Dan Widyono wrote:
> I saw this recently; check your login setup at the server.  If it does
> anything weird (in the case I saw, the user was exec'ing newgrp in .bashrc)
> or perhaps outputs anything unexpected by sftp, then all bets are off.  Put
> all interactive stuff in .bash_profile.  SFTP's server end will not be
> affected by that.
> Dan W.
> On Sun, Aug 02, 2009 at 08:41:03AM -0400, Eric wrote:
>> I have a new server setup running Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and it's got a small 
>> problem.
>> ssh works just fine but sftp authenticates and then dies.
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