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Install SSH locally

Learn how to install SSH tools.

Request access from your account owner

Learn how to request access to the SFTP server. 

using the Sftp server

Learn how to connect to and use the SFTP server. 

calculating checksums

Learn how to compare checksums to ensure successful upload to the server. 

AWS Transfer Family SFTP File Transfer

AWS offers a managed SFTP service which enables users to upload and download files to S3 buckets using good-ole' SFTP, which, when combined with tools like rclone, can be more convenient and faster to use the AWS CLI, especially for large files and/or large numbers of files. 

The SFTP protocol can be used by the sftp command line program, specialized transfer programs like rsync and rclone, as well as GUI tools like Cyberduck and FileZilla.

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