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For website owners, SFTP is one of the ways to transfer files securely in Linux servers. But at times, due to the misconfiguration of the ssh_config file, firewall blocking port 22 connection and failed ssh service on the server you may get an error like, ssh: connect to host x.x.x.x port 22: Connection refused At Bobcares, we help our customers to resolve such SFTP connection refused error in Linux as part of our Server Management…

Shared, VPS and dedicated server customers using Odin Plesk sometimes report inability to use SFTP. The error reported would be “Error: Fatal: unable to initialise SFTP on server: could not connect. Error: Could not connect to server“. SFTP allows customers to securely upload their website contents to the server, and protects them from password snooping. Failure to use SFTP forces them to use insecure channels. What is SFTP? SFTP is our regular FTP piggybacking on…