RFC 913

Simple File Transfer Protocol, September 1984

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M. Lottor

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC0913

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This memo describes a proposed Simple File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). It fills the need of people wanting a protocol that is more useful than TFTP but easier to implement (and less powerful) than FTP. SFTP supports user access control, file transfers, directory listing, directory changing, file renaming and deleting. Discussion of this proposal is encouraged, and suggestions for improvements may be sent to the author.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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