[tahoe-dev] An additional bounty for an SFTP interface

David-Sarah Hopwood david-sarah at jacaranda.org
Sat Feb 6 22:57:32 UTC 2010

Jody Harris wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 2:20 PM, Brian Warner <warner at lothar.com> wrote:
>> In short, if you follow the "Configuring SFTP Access" instructions in
>> the docs, it ought to work for your karmic box without installing
>> anything extra. Did that fail somehow?
> I'm having a moment of, "Well, why didn't you say so in the first place?"
> For others: SFTP doc is  located in the tarball at
> ~/allmydata-tahoe-1.6.0/docs/frontends/FTP-and-SFTP.txt
> Followed instructions (keys and ftp.accounts), restarted tahoe.
> port 8022 is present, but I have not yet been able to attach to the port.
> "Unknown error
> SFTP command failed for an unknown reason."

Sigh, gotta love error messages like that.

> I probably missed something.

sftpd.py prints debugging messages on stdout whenever it receives a
request. What did it print, or did it give a traceback? Can you try
clients other than the command-line sftp client?

David-Sarah Hopwood  ⚥  http://davidsarah.livejournal.com

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