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Connecting with sftp

You can upload and download files using sftp. These directions apply to both Macintosh and Linux computers.

Uploading and Downloading

Connect to UBUnix from a Terminal window or console from the command line:

sftp YourUBITName@ubunix.buffalo.edu

No characters will appear when you enter your password. The prompt sftp> will appear.

  • To upload a file, enter:
    put filename

    where filename is the name of your file.
  • To download a file to your computer, enter:
    get filename

    where filename is the name of your file.

Contact the UBIT Help Center

Have a UBITName? You may also use the UBIT Help Center Online (login required).

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