How to use SFTP


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SFTP builds on what remote connection technology?

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1. Why should you use SFTP over regular FTP?

2. What is the command to download files from SFTP?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Connecting with remote computers has become a staple for the IT industry. There are a few protocols that make this possible, one of the more preferred being SFTP. This assessment was made to provide you with a way to assess your understanding of SFTP and SFTP servers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Complete this quiz/worksheet for a quick assessment of:

  • What technology SFTP is built off of
  • Why SFTP is preferred over FTP
  • Commands for SFTP
  • Popular graphical SFTP clients

Skills Practiced

With this assessment you will need to use the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding uses of SFTP and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the advantage of SFTP
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about SFTP clients and servers

Additional Learning

Use the lesson that accompanies this assessment, How to use SFTP, to further improve you understanding of the material and learn more about:

  • What SFTP is
  • Components of SFTP
  • Accessing SFTP servers