SFTP Supported

Info Nessus Plugin ID 72663


The remote SSH service supports SFTP.


The remote SSH service supports the SFTP subsystem. SFTP is a protocol for generalized file access, file transfer, and file management functionalities, typically over SSH.

Note that valid credentials are required to determine if SFTP is supported and also that SFTP support can be enabled selectively for certain accounts.


Make sure that use of this facility agrees with your organization's acceptable use and security policies.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 72663

File Name: sftp_detect.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 2014/02/24

Modified: 2017/06/12

Dependencies: 10267, 14273

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only