mealto Wrote:I think you are splitting hairs now. To a technical person, SFTP is not encrypted FTP but SFTP indeed is an encrypted file transfer protocol. In fact, the article you linked to at Wikipedia also called it Secure FTP and is encrypted.
sftp is not using ftp commands ... no hairsplitting, but trying to keep the forum clean
form the wikiarticle:
SFTP is not FTP run over SSH, but rather a new protocol designed from the ground up by the IETF SECSH working group.