To connect to Hosted~FTP~ by SFTP using the command line, you need to run the following command:
“email@example.com” or “Username@your-custom-domain”
This will Return the following:
You then enter your password, and a live connection will be established.
For example, You are trying to login to your Hosted~FTP~ account to download a file called “test.txt” in a folder called “article”
Your script will look like this:
>> sftp username@hostname For example sftp firstname.lastname@example.org
>>Password or the file path if you are using a PKI key pair (more info here).
>> Remote command to change directory “CD remote folder” For example “cd article”
Then to download the folder, you run the command >> Get “test.txt”
The following image below shows commands you can run during an SFTP connection and their description: