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SSH Protocol error: Invalid client protocol identification

Created by Dhalia Turiaga, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

The following error appears when trying to connect through SFTP using an SFTP client, such as FileZilla:

SSH Protocol Error: Invalid client protocol identification

Environment

All Serv-U Server versions

Cause 

This occurs when connecting through other protocols.

Resolution

Connect using SSH File Transfer Protocol.

 

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