What Port Does SFTP Use?

Updated by Van Glass on

By default, SFTP (SSHfile transfer protocol) uses port number 22, but can be configured to listen on ports other than port 22.

SFTP only requires one port for moving data over an internet connection, making SFTP more secure and easier to use than other file-sharing protocols, such as FTP/S, which require trading partners to open a range of ports behind their firewalls.

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Topics: SFTP, ssh, sftp server, sftp port number

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