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Enabling or disabling SFTP

To enable or disable SFTP, you can set the sftp.enable option to on or off, respectively. This allows clients to access files using SFTP. By default, this option is off.

Before you begin

SSH must already be set up and running. For more information, see the na_secureadmin(1) man page or the Data ONTAP System Administration Guide for 7-Mode.


  1. Perform one of the following actions:
    If you want SFTP to be... Enter the command...
    Enabled options sftp.enable on
    Disabled options sftp.enable off