What Is Default SFTP Port and How To Change SFTP Port Number?
SFTP is secure version of the FTP . SFTP provides encrypted channel with the remote server. This makes authentication and data transfer more secure than FTP. SFTP protocol is generally provided by SSH servers by default. In this tutorial we will learn the default SFTP port and how to change it to different one.
SFTP Default Port TCP 22
SFTP is a subsystem of the SSH service or daemon. So this makes SFTP to listen TCP 22 port. We can use following
sftp command to connect remote system sftp service.
$ sftp 172.16.110.135
Change Default SFTP Port
If we want to change default SFTP port we need to change SSH configuration which will also change default SSH port. We need to open SSH config file
/etc/ssh/sshd_config and change
To whatever we want. In this example we change to the