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Problem with moving files via SFTP RRS feed

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  • Hello,
    First of all, I am sorry if this is the wrong place of asking this question; I am new to these forums and Microsoft Azure.
    So here's my problem on Azure.
    I am trying to move a folder on my computer to my vm on Azure. (ubuntu 18.04 lts)
    I tried using a SFTP client (WinSCP), i tried using psftp (a command based sftp) and also I tried using scp on cmd, but they all give me the "Permission denied" error. When I am SSH-ing to the vm, i can easily do "sudo su" to get admin perms, but I don't know how to do that if I'm on a SFTP client.
    Any help would be really helpful.
    Thanks,
    Sidi

    Friday, May 22, 2020 7:51 AM

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    However let me share some insight! 

    Try using Azcopy, Powershell or Storage Explorer.

    Azcopy is a command-line utility designed for copying data to and from Microsoft Azure Blob, File, and Table storage using simple commands with optimal performance. You can copy data from one object to another within your storage account, or between storage accounts.

    You can also use Azure files from on-prem to Azure

    Additional information: Choose an Azure solution for data transfer

    Connecting Securely to Microsoft Azure Service with SFTP or FTPS

    Hope this helps! 

    Kindly let us know if the above helps or you need further assistance on this issue.
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    Friday, May 22, 2020 10:59 AM
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    Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:57 AM
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    Thursday, June 4, 2020 3:33 PM