18 Feb Practice Test Question – SSH File Transfer
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Donna is looking for a secure way to transfer files between systems. The systems in question are already configured for SSH connections. What file transfer method could she use that would leverage the SSH protocol?
Correct Answer: D
The Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) provides a file transfer capability through a Secure Shell (SSH) connection. The File Transfer Protocol Secure (FTPS) also provides secure file transfers, but does so through a modified version of the FTP protocol and does not use SSH. Dropbox is a proprietary file sharing service that does not use SSH. The HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is a secure web protocol that may be used for file transfers but does not leverage SSH.