How to quit or exit SFTP Prompt on Terminal


quit or exit SFTP Prompt on Terminal

Once you connect to a remote SFTP location on your Linux, macOS, or Bash terminal and you want to come out of it back to the shell prompt? Let's find out different ways you can do it,

Exit SFTP Using Keyboard Shortcut:

This is the most preferred way by developers and system admins, just press Control + Z to exit or quit,

% sftp demo@code2care.org  
(demo@code2care.org) Password: 

Connected to code2care.org.

sftp>^Zzsh: suspended (signal)  sftp demo@code2care.org

% 

Exit SFTP Using Command: bye

This one is much easier, just type bye on the sftp> prompt and you will be reverted back to your current terminal prompt (bash, sh, zsh)

sftp> bye

%

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