In order to comment to an SFTP remote location using the Terminal, you can make use of the SFTP Terminal Command by providing the username followed by an @ (at sign) and the domain of the location you want to connect.
% sftp email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org) Password: Connected to sftp-server-host-name.com. sftp>
You will be prompted to enter the password and once you do that, you will see a message that you are connected and the prompt will change to sftp>
The SFTP protocol makes use of the SSH Protocol for authentication.
If you have the IP address instead of the domain name provided, then you can use username@IP-address instead,Example: Connect to SFTP destination using IP address,
% sftp email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org) Password: Connected to 192.168.0.4 sftp>
✏️ The examples provided were performed on macOS Terminal Zsh Shell, but should work with all Linux/Unix Kernal Shells.
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