Damn You Windows Firewall!

One particular cause of the following error is finally known: sockRecv(47ms): WindowsError: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host. WindowsErrorCode: 0x2746 numBytesRequested: 5 Failed to receive data on the TCP socket –sockRecv sockRecv failed. sockRecvN_buf: Did not receive the exact number of bytes desired. numBytesToReceive: 5 This …

SFTP vs. FTPS

Clarification on the acronyms “SFTP” and “FTPS” “SFTP” is the Secure File Transfer Protocol over SSH.  It is a protocol unrelated to the FTP protocol. (It is actually a subsystem of SSH.)  The Chilkat SSH / SFTP component is used for “SFTP”.  SFTP is achieved by connecting to an SSH …