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How to fix “Fatal: unable to initialise SFTP on server” in Odin Plesk shared, VPS and dedicated servers

How to fix “Fatal: unable to initialise SFTP on server” in Odin Plesk shared, VPS and dedicated servers

Shared, VPS and dedicated server customers using Odin Plesk sometimes report inability to use SFTP. The error reported would be “Error: Fatal: unable to initialise SFTP on server: could not connect. Error: Could not connect to server“. SFTP allows customers to securely upload their website contents to the server, and protects them from password snooping. Failure to use SFTP forces them to use insecure channels. (more…)