Frequently Asked Questions

The NearlyFreeSpeech.NET FAQ (*)

Uploading (*)

What is the connection information to upload files to my web site?

How do I upload my content to my site?

Can I access my web site via ssh?

What directory do I upload my web site's files to?

What hostname should I use for SFTP?

What program should I use to connect via ssh?

Why do I have to enable FTP in two places to get it to work?

What is SFTP?

Can I configure my ssh connection to use a public key?

I tried to SFTP to ftp.xxx.nearlyfreespeech.net and it failed. Why?

What are the fingerprints for the NearlyFreeSpeech.NET ssh keys?

The current keys are:

RSA (4096 bit)
MD5: fc:89:a1:64:74:70:a4:82:58:c1:73:4e:72:59:63:56
SHA256: 7WCr3k7tjnbA2OhynZ0k7SP6r1bUdeoP8VPdFRURaSg
DSA (1024 bit)
MD5: 8a:75:6f:51:20:90:8e:95:5c:49:d0:e8:d5:f8:4c:e0
SHA256: daDdLp54a4ReZmEmb4g0v8hMyEIb+iSH3f/RASU8vhk
ECDSA (256 bit)
MD5: d0:d8:b4:2b:03:60:44:55:9d:ee:83:10:ad:6f:d2:f0
SHA256: a+Ny0PLkKhm80+5kqzqfVXIlbkQpn/CpMMrzurd8sDI
Ed25519 (256 bit)
MD5: bc:53:6c:e0:9e:b4:e6:d7:5d:20:07:01:63:d9:cb:e5
SHA256: 52JfRUFuT6UWh9jfWYnLensuRn9no6ucwM3ekbjyPFc

I am having trouble uploading with FTP. What could be wrong?

What if I think the name of your ssh server is too long?

I can connect to NearlyFreeSpeech.NET just fine, so why is your FTP or ssh server unreachable or timing out?

Is automated SSH/FTP access to the system allowed?