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* PySFTPd *

Author: Dwayne C. Litzenberger <>

PySFTPd is an SFTP server implementation that builds upon Robey Pointer's
paramiko <> secure shell library.

Note: At this time, PySFTPd supports only read-only operation, though you can
extend it to support read-write operations if you wish.

Copyright (C) 2007-2008  Dwayne C. Litzenberger <>

PySFTPd is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software
Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later

PySFTPd is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY
WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with
this program.  If not, see <>.

Revision History:
See the file NEWS for details.

Quick Start:
1. Unpack the source distribution.

2. Generate SSH server keys "server_rsa_key" and "server_dss_key"


3. Copy pysftpd.ini.example to pysftpd.ini and edit it to suit your needs.

4. Copy authconfig.ini.example to authconfig.ini and edit it to suit your

5. Read the usage info for PySFTPd

        ./ --help

5. Start PySFTPd

        ./ -c pysftpd.ini