Slinger Now Accepts Incoming SFTP

Slinger now accepts incoming SFTP as well as traditional FTP and FTP with TLS.

To use SFTP to transfer files to Slinger use the same credentials shown on the Devices page.

SFTP runs on port 222 on


Generate a key pair if you don’t already have one

ssh-keygen -t rsa -f ~/.ssh/slinger_key

Convert public key to RFC4716 format

ssh-keygen -e -f ~/.ssh/ ~/.ssh/

Copy your public key to Slinger

sftp -oPort=222 <user> <user>'s password: <password> Connected to sftp> put <home dir>/.ssh/

Test your login

sftp -oIdentityFile=~/.ssh/slinger_key -oPort=222 <user> Connected to sftp>