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Re: SFTP: Password authentication failed / Access denied

Your are connecting to secure FTP (FTP over TLS/SSL) with FileZilla. Not SFTP (over SSH). Those are completely different protocols. Select FTP in WinSCP and it will for sure work too.

SFTP: Password authentication failed / Access denied


WinSCP fails to connect to a SFTP Server. It looks like there is a problem with the authentication. I can though connect with FileZilla and Total Commander.

WinSCP Version is 5.21.6

Logs from WinSCP and FileZilla attached.

There are special characters in the password. Can that be the problem?