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sftp connection doesn't allow me to edit files

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I am trialling the remote desktop manager free version.

I have created an sftp connection to a server, which opens fine. I then right click on a file and choose 'view'. This opens the file using my local text editor (notepad++).

I make a change and click save. However, the change is not saved when I re-open the file.

The connection was originally imported from winSCP, and then I changed the type to Built-in SFTP. I have also tried setting up the connection from scratch.


If I do the same thing in winSCP directly it works fine (except winSCP calls it edit rather than view). This uses the same login details.

Do I need to enable something somewhere to enable me to edit files?

Clock2 yrs

Hello,

This is would actually be a feature addition. I will move your topic to our feature requests section.

An engineer has been assigned to it.


Best regards,



Mark Beausejour

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Clock2 yrs

I'll add a +1 to this feature request. I'm liking what I see so far of RDM - but I also expected (hoped) to see a way to edit files directly using the SFTP connection. This is how a few other SSH clients work (e.g. MobaXTerm) and I'd really appreciate that capability being added. It comes down to some nifty work to allow the remote file to be downloaded.. loaded in to the assigned editor... and when the file is saved back to disk to then push that change back via SFTP.

Clock2 yrs

This is in RDM beta and it will be in RDM 14

Regards

David Hervieux

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Clock2 yrs

Any news on this feature? Unfortunately it still seems not possible to edit files and save them.
Please have a look at MobaXterm. MobaXterm has the possibility to view directory listing and edit files while you have an open SSH session. So you do not have to separately login via SFTP/SCP.
Next to this you can change the default editor to whatever editor you like eg. notepad++.

Edit files directly in an SSH session would be a very welcome feature. Not having this feature forces me to keep using MobaXterm.

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Clock4 mths

Hello Eddy,
Thank you for the full explanation. I will make sure that it's a high priority. It look like an a really nice feature.

Regards

David Hervieux

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Clock4 mths

Hi David,

Thanks for your quick reply. Very much appreciated!

Cheers,

Eddy

Clock4 mths