Cmdlets for SFTP

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UseMLSD Parameter (Connect-SFTP Cmdlet)

Uses listings for machine processing. Used only for FTP servers.


Connect-SFTP -UseMLSD SwitchParameter

Data Type


Default Value



When this is set to True the cmdlet will list files in the directory using the MLSD command. This command is an extension to the protocol that defines a more standardized and reliable directory listing format. Not all servers support this command. The default value is False.

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