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Google Drive + Couchdrop SFTP

Unlock the full potential of your Google Drive by adding SFTP. Couchdrop allows you to manage files, automate transfers, and collaborate with ease, all while maintaining the highest levels of security and scalability.

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How does Couchdrop work with Google Drive

Couchdrop adds SFTP functionality to Google Drive, allowing you to securely transfer files to and from Google Drive using standard SFTP clients. This enables you to manage your files efficiently without using the Google Drive web interface.

With Couchdrop's easy setup, you can link your Google Drive account and start transferring files securely in minutes. Couchdrop handles all the underlying integration, security, and scalability, making SFTP to Google Drive simple and reliable.

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SFTP to Google Drive made easy

Couchdrop integrates with Google Drive and allows you to send files to and from your Google Drive folders via SFTP.

With support for over 30 storage platforms, Couchdrop makes it simple to transfer files between Google Drive and any other connected storage. Combined with Automations, Couchdrop can monitor directories and automatically send files to Google Drive as they're uploaded or on a set schedule.

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Connect any Google Drive folder

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Granular user controls and permissions

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FTP, SCP, Rsync, and WebDAV also supported

3 ways to SFTP to Google Drive with Couchdrop

Configure new SFTP user

Access Google Drive via remote SFTP

Couchdrop allows multiple methods for accessing files in connected storage. Create a new Couchdrop user with generated SFTP credentials to enable direct login to Couchdrop or to a Google Drive folder using any SFTP client software.

Collect files with Inboxes

Secure Inboxes provide a custom-branded upload portal where partners and external users can upload files via a unique URL. Inboxes map to a specific Google Drive folder, enabling direct uploads without having to share Google Drive access credentials.

Automate file transfers

Automate File Transfers

With Automations, Couchdrop can monitor directories and automatically send files to Google Drive or any other connected storage whenever an upload/download event occurs or on a defined schedule. Move files to their destination effortlessly and reliably.

Add SFTP Support to Google Drive

Fast and easy setup

Connect Google Drive and start moving files via SFTP in minutes.

Works with any SFTP client

Users can securely access Google Drive from their preferred SFTP client software.

Automate Google Drive file transfers

Use Automations to move files in and out of Google Drive folders, no manual steps required.

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"The product has a clean, simple interface that makes creating new internal or external SFTP connections a breeze."

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Frequently asked questions

Does Google Drive have SFTP support?

No, Google does not offer native SFTP support. You can use third-party tools like Couchdrop to enable SFTP functionality with Google Drive.

Can Google Drive be used as FTP?

Google Drive does not support FTP natively. However, with tools like Couchdrop, you can integrate Google Drive to support FTP, SFTP, SCP, and Rsync.

How to setup SFTP in Google Cloud?

To set up SFTP in Google Cloud, use a third-party service like Couchdrop. Link your Google Drive account to Couchdrop, configure the connection, and start transferring files securely via SFTP.

What storage platforms does Couchdrop support besides Google Drive?

Couchdrop supports over 30 storage platforms, including Dropbox, SharePoint and AWS S3, enabling simple file transfers between Google Drive and other connected storage systems.

Can I use Google Drive to transfer files automatically?

Yes, you can use Google Drive to transfer files automatically. By integrating Google Drive with Couchdrop SFTP, you can set up automations to monitor directories and transfer files based on specific events or schedules.

Why choose Couchdrop?

Couchdrop is a secure, scalable and modern SFTP and file transfer platform built for streamlined setup.
It's an SFTP server that just works.

SFTP server as SaaS

Couchdrop is a Cloud SFTP server that connects to your existing storage. Instantly deploy SFTP on top of Google Drive, Box, SharePoint and other cloud storage platforms.

Data privacy and security

Couchdrop never stores your data and meets HIPAA and SOC2 standards. All updates and maintenance is handled for you by professional technicians.

Dedicated support

Couchdrop has a dedicated support team of technicians who are experts in the product. Get fast, dedicated, and personalized support by contacting our support team at any time.

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