# File transfer

How To Transfer Files To S3 Buckets Using SFTP and FTP

This post explains how to transfer files to and from AWS S3 using the S3 File Transfer Server. By using the S3 File Transfer Server, you can easily upload and download files in your S3 buckets using SFTP. This ensures data is always encrypted in-transit and assuming your bucket was set up with encryption enabled, data will be encrypted at-rest too.