How to restart sftp service in Linux

I need to restart sftp service in CentOS server. How do I restart sftp service in Linux?

You just need to restart the ssh server as per your Linux distro. For example:

Debian or Ubuntu Linux restart sftp (ssh server)

sudo systemctl restart ssh

RHEL or CentOS Linux restart sftp (ssh server)

sudo systemctl restart sshd

How to disable sftp and restart it again

Find the line in /etc/ssh/sshd_config

Subsystem	sftp	/usr/lib/openssh/sftp-server

Either delete it or comment it out as follows:

#Subsystem	sftp	/usr/lib/openssh/sftp-server

Save and close the file. Restart your ssh service. That is all.