PHPStorm → Can’t connect to SFTP because of invalid descendant filename error.


You can’t connect to your VM via SFTP from PHPstorm because you get an error that looks like this


You most likely have a file in your home directory called ‘\’.

sudo rm ‘\’

Simply delete that slash file and you should be all good.

Happy Coding

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