Weird ncftp Issue?

Karen Lewellen klewellen at
Mon Mar 7 22:48:39 UTC 2016

Although I am not a Linux user, i can say firmly that sftp works fine with 
shellworld...I use it rather much truth be told smiles.

Just a thought from the corner,

On Mon, 7 Mar 2016, Tim Chase wrote:

> On March  7, 2016, Tony Baechler wrote:
>> Tim is wrong in that rsync doesn't support telnet. It does support
>> rsh, but again, I would strongly recommend using ssh for security.
> Doh, sorry I remembered it worked over an insecure protocol and
> jumped to the conclusion that it was telnet, but you're right, it's
> rsh.  Either way, both are insecure and, since shellworld appears to
> offer SSH access, I'd advise against using either telnet or rsh (or
> plain-old FTP for that matter) when secure alternatives exist.  You
> can even "sftp" which has roughly the same user interface as "ftp" but
> connects over SSH (and has the added benefit of no longer having
> issues with "passive" connections and client-side firewalls).
> And rsync really is an amazing tool.  I use it regularly and it
> speeds up my syncs/transfers considerably.
> -tim
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