opinions on replacing vsftpd with proftpd?
fedora at maxxrad.net
Sun Jun 20 19:15:16 UTC 2004
I use PuTTY as well
Good secure client
I would have to agree with using PuTTY
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On Sun, 20 Jun 2004, Stephen March wrote:
> Personally, I agree with Aly. If you check out putty,
> There are free ssh / scp / sftp clients (Windows based). I've been using
> for about a year now, and it has some pretty (easy to use) tunnelling
> as well.
> I tunnel absolutely everything over SSH. Plaintext in general - is
> obsolete :)
> Food for thought.
> Quoting Aly Dharshi <aly.dharshi at telus.net>:
> > > FTP is in the same class as TELNET... obsolete, redundant, less secure,
> > > etc... :)
> > I think that with ftp+ssl it would be slightly more secure that it
> > to be, aka plain text. I would think that any security site conscious
> > site would want to use ssh based stuff, but for a plain transfer of
> > files such as iso's or putting stuff up on a site ftp+ssl combo would do
> > the trick.
> > There are many ftp clients out there, many free, but very few
> > clients.
> > Cheers,
> > Aly.
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