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Re: opinions on replacing vsftpd with proftpd?



On Sun, 2004-06-20 at 09:32 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Jun 2004, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> 
> ...
> > My argument for proftpd or pure-ftpd is their capability to use FTP with 
> > TLS....
> 
>    ok, two votes for proftpd.  that's a consensus, i guess.  i just did a 
> quick search and found the RPM proftpd-1.2.10rc1-1.fc1.i386.rpm.  since it 
> installed nicely, i'm going to assume that the "fc1" part is not going to 
> be an issue with it running on FC2, although i haven't had a chance to 
> test it yet.  unless someone has a strong opinion on which build and 
> version should be used on FC2.

proftpd has historically had many security problems (probably due to the
many more features).

ftp is braindead anyway, if you have to use a daeon, use one with the
least ammount of features possible.

Rui

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