opinions on replacing vsftpd with proftpd?
steve at enerds.ca
Sun Jun 20 18:01:09 UTC 2004
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
I tunnel absolutely everything over SSH. Plaintext in general - is
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
> Aly Dharshi
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