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Re: [K12OSN] Best FTP Server



On Wed, 2005-05-18 at 08:41 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-05-17 at 20:04, Debbie Schiel wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > I've setup our webserver (an old PII running Redhat Linux Fedora 2) and would
> > like to be able to FTP php/html files from another machine (on a 
> > regular basis)
> > into /var/www/html/.
> > 
> > I'm using webmin 1.150 and there are several FTP options (am I on the right
> > track?) WU-FTP Server, Frox FTP Proxy, and ProFTPD Server.
> > 
> > Which do people recommend I use?
> 
> If you are working with something that already has the ftp protocol
> built in, set up vsftpd which should be included with Redhat.  If you
> control both ends, use some variation of scp or sftp which will run
> over ssh, and if you have a complete copy of the site where you edit
> and preview, you can use 'rsync -essh ...' to copy the changes over
> with only ssh on the target end.
> 

I use proftpd.  IMHE, it hasn't been that easy to set up, and support
ain't great.  But it is very configurable, and once you do get it set
up, it's fast and secure.


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