Re: passwords at Debian's FTP site
Try it on your own server and find out. ;)
On Mon, 20 Jul 1998, Damon Muller wrote:
> Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 01:35:43 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Damon Muller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> Subject: Re: passwords at Debian's FTP site
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> On Sun, 19 Jul 1998 10:05:28 +0100 (BST)
> (Ted Harding) <Ted.Harding@nessie.mcc.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Anonymous ftp (i.e. you respond "anonymous" when asked for user name) DOES
> > typically ask for a password, but entering any syntactically correct email
> > address at this point is usually sufficient (though some sites may check that
> > this matches what they know you are connecting from). Some sites may have
> > their
> > anonymous ftp configured so as not to require a password, but these are
> > exceptional.
> I've always found that 'guest@' is sufficient to get into an anonymous
> FTP site. Then again, I'm a paranoid sort of person, and I don't use
> Netscape for mail, so I never enter an email address into Netscape's
> email entry. It's never stopped me from getting into an anonymous FTP
> site (wonder what it sends when it's blank?).
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