Re: secure way for users webpage uploads
On Mon, Jul 17, 2000 at 09:55:07AM -0500, John F. Davis wrote:
> What is the most secure way for users to update their webpages?
> Currently, I only allow scp and not ftp. However, scp doesn't allow
> users to delete old files.
This isn't the best way I'm sure, but it would be secure. Write a cgi
script running on an apache-ssl with mod_auth_system and do PUT uploads in
the users respective public_html directory, so you even do not need to
give a shell to these users. Just create some kind of file browser for
their public_html directory (of course that script should be audited), so
users can mv and delete files.
Alexander Reelsen http://joker.rhwd.de
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