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Re: Good "secure" FTP server



SSH2 with public key auth solves that problem quite well. If it has been a few years since you last tried it it is a whole new world now.

On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 09:44:34AM -0500, John R. Daily wrote:
> At (time_t)991319743 ray p wrote:
> 
> > You might want to see if using scp or sftp under ssh does what you need it
> > do. Very powerful and very secure tool. Better then any ftp package
> > out there imo.
> 
> I haven't tried this as a secure ftp solution for a few years, but one
> significant problem I encountered was the inability to prevent users
> from logging into the server.
> 
> The best I could do was give them a restricted shell in a chroot'ed
> environment, and even that required some custom programming.
> 
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> John R. Daily                                        jdaily@progeny.com
> Systems Programmer                                Progeny Linux Systems
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> 
> 

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