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. > > -- -- > John R. Daily email@example.com > Systems Programmer Progeny Linux Systems > Master of the ephemeral epiphany > > -- BOFH excuse #381: Robotic tape changer mistook operator's tie for a backup tape.
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