Re: Programs for direct friend-to-friend file transfer?
Rob Owens <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I agree with using ssh, but I'd configure it to force sftp upon login
> like this:
I figured I'd frighten the OP if I added too much complexity.
> It's simpler to just AllowUsers user1 user2 user3
Fair point in the circumstances.
>> 6. Make sure that your password, and your friend's password on your
>> machine, is sufficiently complex that others are unlikely to guess it.
> Always a good idea, but the risk is lessened by forcing sftp [...])
Not sure you lessen the risk if the password's weak.
> Instead of using rsync, use FileZilla or another FTP client [...]
I had assumed the OP was talking about a Linux environment. Otherwise
why would they have been posting to this list?