[kwlug-disc] More Secure FTP Server

Kiwi Ssennyonjo kiwi at ssenn.com
Fri May 7 15:40:55 EDT 2010


We are looking for mostly login security.
The archives that are being downloaded are encrypted.

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On 2010-05-07, at 15:37, John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca> wrote:

>
> ----- "Fernando Duran" <liberosec at yahoo.ca> wrote:
>> Some users are too used to ftp or don't want to try sftp, in that
>> case
>> just a regular ftp server (vsftp works well) with jailed users (this
>> is one config pararmeter in vsftp) may be a "better" solution,
>> knowing
>> that communication (including password) is not encrypted.
>
> Vsftpd supports SSL encryption which suggest the whole transfer
> including password is secure. You should see what clients support
> this first.
>
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