[kwlug-disc] More Secure FTP Server

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Fri May 7 15:37:27 EDT 2010

----- "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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