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Re: Secure FTP
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Secure FTP
- From: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2004_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 01:37:17 -0400
Quoting Chris Alatakis (Alatakis_(_at_)_t-online_(_dot_)_de):
> I want to take the oprtunity and hit one of
> my thoughts here.
> I think that if ssh/sftp in openbsd
> can be in an chroot enviroment like ftpd
> (just change the login config and you are ok)
> this will be a great future. Personaly I think one of the main reasons that
> ftp is still not replaced by sftp are not the clients issue as
> in most popular oses there are free ftp clients that can do sftp conections.
> One of the main reasons is that is a pain in tha ash to configure
> ssh and sftp chrooted.
chroot is a PITA. Disable the "cd" commands and most users are done.
> I prefer to have my users to send the password and data unencrypted than
> have them fool around with my whole / enviroment.
or use S/Key or a challenge/response device, etc.
On the other hand, an https connection and uploading or using
several WebDAV tools out there are a bit easier for most
non-technical folks to use.
mom doesn't "get" sftp.
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