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Re: Stuck between Chrooted FTP and SSH
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Stuck between Chrooted FTP and SSH
- From: Ben Goren <ben_(_at_)_trumpetpower_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 10:29:38 -0700
On 2004 Sep 20, at 8:50 AM, L. V. Lammert wrote:
> Unfortunately, the casual use of an ftp UID/PW is far offset by the
> benefit of ensuring that user can only access *their* home directory.
Unfortunately, the use of FTP results in everybody else on the 'Net
being able to access that user's home directory, too.
Which is worse:
o letting properly authorized users have standard access to your
system as it's designed, the same way people have had access on Unix
systems for three decades;
o or letting everybody on the planet have access to all your users'
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