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Re: [suse-security] FTP security...
  • From: Sven Michels <smichels@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2002 18:39:27 +0100
  • Message-id: <3C8F8ECF.1EFAD415@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Brian Topping wrote:
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sven Michels" <smichels@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2002 12:32 PM
> Subject: Re: [suse-security] FTP security...
>
> > Michael Garabedian wrote:
> > >
> > > ...I am setting up a linux machine to do ftp and was wondering if there
> > > was a secure way to set this up so it is not hacked. I used a Windows
> > > machine and it took someone two days to hack it. Any ideas...
> >
> > FTP is mostly insecure ... ftp sucks at all ;)
>
> Use SCP. I just learned it. It rocks!

i don't want any user as real systemuser on my boxes, so
scp doesn't work cause it needs real accounts (or you try
to hack a pam module for auth against a db like mysql etc.).
And you've still the problem with windows users, or do you
know any free implementation of ssh2 for scp under windows?

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