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Re: [suse-security] proftpd and port forwarding
  • From: "Denis Gassilloud" <dg@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2000 18:28:34 +0100
  • Message-id: <3A2BD442.3181C6B0@xxxxxxxx>
Bastian Friedrich wrote:
>
> Hi!
>
> Due to the inherent vulnerability of the wu.ftpd, I want to switch to a
> different ftp daemon after upgrading one of my Webservers. It's Webmasters
> need ftp access (*sigh*); plain text login is no choice, so port
> forwarding of the control connection through a secure tunnel is needed
> (in this case via ssh: ssh -L <port>:<server>:21 <server>).
>
try
scp [-r...] with ssh
sftp whith ssh2
they also secure your data connections
they do not use ftpd but sshd.
--
Denis dg@xxxxxxxx

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