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Re: [suse-security] ftp server "best practice"
  • From: Sigfred Håversen <suselist@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 15:19:12 +0200
  • Message-id: <200307241519.12839.suselist@xxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 24 July 2003 15:04, Markus Gaugusch wrote:
> For uploading use SFTP, a very good client program for windows is
> FileZilla from http://filezilla.sf.net. Best of all: it's freeware
> and can also be used as standard ftp client. You may also want to
> restrict access to the sftp (ssh) server based on ip address to get
> maximum security.
>

winSCP http://winscp.vse.cz/eng/download.php is another free sftp
client for Windows, though the program loses connection if
ClientAliveInterval is set too low in sshd_config.

# kill session if no proper response from client.
# avoids having "ghost" sessions running.
ClientAliveInterval 40
ClientAliveCountMax 3

Sigfred

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