Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --On May 24, 2006 4:32:55 PM +0200 User Gandalf
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>   Dear List,
>> I would like to install an ftp server. Some of the users want to upload
>> files to the server. I would not like to start an ftp server at all,
>> because I'm too paranoid. But my users demand it. I looked at the ports
>> tree and I found many ftp servers. I cannot choose between them. Can you
>> recommend one for me? I only need one ftp user (possibly with a
>> password), and upload/list files only. The most important thing is
>> security, and the ability to handle passive transfers.
> Is there a reason they can't use sftp?  You're most likely already
> running sshd, which means you already have sftp capabilities builtin. 
> If the issue is usability, there are a number of gui clients available
> for all platforms (WinSCP for Windows, for example) that make the
> process painless.

Yeah, I agree. I forced my users to use SFTP through FileZilla on
windows. They actually think they're using FTP instead of SFTP. So
everyone is happy including me.


Mikhail Goriachev

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