On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 08:01:48PM -0400, Adam wrote:
> Sounds like you want PureFTPd .. It's as secure as FTP can possibly be
> (without using extras like SSL/TSL), and is extremely stable. In fact,
> its the only popular FTPd that has NEVER had a root exploit. And, it
> supports privilege seperation.
> Note that the next major version is supposed to support SSL/TLS, but
> this might not be released for a while.
> What you want is a FTPd that supports the basics, without all the extra
> 'warez' features. It's those extra features that lead to security
> problems and instability.
> Anyhow, I would highly recommend you read through this page to make an
> educated decision yourself:
> http://www.linuxmafia.com/pub/linux/security/ftp-daemons

So what makes pureftpd so much better tahn vsftpd?

Seems to work well for RedHat, SuSE, and OpenBSD, to name a few.



I know more than enough *nix to do some very destructive things,
and not nearly enough to do very many useful things. 
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