----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Fox" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "'Rob B'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 9:49 PM Subject: RE: [SLUG] What ftpd - oh the choices ?
> > > > I need to add an ftpd to my Debian laptop and wwondered what > > > > ppl have used and can recommend and what not maybe to use. > > > > > > apt-get install proftpd > > > > >But also I wont be using virtual hosts or anything fancy > > (hence dont need > > proftp). So simpliclity is a plus > > Just because proftpd can do this fancy stuff, doesn't mean its not easy. I > don't use those functions and never have. However I use it, because out of > the box its ready to roll, and not to mention very secure. End case! I'd have to disagree on both points there - it might be ready to roll, but it has been the victim of some very serious security flaws in the past. I think that, when compared to lukemftpd or vsftpd, proftpd is overkill. Rob -- SLUG - Sydney Linux User's Group - http://slug.org.au/ More Info: http://lists.slug.org.au/listinfo/slug