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Stop Using FTP!

Sep 12, 2011, 18:01 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Manolis Tzanidakis)

[ Thanks to Lee Schlesinger for this link. ]

"A better, secure alternative to FTP is probably already installed on your server: OpenSSH, the open source Secure Shell program suite that provides encrypted communications over insecure networks, such as the Internet itself. Out of the box the sshd daemon offers the SFTP service through the sftp-server subsystem – the 's' stands for 'secure.' With slight modifications to the configuration you can have users chrooted in their home directories accessing their files securely."

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