AW: Re(2): FTP security on *nix

From: Stefan Osterlitz (
Date: 08/10/01

From: "Stefan Osterlitz" <>
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Subject: AW: Re(2): FTP security on *nix
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 11:59:21 +0200
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> I have been wondering the same thing... In addition, I have heard of a
> secure FTP protocol(sftp). Is there such a thing?

There are a few administratitive tools both for un'x and windows:

these are
ssh for remote logins
scp (secure copy)
sftp (secure ftp)
ftp+ssl (ssl secured ftp)
vnc over ssh (can be used both for x-windows and for ms-windows)

most of them can be found at

Stefan Osterlitz

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