Advantage -vs- Disadvantage: SFTP -vs- SCP
utisoft at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 15:38:26 UTC 2010
On 31 August 2010 16:27, krad <kraduk at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 31 August 2010 15:18, Chris Rees <utisoft at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 31 August 2010 14:51, krad <kraduk at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> > On 30 August 2010 18:38, Adam Vande More <amvandemore at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 12:30 PM, krad <kraduk at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> >>> sounds like a bodge to me
>> >> Sounds like FUD to me.
>> >> --
>> >> Adam Vande More
>> > maybe but why install extra things when you dont have to.
>> Because this allows people to use scp and nothing else; mooting your
>> ''SFTP is better than scp if you just want to transfer files, as the users
>> dont have to have shell access to the box to use the openssh SFTP
>> system. [snip]''
>> How difficult is it to install a port, really? Do you ever run with
>> just the base system?
> ill repeat "but why install extra things when you dont have to?". I dont
> think i mentioned difficulty did i?
So what's the problem? It allows you to use whatever protocol you
like, without worrying about shell access.
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