Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2022 16:55:09 UTC
On 1/23/22 08:47, tech-lists wrote: > On Sun, Jan 23, 2022 at 05:32:26PM +0800, Li-Wen Hsu wrote: >> >> If this is due to security considerations, I don't think a place >> disallowing ssh and https would allow plain ftp. > > Some places either might not have or might not allow egress. > Some networks are closed at install time. An ftp server on a LAN is > quick and easy and is in base. > >> If it is because they don't like encrypted connections, I suggest >> using plain http in this case. > > Some places proxy port 80/443 and there may be no way for the end > user to get around that. They might not proxy ftp outbound. You can run HTTP on a non-standard port. For example, 8080 is commonly used. As an added bonus, this means that the HTTP server need not run as root. Thanks, Jose.