Secure file transfers

Anthony Atkielski atkielski.anthony at
Thu Feb 10 12:28:56 PST 2005

Danie Du Toit writes:

> Which packages are available to upload /download large dumpfiles in a
> secure fashion (e.g. using SSL). The customer should not need any
> secure client installed on his PC.

Anything that is secure will require appropriate software at both ends
of the transfer, and thus will require some sort of security-aware
client on the customer's PC.

SFTP provides secure file transfers.  I use SecureFX on my client
machine, and the standard SFTP server on the FreeBSD server.


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