Secure file transfers

Andrew L. Gould algould at
Thu Feb 10 12:40:15 PST 2005

On Thursday 10 February 2005 02:28 pm, Anthony Atkielski wrote:
> 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.

How about webdav over SSL (https)?

The easiest webdav client that I've found in *nix is Konqueror.  Windows 
(2K, XP) and Mac OSX have support for webdav by default.

Andrew Gould

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