ftp set up
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Tue Mar 6 17:54:13 UTC 2007
In response to Vizion <vizion at vizion.occoxmail.com>:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Bill Moran [mailto:wmoran at potentialtech.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2007 5:24 AM
> > To: Vizion
> > Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > Subject: Re: ftp set up
> > Please wrap your lines around 72 characters.
> > In response to Vizion <vizion at vizion.occoxmail.com>:
> > >
> > > I wonder if someone could point me to a reliable detailed
> > resource for
> > > configuring an ftp server on freebsd 6.1 for both incoming
> > and outgoing
> > > files (including anonymous ftp).
> > >
> > > I do not want anonymous uploaders to view existing file names in
> > > ftp/incoming or be able to download from incoming. I want
> > the server as
> > > secure as is reasonably practicable. The notes in the
> > freebsd handbook are
> > > not really comprehensive enough for me.
> > Please don't do this. Please don't even try.
> > --
> Got yr point -- my guess is you did not use a process to shift files out
> of the the upload directory as soon as they arrived. That way they can be
> monitored and never downloaded.
You're still sending out _very_ long lines.
... and no, I didn't use a process to prevent files from being subsequently
downloaded, it would have defeated the purpose of "file transfer".
> I think it is up to each administrator to solve the problems. If you
> happen to have an answer to my original question -- a reliable source of
> info about ftp configuration it would be useful. It is a long time since I
> ran an ftp server and I am rusty.
Sorry, I don't. I haven't set up an FTP server in a long time. scp has
replaced ftp -- which was my point.
I've done my due-diligence in warning of the dangers ...
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