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Anderson Lizardo lizardo at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Mar 6 10:40:33 PST 2004


On Sex, 05 Mar 2004 15:32:31 -0500, Archaic wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 07:02:03PM +0000, Matthew Burgess wrote:
> > 
> > Surely if it's a *hardened* box you wouldn't be installing plain ftpd on
> > it and would opt for sftp?
> 
> That's not necessarily true. It it were, then there would be no secure
> http servers, either. Just https. Sftp is when the *delivery* needs to
> be encrypted.

I just read on a book that the password is also sent plaintext over the
network on the FTP protocol.

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