archaic at indy.rr.com
Sat Mar 6 10:41:41 PST 2004
On Sat, Mar 06, 2004 at 02:40:33PM -0400, Anderson Lizardo wrote:
> I just read on a book that the password is also sent plaintext over the
> network on the FTP protocol.
It is. But like I said, sftp is only when you need encrypted
communication. You can have a secure system that offers anonymous ftp.
If you want passwords, either wrap ftp in SSL or go with sftp.
He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from
oppression: for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent
that will reach unto himself.
- Thomas Paine
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