ucspi-tcp or xinetd

torsten torsten at howard.cc
Tue Jun 10 21:42:13 PDT 2003


On Wed the 11 Jun 2003 at 11 hours EDT
DPP wrote...
>
>I'm beginner and in the process of setting up my LFS box to become my
>first experiment server.
>Now i'm using qmail as my MTA and proftpd as my ftp daemon can anybody
>explain which one is better ucspi-tcp or xinetd, and how make them
>(qmail and proftpd) as secure as possible?
>
>One more thing, I have a difficulties in configuring Linux-PAM (0.76), but
>my shadowpassword running well, does anyone could tell me where can I find
>good documentation about PAM ?
>
>Thanks for the attention, and sorry for my bad english ...
>Regards..

If you want to protect the server, switch to vsftpd.
http://freshmeat.net/projects/vsftpd/?topic_id=89

If you want to protect the files as they are transmitted, switch to sftp.
http://www.openssh.org/

I don't know much about ucspi-tcp.

Torsten
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