Re: Request feature: secure FTP
- From: Eko Mursito Budi <mursito eng murdoch edu au>
- To: Pavel Roskin <proski gnu org>
- Cc: <mc-devel gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Request feature: secure FTP
- Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 17:08:53 +0800 (WST)
Yeah, your suggestion is better.
As an admin, my intention is to disable the unsecure FTP server.
Therefore any secure file transfer will do.
I hope the new version of MC will come out soon.
Thanks for the quick response and ...
Happy FiSHing :)
On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> Hello, Eko!
> > I would like to see a "Secure FTP link ..." item in Right or Left menu.
> I think we have long menus already. I'd rather see one item "connect"
> which would invoke a dialog asking you for login name (possibly with the
> domain name), password and connection protocol (ftp, mcfs, FiSH).
> Currently we have no graphical interface to FiSH, which is bad.
> > If I choose that, I can connect to Open SSH secure ftp server (sftpd).
> Actually, FiSH transfers files over ssh. I'm afraid that implementing
> sftp would require linking mc against libssl, as opposed to FiSH that uses
> the ssh executable. I don't want to make mc depend on too many libraries,
> even optionally.
> I understand that sftp is a separate protocol, but I have't seen any
> server that would support sftp but not ssh.
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