Re: Request feature: secure FTP

Hi Pavel.

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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