Re: Midnight Commander is my favorite FTP tool But is SFTP possible??

On Tue, 2011-08-09 at 22:28 -0400, Joe(theWordy)Philbrook wrote:

But if "FTPS is traditional FTP protocol with SSL-encrypted control channel",
does that mean that this encrypted control channel would have protected the
password, but the actual file contents would be transmitted without

No, everything is encrypted:

And finally since the server involved would have some say as to which
protocols are allowed, I have to wonder if mc is going to get support
for both sftp & ftps? Or only just SFTP?

For now, FTPS seems to be unlikely to be supported anytime soon, but
when the plug-in system will be in place, one can be implemented if
there is demand.

Sincerely yours,
Yury V. Zaytsev

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