Gert Doering gert at greenie.muc.de
Sat Jul 22 21:47:58 EST 2000


On Sat, Jul 22, 2000 at 02:28:41AM -0500, Ben Lindstrom wrote:
> This may be a silly idea, but if we are looking to write an "Open
> Standard" replacement version of the commerical sftp, and we currently
> agree that doing ssh w/ standard ftp would be a pain in the arse.  What
> would stop us from using passive ftp?  It survives firewalls very well (in
> some cases it's all you can use).  It does not spawn off a data channel.

It does.  It's just the other way round (client->server, not

> So everything would be encrypted.

It won't.

USENET is *not* the non-clickable part of WWW!
Gert Doering - Munich, Germany                             gert at greenie.muc.de
fax: +49-89-35655025                        gert.doering at physik.tu-muenchen.de

More information about the openssh-unix-dev mailing list