Fwd: [Cryptography] Why aren’t we using SSH for everything?

Aris Adamantiadis aris at 0xbadc0de.be
Wed Jan 7 08:27:22 EST 2015

Le 6/01/15 05:54, Damien Miller a écrit :
> On Tue, 6 Jan 2015, Scott Neugroschl wrote:
>> Damien,
>> What is the best document to use for documentation on SFTP? In other
>> words, if I want to build an SFTP client library based on libssh.a, is
>> there documentation about the series of messages I need to send over
>> the wire?
> http://www.openssh.com/txt/draft-ietf-secsh-filexfer-02.txt plus the
> mistakes and extensions documented in the PROTOCOL file in the source
> tree.
> -d
It's a shame there is no final version of the SFTP protocol, but more
than 7 (IIRC) incompatible versions. It's understandable that OpenSSH
ended up with sftpv3 + custom messages.
<ad>use libssh from libssh.org if you want an sftp client lib :)</ad>


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