[CentOS] FTPS setup problem

Guy Boisvert boisvert.guy at videotron.ca
Fri Dec 19 23:04:11 UTC 2008


John R Pierce wrote:
> Bill Campbell wrote:
>> As a rule, we require external developers to access our servers
>> using OpenVPN which provides a simple means of getting secure
>> access without having to deal with multiple server components.
>>   
> 
> and, at work, our GNOC guys use SSL-VPN's from Juniper, which for 
> business partners are highly restricted such that they can ONLY access 
> the specific server and services they have rights to.   while I'm not in 
> the group that manages this, the guys who do are on my floor, and tell 
> me that the global management console makes managing all this a 
> breeze... we have dozens of firewalls as we're a 50000 employee global 
> manufacturing company, this is all under central control.
> 
> you mentioned FTP and FTPS...   I prefer whenever possible to use 
> scp/sftp, as its much easier to forward through a NAT/Masquerade 
> firewall.   I have no idea if Dreamweaver supports this, however.
> 

Hi John,

	Good pointers but i'm not sure i'm up to setup a chrooted ssh 
environment.  I tried that a couple of times (not on this network) and 
it wasn't very practical.  I'm not saying i'm an expert at that and it 
may very well be my fault if i found it cumbersome.

	vsftpd is supposed to support FTPS so it would be perfect in my situation.


Thanks!


Guy Boisvert, ing.
IngTegration inc.




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