[CentOS] FTPS setup problem

Guy Boisvert boisvert.guy at videotron.ca
Fri Dec 19 23:00:42 UTC 2008

Bill Campbell wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008, Guy Boisvert wrote:
>> Hi!
>> 	I'm trying to figure out what's going wrong with a "simple" FTPS setup 
>> and VSFTPD.
>> 	I saw references on Google and tried, and tried, and tried... without 
>> success.
>> 	I'll start by explaining my situation: I have a WEB development server 
>> behind a firewall.  It's currently only for the intranet.  We now have 
>> an external company that will have to do a new website for us and we 
>> want them to access securely our development server.
>> 	Internally, we access it with regular FTP (we use DreamWeaver 8).  In 
>> the references i saw, i'd just add the following lines and it is 
>> supposed to work:
> 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.
> The OpenVPN clients for Windows and OS X are simple to set up,
> well within the capabilities of the average web developer (which
> often aren't extensive :-). 
> Bill

Hi Bill,

	It is a very good idea but i can't force them to use it.  The WEB 
Developpers are inside an University and i heard that it's complicated 
to make the IT staff add some stuff like that.

	FTPS is supposed to be directly supported by DreamWeaver, so that why 
am asking about it.


Guy Boisvert, ing.
IngTegration inc.

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