Eric at on 8 Jun 2011 17:32:34 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] ftp on Linode

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Ah yes, I had the same response.  Customer is a relatively big local
organization and they have a lot of IT people.  I would think they would have
the support to re-write something from ftp to sftp.... but NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
It's a Windows 2008 server BTW... but I KNOW they could get sftp client side to


On 06/08/2011 08:15 PM, Douglas Muth wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 7:05 PM, Eric at <> wrote:
>> I /have/ to set up ftp on a linode server for a customer to transfer files.  To
>> prevent the inevitable script kiddie attacks I'd like to restrict ftp to a
>> single IP or an IP range.
> [snip]
> People are *still* using FTP?  I'm astonished.
> Why not SFTP?  Filezilla supports it (if your client is into GUIs),
> and OpenSSH provides an SFTP server.
> -- Doug
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