[unisog] Ftp access to Web servers

Steve Bernard sbernard at gmu.edu
Tue Jun 11 17:30:21 GMT 2002


Exactly. That's why I suggested using HTTPS in my first reply.

Steve


-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher A Bongaarts [mailto:cab at tc.umn.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 1:27 PM
To: Steve Bernard
Cc: unisog at sans.org
Subject: Re: [unisog] Ftp access to Web servers


As Steve Bernard once put it so eloquently:

> Good suggestions. I thought of suggesting `stunnel` and FTP or WebDAV but,
> wanted to give the simplest solutions. The complexities and overhead of
> digital certificates still make some shy away.

A nice side effect of SSL-izing your HTTP server for secure "upload"
is that you can then turn around and offer HTTPS service for your
customers without additional cost to you (assuming that you buy a cert
from a commercial CA and don't roll your own).

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