[unisog] friendly, secure web based file transfer applications
atlunde at panix.com
Wed Aug 31 00:03:27 GMT 2005
On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 03:22:53PM -0400, Brian Smith-Sweeney wrote:
> This is basically just minimal cygwin + openssh. I haven't used it in
> production. It opens the whole "ssh-based file transfer gives people
> shell access" can of worms, and I'm not sure there's a way around this.
> It also (I believe) maintains a seperate password file.
Folks on the cygwin mailing list, would probably tell you to
install OpenSSH using Cygwin's setup.exe installer.
This puts you closer to the upstream releases and gives you
a slightly larger community to talk to.
Cygwin can emulate POSIX permissions using ACLs involving the
Everyone group, a practice which makes Windows security people
nervous. So if you use it, be wary about that. See:
The passwords aren't stored in the passwd file on NT and above,
but it is important. See the write up on "mkpasswd" for more about what
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