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Re: FTP over SSL or PPTP

by snafu (Chaplain)
on Aug 26, 2002 at 17:19 UTC ( #192954=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to FTP over SSL or PPTP

How feasible would it be to use an ssh tunnel?

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Re: Re: FTP over SSL or PPTP
by tstock (Curate) on Aug 26, 2002 at 18:38 UTC
    I have no control over the connection type... This is a service provided to us by a third party. I would much rather scp or FTP over a SSH tunnel but the offer is "PPTP or CuteFTP pro" (meaning FTP over SSL when I inquired a bit more).

    tstock

    Update: My final solution was to mirror their FTP server using lftp. I wanted a full perl solution but this was not bad. Having said this, there is a spot on CPAN for someone to write Net::FTPS (not to be confused with Net::SFTP) :-)

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