[ubuntu-uk] uploading files ftp

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Mon Jan 1 15:31:16 GMT 2007

Graham Cole wrote:
> On 31 Dec 2006, at 10:47, Colin Humphrey wrote:
>> This is the 1st time I have used the ftp Daemon/server to transfer  
>> data, I
>> am using it before I attempt other safer protocols such as sftp.
> Fair enough, but do bear in mind that the OpenSSH server is trivial  
> to configure on Ubuntu :-)

I would second this!

BTW, is this anonymous FTP server visible to the rest of the internet,
or just your local machine? An anonymous FTP server that allows uploads
will soon be taken over by hackers storing all kinds of (usually
illegal) material for redistribution from your machine.

Just a thought.

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