setting up ftp and sftp servers

Joep L. Blom jlblom at
Sun Jun 20 10:08:53 UTC 2010

Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 12:47 AM, Goh Lip <g.lip at> wrote:
>> On 06/20/2010 03:25 PM, Goh Lip wrote:
>>> On 06/20/2010 10:43 AM, calcpage at wrote:
>> Forgot to add this....
>> and note it is *not* recommended to add a gui to servers, see
>>  >
> Webmin isn't supported in ubuntu right now. I wouldn't use it. It's
> potentially not safe.
> ~SpaceGhost
>> Regards - Goh Lip
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I have read that also somehwere but I use it >10 years and have never 
ahd any problem with it. I would like to know what the not safe aspect 
is. Of course don't publish it on the internet and have a very 
restricted user list (in my case only myself and root). I agree that 
username and password as security is not the safest access control, but 
in 99.9% of the case, using a strong and long enough password, it is safe.

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