[ubuntu-za] Securely upload files to server?

Raoul Snyman raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za
Sat May 17 06:18:48 BST 2008


On Saturday 17 May 2008 06:12:49 Neil Manson wrote:
> I run a server at work, and I would like to allow a colleague to upload
> files to it, but as securely as possible. I'm not really keen to run an
> FTP server on the box. I could give my colleague an account on the box
> and allow him ssh access, but there is no need for an account on the box
> other than the file uploads.
>
> What would be the best (most secure, easy for him, easy for me) way to
> do this.?

SCP? SFTP?

SCP only requires SSH and a user account. SFTP may require an SFTP server, 
thought I'm not sure about that.

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