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scott.ripley

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SFTP (FTP over SSH)
« on: April 22, 2016, 03:09:38 PM »
We have 700 clients who can send large (100 - 400+mb) data sets as a backup service.

We're currently using NetTalk and have FTPS (FTP over SSL) with Explicit mode in place but our IT vp is pressing hard to find a solution that uses SFTP (FTP or SSH).  He's even gone so far as to start doing his own research and found the following: https://winscp.net/eng/docs/library   (sigh...) 

Frankly, I don't really want to learn another language right now.

Does anyone have any insight or suggestions that I should consider?

Scott Ripley

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Re: SFTP (FTP over SSH)
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2016, 11:08:10 PM »
Very occasionally we've used Stunnel to create an SSH connection over which any "plain" program can then run.

I'm not sure why the preference for SSH over SSL - that might be worth investigating.

cheers
Bruce