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FTP v/s SFTP v/s FTPS

We're setting up a web server at our workspace. In conjunction, we're planning to install an FTP server, however I'm stuck at what protocol to employ -- FTP, SFTP or FTPS. I googled around, trying to ...
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Console FTPS (not SFTP) client?

I need to automate some transfers but it seems i can't find a decent command-line ftp client supporting FTPS for the windows platform? winscp supports SFTP but there's no good SFTP server for windows ...
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Is there a way to run FTPS on Windows Server 2008 / FTP 7.5 through a Firewall?

I'm attempting to setup a FTPS server on Windows Server 2008. The inner workings have been successful -- I can connect locally or on the VPN. But I can't seem to craft the firewall rules to make it ...
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SSL certificate for FTPS, is it the same as for HTTPS?

This question is about "FTP over SSL", if I understand correctly FTPS and HTTPS are just the standard FTP and HTTP protocols running on top of SSL, is this correct? The actual question is: is the ...
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sftp vs ftps, securing SSH and virtual users vsftpd

right now, i would like to encrypt data tranmission over ftp. I considered sftp and fpts. After reading the www, I concluded there is a general tendency to favor sftp over ftps (eg. http://www....
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Can you connect to a TLS FTP site using the Windows command line FTP client?

We setup vsftp on an Ubuntu server for our customers. We had a few customers ask for a secure option, so we setup explicit FTP over TLS and we removed the ability to connect unsecured. Now we are ...
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Filezilla client unable to get directory listing from Filezilla Server (Windows)

I've set up a self signed certificate in FileZilla server and enabled FTP over SSL/TPS. When I connect from the client FileZilla, I am able to authenticate but cannot get a directory listing: Status: ...
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ProFTPd/FTPS issue: unable to accept TLS connection: received EOF that violates protocol

It took some time while I tried to find solution over the net. Nothing helped. The story: I have Ubuntu 10.10 (Amazon EC2 instance). ProFTPD Version 1.3.2e (latest via apt-get). I changed nothing on ...
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Filezilla client and VSFTPD : GnuTLS error -12: A TLS fatal alert has been received

so right now i'am trying to configure vsftpd server for FTP(e)S. It seems i am encountering issues with different clients. Secure FTPD works fine for me. Filezilla not. The output from Filezilla ...
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How Do I Configure IIS FTP 7.5 Passive Ports Per-FTP Site? (Setting appears locked at the server level)

I am needing to use the functionality to set the FTP PASV port range that IIS FTP7.5 will use, but it seems this is locked down in configuration at the server level; I can not modify the port range ...
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IIS 7.5 FTPS external access - 534 Policy requires SSL

I have setup a FTP site that requires SSL but when I try connect to it externally I get the error: 220 Microsoft FTP Service 534 Policy requires SSL. I know - I set it so! Why doesnt it fetch ...
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Utility to map a drive letter to a secure FTP site (i.e. SSL/TLS)? [closed]

I know that Webdrive offers a utility to map a drive letter to a secure FTP site. However, their software is pricey - and if you buy a license, it expires after one year so you can't use it any more!...
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Can explicitly ftps via Filezilla but not from code

This was originally posted to StackOverflow, but because the code works and this is most likely a network/firewall issue, I figured I'd ask it here. As the title states, I can connect to another ...
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Getting FTP return code 450 for GET but not for MGET command

I have an FTP-server (ProFTPD 1.3.4b) on Linux and an FTPS client (MOVEit Freely 4.5.1.2 - Secure FTP Client) on Windows. I connect like this 220 ProFTPD 1.3.4b Server (FTP with TLS) [1.2.3.4] 234 ...
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Configuring Fortigate OS4 for FTPS

I configured iis7 ftp to allow ssl connections. I set the ssl firewall to use ports 50000-50050. If I set up a custom service on my fortigate firewall for ftps with source ports 990-50050 and ...
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Novell Netware and SAMBA Access

We are working on migrating from a Novell Netware 6.5 (not OES) platform over to MS Active Directory. While performing testing, etc. we have found the need to have access to shares on the Novell ...
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ProFTPd timeout on LIST

Recently I've migrated a centOS 5 server to 7. But since then connection to FTP through FileZilla doesn't work unless I put FileZilla on FTP Plain Connection. TLS doesn't work when getting the folder ...
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Cant set iptables rule for FTPS (pure-ftpd with TLS)

I'm running pure-ftpd with TLS support, everything works fine until enabling iptables. With working iptables I can connect to ftp but can't get file list. The ip_conntrack_ftp module is enabled, and ...
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Load balancing FTP/TLS (FTP/SSL, FTPS)

I'm aware of the issues inherent in load balancing FTP, and throwing in SSL makes it doubly difficult. Does anyone know of an existing product which does a good job of load balancing RFC4217 FTP/TLS? ...
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Access FTPS from behind Forefront TMG

I have a web server on which IIS 7 host an SSL-enabled site. The client in am trying to connect with is behind the corporate Forefront TMG. The app is Total Commander - a file manager shell, that has ...
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Mount an FTPS server to a linux directory (but get Access denied: 530 error)

Im trying to Mount FTPS to a directory but it doesn't seem to work... I can do this: lftp -p 990 user:pass@10.10.10.1 It will connect fine. But if I do this: curlftpfs 10.10.10.1:990 /mnt/test -...
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Automated backup over FTPS? What is the best software to achieve this?

I'm looking for a relatively easy to set up / maintain solution for backup to a remote location over FTPS on a Windows OS. We currently use Mozy, but would like a second backup to a server on our ...
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FTPS using Vsftp woes

I have some problems with Vstpd, and I don't know whether they are related or not. One problem is that FireFTP can't get past the directory listing phase - it just stucks there forever, no error ...
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IIS FTP 7.5 Data Channel Problem (SSL)

Hey there I wonder if anyone can get me in the right direction. I am setting up both a FTPS Client and Server, FTPS Server using Microsoft’s iis FTP 7.5. On the client side it will be running on ...
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Polling FTPS/SFTP Server with Windows Server 2012

Is it possible to securely routinely poll an external FTPS (or SFTP) server and copy/move the files locally using standard Windows Server 2012 functionality? I imagine the use of scheduler to do the ...
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Cisco ASA inspection of FTPS (FTP explicit SSL/TLS)

I'm trying to configure my Cisco ASA 5505 to open a passive port on behalf of my FTP server. Have anyone tried this when running the FTP connection encrypted (TLS/SSL) ? The FTP client log reports ...
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proFTPD with FTPS (openssl)

Have installed proFTPD from webmin and it works... Then I would like to support FTPS command line apt-get install openssl mkdir /etc/proftpd/ssl cd /etc/proftpd/ssl openssl req -x509 -nodes -days ...
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SFTP (or similar) server automated setup for group spaces

I need to build a dedicated machine which will be used to allow our clients to upload and download files in a secure manner. Each client has multiple users, and I would rather not hand out generic ...
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FTPS failing on LIST command with error;

The machine in question is running CentOS 5.7 and vsftpd-2.0.5-21.el5.x86_64. My client can connect to the server and interact with it normally over standard FTP. It can also connect via FTPS and ...
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My host doesn't support secure file transfers. I don't have root access. Do I have any options at all?

I like this host a lot, and the lack of secure file transfer is the only thing stopping me from committing to them for a new e-commerce site. I've seen a few recommendations for WebDav, but that would ...
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Virtual Hosting FTP, FTPS and SFTP

I have a need to setup an FTP server for many users to upload and download files. The users are not consistent in their chosen protocol, some use FTP, some FTPS, some SFTP. I would like to setup a ...
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proftpd tls internal connection works, external connection fails

I am trying to secure my proftpd server but I cannot see what I do wrong. My tls.conf <IfModule mod_tls.c> TLSEngine on TLSLog ...
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using ftp instead of ftps [closed]

I need to say that I'm not an expert in the web hosting and the whole networking subject and I recently had an argument with my web hosting provider regarding a FTP issue. My web hosting account is ...
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Apache proxy to FTPS

I have a CentOS 6.4 server with Apache 2.2.15. I would like to do a proxy to ftps server. Bellow you can find my configuration: <VirtualHost *:8001> DocumentRoot /var/www/html/root ...
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Unable to set up secondary IIS 7.5 FTPS server

I'm the process of setting up two IIS 7.5 FTP web sites (which are both up and running normally) both of which have FTPS set up on them. For this example: Site 1 is called foo.com. This site has it'...
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FTPS SSH Host Key after IP Address Change

I have a Secure FTP (FTPS) server that my remote sites to upload files to daily via scripted routines that run. I have had issues in the past when upgrading hardware and deploying new servers causing ...
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How to use cURL to FTPS upload to SecureTransport (hint: SITE AUTH and client certificates)

I'm trying to connect to SecureTransport 4.5.1 via FTPS using curl compiled with gnutls. You need to use --ftp-alternative-to-user "SITE AUTH" per http://curl.haxx.se/mail/lib-2006-07/0068.html Do ...
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How to automate FTPS uploads from the Windows Command Line

I'm looking for a batch script to automate the upload of MULTIPLE files at a time to an external ftps site (ftps://servername.xxxx.com).The files are located in a folder on a Windows Server 2008 ...
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Post subject: Filezilla - Failed to retrieve directory listing

I've set up a self signed certificate in FileZilla server and enabled FTP over TLS. When I connect from the client FileZilla, I am able to authenticate, 1-2 time per day i am get directory listing ... ...
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How do I configure an Azure WebJob to connect with single IP to FTPS?

I want to connect to a secure FTP server (FTPS, not SFTP) from an Azure WebJob (basically an Azure Web App instance). In order to do a secure file transfer, the same SSL session must be reused for ...
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IIS FTP server command MFMT - What versions (if any) support it?

What FTP Service versions of Microsoft Internet Information Services, if any, support the proposed (and now expired?) FTP server command extension MFMT? NOTES The proposed MFMT ("Modify Fact: ...
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Pure-ftpd 0 bytes Upload

hopefully someone will be able to shed some light on this one. We currently have a Pure-ftpd service installed on a RHEL6.5 server accepting connection from a client who drops files ever X hours. ...
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IIS 7.5 FTP over SSL is immediately rejected from domain

I'm having trouble establishing a FTP over explicit TLS connection. The server is set to require SSL. I can establish a connection from machines in the same domain. Machines in a different domain get ...
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“Illegal version” error with LFTP

The following command: lftp -c 'open -e "set ftps:initial-prot ""; \ set ftp:ssl-force true; \ set ftp:ssl-protect-data true; \ set ssl:verify-certificate no; \ nlist ; " \ -u "username","password" \ ...
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Proftpd TLSRequired resulting in “550 SSL/TLS required on the data channel” error

When setting TLSRequired to on instead of off in my proftp tls.conf, I always get a 550 SSL/TLS required on the data channel error when trying to connect. I tried it out with both filezilla and ...
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Is it fundamentally wrong to ask an FTPS client to connect on port 990/989 using explicit mode?

I have recently setup vsftpd to listen on port 990 for FTP over explicit SSL. I know from the RFCs that 990 is normally used for implicit. However, we have other FTPS servers accessed from the ...
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Wich one do you choose SFTP or FTPS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: FTP v/s SFTP v/s FTPS Hi .. I want to establish secure file transfer system. But I'm very confuse about choosing SFTP and FTP SSL. Can you give me some suggestion and ...
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Does vsftpd support Clear Command Channel (CCC)?

Does the VSFTPD server support Clear Command Channel (CCC) per RFC 2228? If it does support CCC, does it need to be enabled? Or, is it enabled with the whole FTPS suite of configuration parameters?
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How to configure FTPS in IIS 7 & IIS 7.5 using Active Directory enabled One-to-One Client Certificate mapping

FTPS in IIS 7.5 is cool. Do you know how to configure it?
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Back up contents of FTPS to local folder

I want to back up the contents of one of my servers to a local folder. The server has a FTPS service set up and running (regular FTP is not an option). I want to copy the contents of the FTP into a ...