#1 Replace ftp with scp

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2006-09-23
2006-09-23
Ralph Navarro
No

This is a feature request for replacing ftp with scp.
FTP is not a secure transport mechanism over public
networks. Passwords and data are passed unencrypted
and can be viewed by any network sniffer (like tcpdump
or ethereal, reference
http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1024466&admit=-682735245+1159017833051+28353475\).

On the other hand, SCP (which uses ssh) is secure.

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