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#1 ifhope

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 12:30 AM

Kindly tell me which linux FTP Server is best in respect to security and functions / features wise... thx

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 01:37 AM

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 03:38 AM

I always use proftpd, haven't seen many vulnerabilties for it..
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#4 MsMittens

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 03:39 AM

The best one I've seen with the fewest vulnerabilities is VSFTPd. Secure and fast in the tests I've done in wargames and on our wargame server.

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 04:45 AM

i think Glftpd was good and they have admin tool for use in win!

http://www.glftpd.at/ <--- homepage

http://www.glftpd.at...download&cid=44 <-- admin monitors

http://www.glftpd.at...=titleA&show=10 <--- glftpd versions

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 08:51 AM

i think Glftpd was good and they have admin tool for use in win!

http://www.glftpd.at/ <--- homepage

http://www.glftpd.at...download&cid=44 <-- admin monitors

http://www.glftpd.at...=titleA&show=10 <--- glftpd versions

Yeah I use that one also. I really like the windows admin tool.

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 09:53 AM

Personally i'm using ProFtpd, coz I have plugins i Need with ProFtpd and it's stable !

#8 fuze

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 11:45 AM

VSFTPd seems to be pretty convincing compared to the others mentioned here.

#9 ifhope

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Posted 23 March 2004 - 05:00 AM

thx... this seem to be the way going to proftpd

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Posted 02 April 2004 - 08:57 AM

i use ftp4all .. since you dont have to be root for it or openftpd =]

#11 migo

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Posted 05 April 2004 - 06:14 AM

proftpd 1.2.9 is stable now and is not vulnerable ,
but i think it will not exist soon

#12 strohunter

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Posted 05 April 2004 - 06:54 AM

i like pureftpd

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Posted 09 April 2004 - 03:52 AM

Apart from an apparent lack of vulns...also choose a ftp server that doesn't need root prievlige to run (installing it will require root prievlige but ftp servers can *drop* their prievlige). Also choose a FTP server that can be run within a chroot jail environment..u'll find shell scripts that enable u to run ftp servers in a chroot environment. Running the ftpserver in a chroot environment will make things harder for the attacker even if he does manage to exploit the server even after a new exploit comes up. Of course nothing is fool proof...but still no harm in trying.

#14 fre4k

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Posted 09 April 2004 - 05:52 AM

here you can download ProFtpd

http://www.proftpd.de/15.0.html

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Posted 16 April 2004 - 08:31 PM

Used to use proftpd now I'm using pure-ftpd it's supposed to be faster (taking less memory) and supposed to have about zero exploit (that's just what I heard)





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