rsync over ssl (again)
bescoto at stanford.edu
Thu Aug 22 07:07:00 EST 2002
>>>>> "PH" == Phil Howard <phil at hamal.ipal.net>
>>>>> wrote the following on Thu, 22 Aug 2002 09:37:03 -0500
PH> Fortunately things like pop3 and imap4 have secure equivalents.
PH> But I also have a need to give users the ability to upload and
PH> download their own data securely, and the only good tool to do
PH> that without granting them something that might open a shell for
PH> them is https. But for large transfers, that just does not work
PH> very well, and I think rsync would be a much better answer if
PH> the security issue can be worked out.
I've been curious about this too. Is there something wrong with sftp?
It sounds like it does what you want. It is part of the openssh
package, so it is probably secure, but I haven't heard much about it.
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