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Date:      Thu, 12 Apr 2012 06:53:36 +0100
From:      "Dave B" <dave@g8kbv.demon.co.uk>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FTP oddness, over SSH session.
Message-ID:  <4F866DE0.14587.F46D1@dave.g8kbv.demon.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <201204111454.54957.jmc-freebsd2@milibyte.co.uk>
References:  <4F857029.25481.F2968A@dave.g8kbv.demon.co.uk>, <201204111454.54957.jmc-freebsd2@milibyte.co.uk>

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On 11 Apr 2012 at 14:54, Mike Clarke wrote:

> On Wednesday 11 April 2012, Dave B wrote:
> 
> > I just found however, that though I can reliably send a file to the
> > FTP server and it get's saved just fine, that's not true when
> > connecting this way using a SSH tunnel.
> 
> Would it not be simpler just to use sftp directly rather than
> tunnelling ftp through ssh?
> 
> -- 
> Mike Clarke

Hi, ordinarily perhaps yes, if I could only figure out how to set it up 
on the FreeBSD box.  As always, the "Manuals" though no doubt correct and 
complete as a "reference", are no good to people who don't already know 
"How To" do it.

Originally, the FTP was purely for other machines at home to periodicaly 
dump data for some pages of the small website it also hosts.  There was 
(is) no need for SFTP for that, as all the machines are in the same room 
at home.

Thanks for the reply.

Dave B.

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