ftp over ssl or ftps://..
Im trying to use ftp over ssl, that is, ftps. For that I installed an
rpm package of vsftpd and then made the following changes to
1) Now when I use a ftp client like smartFTP from windows using the
option FTP over SSL explicit, It connects to the vsftpd server on my
2) but when I type the url ftp://192.168.10.240 (IE or Firefox) of my
linux box, it asks me for the username and pass which I give..
3) after which it gives me an error that non anonymous sessions must
Im lost....Please advise where is the error..
I want that by typing
I should be able to trafer data securely..
I would like to add that I created the certificate (pem file) and then stripped the certificate from all its text to keep only the -CERTIFICATE- section by doing...
#openssl x509 -in vsftpd.pem -out cacert.crt
I then scp'd the cacert.crt to a windows machine. Right clicked the cacert.crt on windows desktop and installed it using the wizard, but still I get the same error message..
login denied: non anonymous sessions must be encrypted...
I have never really setup ftps before so I can't really help you. However, why not use scp? For your clients, tell them to install winscp and then they're good to go.
I don't believe that IE and Firefox support ftps.
Matir...Ill have to check on the support n get back...
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