> I like ssh, but if you use FTP + pgp, anyone can download & decrypt.
> With ssh, Mac users, VMS users, IBM mainframe users, fidonet users,
> and the like are all out of luck.
If You are trying to set up an ftp server for many people, then this
is a better solution. The original question reffered to transfer within
a company though.
> If you use scp, you get link encryption, but not file encryption,
> which may be more important. Are you trying to let anyone download
> your files, and only those who give you money read what they've
This would be a nice idea to charge for information supplied over Internet.
Here in Stuttgart we use secure shell for administrative logins and file
transfers across the campus network, which is considered insecure.
> Bernd Lehle - Stuttgart University Computer Center * A supercomputer <
> Visualization / Security / Astrophysics * is a machine <
> lehle @
de Tel:+49-711-685-5531 * that runs an <
> http://www.tat.physik.uni-tuebingen.de/~lehle * endless loop <
> pgp? -> finger bernd @
de * in 2 seconds <