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Re: [Savannah-users] Re: Replacing FTP queue with SFTP?

From: Andreas K. Foerster
Subject: Re: [Savannah-users] Re: Replacing FTP queue with SFTP?
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2006 17:30:07 +0100 (MET)
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Am Freitag, dem 03. Nov 2006 schrieb Sylvain Beucler:


Unfortunately there does no exist - 
I mean the abbreviation dl for nongnu.

> On Fri, Nov 03, 2006 at 04:44:54AM +0100, Andreas K. Foerster wrote:
> > > It will be troublesome to keep both the old FTP queue
> > > system and SFTP at the same time though.
> >
> > Why? Is there any connection?
> Yes: files uploaded via the queue are owned by the queue daemon, as
> well as directories created with a queue directive. This can lead to
> situations where you cannot use SFTP to remove files uploaded via the
> FTP queue.

That's not true, sorry.
Removing files doesn't depend on the privileges of the file, but only 
on the privileges of the directory.

I have tested it on my download area and it worked.

> The daemon was checked in this regard, but the general
> security model doesn't feel good.

Okay, that's a reason.

So to make it clear again: I also think, it is a good idea.


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