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Re: [gftp] SSL - SSH - How?
I also just thought of this...
Can you use the command line to ssh to your server?
On Fri, 2006-10-13 at 19:03 -0700, Jack Heller wrote:
> Hello Ken,
> Thanks for the reply. No, the gftp is running under Kubuntu. I am using
> ethernet to the linux box. Connection to websites and e-mail performs OK
> using Kmail and the KDE browser or Firefox. Kmail is the only success with
> this Kubuntu. The Evolution and Thunderbird do not connect to the server. I
> did a lot of tweaking before the success with Kmail. Kmail is good enough.
> The problem is the server I want to get into requires a certificate (codes)
> to get past the SSL. The two Windows programs I have found that generate the
> certificate work OK. Filezilla, which is free from Source Forge download
> works very smoothly.
> So ... All the research I have done has not uncovered a simple way to
> generate the certificate under Linux plus deal with the SSL.
> Any suggestions are appreciated.
> Thanks again, Jack
> On Friday 13 October 2006 18:21, Ken Hill wrote:
> > It may be an issue with your network card. Are you using 'gftp' on a MS
> > Windows box? If you are, then I did not know this was possible. I use
> > 'gftp' on Ubuntu with no problems on all IP connections (i.e, ethernet
> > or wireless card).
> > On Fri, 2006-10-13 at 18:13 -0700, Jack Heller wrote:
> > > Hello All,
> > > Only been a few hours since the original post (and please excuse the
> > > double post.) I have not found "the" answer to my questions, but tried a
> > > different Windows program, FileZilla. And it is very good (as Windows
> > > software goes.) I managed to get all the files downloaded to my XP laptop
> > > and will be able to update them either on that machine or on the Kubuntu
> > > box.
> > >
> > > Problem was a loss of the local files when Fedora crashed a few weeks
> > > back. Long story. Switched to Kubuntu. Way advanced over "Brand X."
> > >
> > > But . . . I still need the gftp help when some kind soul can do this for
> > > me.
> > >
> > > Thanks again in advance, Jack
> > >
> > > On Friday 13 October 2006 13:27, Jack Heller wrote:
> > > > Hello,
> > > > I have been scratching my head for several days over this issue. I
> > > > have a website on ATT Worldnet and can' talk to it since I upgraded to
> > > > high speed DSL connection. Dial up used to work OK with gftp. Now it
> > > > refuses connect from an "unsecure" user.
> > > > I have read many FAQs with seemingly vague statements, but no answer I
> > > > can apply. I prefer to use the gftp as it is user friendly in every
> > > > other way. To experiment, I used a Windows program, Smart FTP, and it
> > > > has an automatic Certificate generator which seemed to be a plus but
> > > > found there was still a problem in that I needed to set the connect
> > > > protocol to FTP over SSL (Implicit)
> > > > Did that and it made connect and I could view files. Downloading was
> > > > clumsy, but I learned two things.
> > > > I need to generate a certificate for gftp and to emulate "SSL
> > > > Implicit"
> > > >
> > > > So . . . Please help . . . Thanks in advance, Jack
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