[linux] Linux/Redhat/Dreamweaver question
Mark L. Chang
mlchang at u.washington.edu
Tue Jul 8 14:43:06 PDT 2003
On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 12:20:04PM -0700 or thereabouts, Jesse Weigert wrote:
> First, you need to be able to ssh into a shell on that box. I've had
> strange problems with menu systems, etc.
> Second, use the Uwick kit to set up a tunnel for FTP. Just forward port
> 2100 on the local computer to port 21 on "localhost". Then set up
> dreamweaver to connect to localhost:2100. Remember, this will only encrypt
> your login across the secure shell. The file transfer will be unencrypted.
1) some boxen do not have ftp running at all, just sftp. for this to
work with something like dreamweaver (which supports only ftp, not
sftp), you need an ftp to sftp bridge. get that here:
in mindterm. it's a java app, and it works also as an ftp-sftp
bridge. just check the docs and you'll see how it works. google for
2) if you tunnel, all traffic is encrypted over the link. once it hits
the other side though, it gets unencrypted between the ssh daemon and
the ftp daemon.
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