Perhaps.... but using client-side certificates in FTPS to replace passwords is even more involved than digital keys in sftp! So, sftp is still easier to set up.

I suppose if you compare password authentication with ftps against digital key authentication with sftp, then ftps might be easier. (Assuming you have a network where it'll work at all.) But... that's not really comparing apples to apples, is it?


On 6/30/2011 12:39 PM, David Gibbs wrote:
On 6/30/2011 12:31 PM, Scott Klement wrote:
whereas sftp _just_works_.

sftp works quite simply in it's most basic form ... but, if you want
to increase the security level, you will have to disable password
authentication and got with private key ... that gets a bit more
involved.

david



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