[stunnel-users] ftp to sftp

Michael Renner michael.renner at gmx.de
Sat Jan 17 15:51:44 CET 2009

On Friday 16 January 2009, aaa aaa wrote:
> Hello,


> I am using last edition of stunnel. I would like to use my favourite ftp
> client and connect to sftp. But my ftp clinet don't allow this so I would
> like to use stunnel if possible. How should I configure stunnel to do this
> (ports etc.)? I am a newbie with stunnel but I am using it for sending
> email for several weeks and everything works well. So I hope it is possible
> to use it for sftp too.

there are 2 'save' ftp enhancement: sftp and ftps. While 'sftp' means 'ftp 
over ssh' stand 'ftps' for 'ftp over ssl'.
So stunnel is the wrong tool if you have to use ftps.
Please check http://www.stunnel.org/examples/ftp.html for more information 
about stunnel and ftp.

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