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Re: [suse-security] safety with scp



piet wrote:

> Good morning group,
>
> I want to access my server(home based SuSE-box) through the Internet
> so I can upload images with winscp from my XP-laptop.
> Is it safe to just open port 22 for the external world,
> or do I need extra safety measures?
> regards,
> piet

Hi Piet,

also take a look at scponly and use this as a shell for your
upload-user. It locks the remote user into a chroot-environment, so the
damage that the remote-user can do is limited.

Greetings,

Ralf

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