Re: ftpd site exec
From: QNils_O=2E_Sel=E5sdal=22?= (NOS_at_Utel.no)
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 11:03:46 +0100
Juergen Saala wrote:
> Hi Kurt,
> thanks for your advice!
> I'd like to explain why we use 'site exec'.
> We have an IBM AS/400 that connects to an Linux ftp server in our LAN. We
> consider our LAN as secure. The AS/400 transmits files and executes an
> command with 'site exec'. Then the linux server converts the files and
> transmits them to ftp sites in the internet and returns the result code to
> the ftp-client on the AS/400.
> A work around would be to use remote shell or ssh to execute commands on the
> linux machine. But with an AS/400 it's not that simple and all existing
> 'scripts' on the AS/400 have to be changed.
> Well, it has to be done.
wu-ftpd has this.