[Techtalk] sharing files - ssh and ftp

Hamster hamster at hamsternet.org
Fri May 2 22:58:08 EST 2003

> Some of these users/friends that will access my linux
> server are not in the same state as me, i.e. more than
> 3000miles. so I was just thinking that SAMBA would be
> slow and I read that NFS was super slow protocol so
> should only be used on local lan. Therefore, I thought
> I should set up an SSH server or an FTP server.

Oh right! The original mail never mentioned this was over a WAN! In which
case neither samba nor nfs are suitable.

Then perhaps if a login shell is required, go for SSH, if not explore the
ftp options.


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