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How to FTP root login?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by listenmirndt, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. listenmirndt

    listenmirndt Member

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    I want to log into my server with root access (so I can navigate all files on the server)... I have seen this done before, but not sure how to do it,

    thanks!
    -Arron
     
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    mitul Well-Known Member

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    Which FTP server are you using. It is not recommended to enable ftp for root users as it transfers password in plain text suring authentication.

    Regards,
     
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    Logging in as root to a ftp server is a bad idea. Use SCP/SFTP, there's a great Windows program called WinSCP you can use for this purpose.
     
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    Another great program is FileZilla, connecting via SFTP for root user.
     
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    jayh38 Well-Known Member

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    winscp is excellent and free
     
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