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RE: File transfer without end

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Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 19:02:37 +0200

I am not sure about libcurl,

the C function setsockopt with SO_KEEPALIVE could work.
or change to a different protocol.

good reasons for that are:
 Security the password is sent unencrypted through the network.
 Firewalls (two channel/multichannel protocols in general have trouble
 during long transfers)

ftps (ftp over ssl) is not really an option because of the same firewalls
the firewall looks into the controlstream to lookup what extra ports
to open and with ftps that stream should be encrypted.

maybe use https post/put or scp for this kind of transfers.

Kind regards,

Nico Baggus
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Received on 2006-09-12