SafeTP Server on Windows NT/2000
There is a version of the server available that runs on Windows NT/2000.
SafeTP requires an existing (insecure) FTP server already be installed
on the system (because the server, like the client, is
just a proxy - it adds security to an existing FTP daemon, which
handles most of the "real" file work).
This means existing installations continue to use whatever ftpd program
is desirable as the insecure host daemon - as long as it's
listening on the IP/port that's passed in the -f switch
to sftpd, everything will work. Windows 2000 ships with one such "legacy" FTP server (Microsoft IIS). Here are some
other legacy FTP Servers for NT.
The server requires an Inetd driver program that is used to spawn a server session when clients connect.
We recommend using the free Winetd driver included in the sftpd-NT archive.
As a convenience to Hummingbird Exceed users, the
server can also be used with the Inetd program that ships with
Exceed 6.x (their inetd is also available as a separate
Incidentally, the server also operates correctly on Windows 9x (with
the Win9x version of Hummingbird Inetd 6.x), but this is not recommended for more
than personal use because Windows 9x is inherently an insecure OS.
Includes sftpd v1.46 and winetd v0.2, released 11/27/2000
Documentation for Server on NT:
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