FTP Authentication Using DSA

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (cat WG)
Authors Peter Yee  , Russ Housley  , William Nace 
Last updated 1999-12-06
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This document defines a method to secure file transfers using the FTP specification RFC 959,'FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL (FTP)' (October 1985) and RFC 2228 'FTP Security Extensions' (October 1997) [1]. This method will use the extensions proposed in the 'FTP Security Extensions' along with a public/private digital signature.


Peter Yee (yee@spyrus.com)
Russ Housley (housley@vigilsec.com)
William Nace (wanace@missi.ncsc.mil)

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