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  • Started 9 years ago by buddy
  • Latest reply 9 years ago from buddy
  • buddy Member

    I wonder if you guys can help me
    It just happened today, when I tried to connect to all of my website's servers, there's a warning message that says,"If you do not disconnect, your password will be sent over the network insecurely. This allows your password to be captured in transit by attackers."
    I just installed php & mysql on my OSX... do you think this caused the problem?

    Thanks

    Posted 9 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    If this wasn't happening before it's likely that some update to the servers triggered the change. Do you see the message in a text window, or in a dialog box that appears (with buttons to say whether you want to disconnect)?

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 9 years ago #

  • buddy Member

    yes, there are 2 options on the dialog box: to ignore the message and connect or to disconnect. I own 3 websites and the same message appeared everytime I want to connect to the server.

    Posted 9 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    You can turn off that warning in the Security section of Fetch Preferences. The vulnerability that the message is talking about is part of the FTP protocol. It started showing up because Fetch mistakenly thought that your servers supported a security system (Kerberos) that avoids this vulnerability.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 9 years ago #

  • buddy Member

    Problem solved..
    Thanks a bunch..!

    Posted 9 years ago #

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