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SSL/TLS (10 posts)

  • Started 9 years ago by davedit
  • Latest reply 8 years ago from Scott McGuire
  • davedit Member

    I was wondering if you guys were still planning to implement SSL/TLS? Jim had mentioned wanting to back in 2003, so I was curious. Thanks.

    Posted 9 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Yes, that's still on the list. But we don't have an expected completion date to announce.

    Is there a particular SSL FTP server or service provider that you'd want to connect to?

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 9 years ago #

  • davedit Member

    Not in particlar, I was just curious because a friend was asking about FTP clients that supported SSL/TLS. Thanks for the info.

    Posted 9 years ago #

  • Lawrence Decker Member

    With Fetch 4.0.1, I used to be able to access the PWP web page of a client who uses AT&T Worldnet. In order to do this I had to connected to his site server via dialup after configuring my computer as though I was the client.

    AT&T Worldnet now allows SSL access from any computer/location. So this is one FTP server that would require SSL. To proceed with the clients requested site changes I have installed another FTP client which does support SSL/TLS.

    I would be interested in Fetch again when it does support SSL/TLS.

    Larry

    Originally posted by JimMatthews:

    Yes, that's still on the list. But we don't have an expected completion date to announce.

    Is there a particular SSL FTP server or service provider that you'd want to connect to?

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 8 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi Larry,

    Thanks for the feedback, and we're sorry you can't use Fetch at this time. We are considering adding SSL support for future versions.

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 8 years ago #

  • Lawrence Decker Member

    Originally posted by ScottMcGuire:

    Hi Larry,

    Thanks for the feedback, and we're sorry you can't use Fetch at this time. We are considering adding SSL support for future versions.

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    I could be interested in using Fetch since the upgrade costs from 4.0.1(registered) to 5.0.x would be less than the cost to register the other product which does currently support SSL. Is there any possibility that you are close to adding this feature? I may be interested in beta testing, if appropriate. I would need to know soon, as the other product has a registration deadline. I will update my profile to provide contact info.

    Larry

    Posted 8 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    We don't have a date to announce for that feature, so I would not expect it in the immediate future.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 8 years ago #

  • Bill.Robertson Member

    Any update on when SSL/TLS will be included?

    We are required to use encrypted ftp sessions, and our mainframe server is set up only to accept ssl/tls.

    Posted 8 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi,

    Sorry, we still don't have a date, but adding SSL/TLS support is a high priority for us.

    Thanks for the feedback,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 8 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi Bill,

    As a followup to your question, UC Berkeley has developed a package called "Connect to FTPS" that allows Macintosh users to use Fetch to transfer files to and from secure (FTPS, aka FTP over SSL/TLS) servers (the Berkeley mainframe, like yours, requires SSL FTP connections).

    They make it available to the general public, and it can be configured to work with servers other than Berkeley. While this isn't an officially supported Fetch product, you may find that it does what you need. You can download it, and find instructions on using it, from here:

    http://software.berkeley.edu/mac/connect-to-ftps/current/

    Best,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 8 years ago #

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