FTP server enabled as SP

Koorosh Vakhshoori kvakhshoori at gmail.com
Wed May 14 19:31:20 EDT 2014

Thanks Peter, I will look into filesender.


On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 2:04 AM, Peter Schober
<peter.schober at univie.ac.at>wrote:

> * Koorosh Vakhshoori <kvakhshoori at gmail.com> [2014-05-10 07:53]:
> > Our use case is to offer file downloads to users once they have been
> > authenticated and authorized. Is HTTP the only viable option here or are
> > there others? Have you had such a need and if so what was your solution?
> Downloading files off webservers is the norm today, so why bother?
> If people look for alternatives it's usually for file upload (or
> sync-and-share) and WebDAV is often looked at, not FTP. But of course
> no WebDAV server or client supports SAML today either (though some
> would like to change that for constrained deployments).
> And with HTML5 and the File API fast uploads and aborting/resuming of
> uploads of even TB-sized files is possible today with modern web
> browsers, as showcased in e.g. http://filesender.org/
> -peter
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