Re: [dev] upload via html?

From: Thorsten Glaser <>
Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 23:50:38 +0000 (UTC)

Nicolas Braud-Santoni dixit:

>Well, SFTP requires you to create a user account. (I'm aware that it may
>not be one with which you can SSH in).
>Some people might not want this.

If someone does not have a user account on your site, they
have no business uploading large files either.

If you’re on GNU/Linux: nss_pgsql exists. You can easily
provision those user accounts from some web application.
Then use an anoncvssh-style shell to only permit SFTP
and rsync (and possibly cvs, svn, git, etc.) and you’re

Professional users will thank you for allowing rsync, and
DAUs can just use sftp:// URLs in Konqueror or krusader.
Or WinSCP… or zaSFTP on Windows Mobile.

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