[Zope-CVS] CVS: Packages/SFTPGateway/doc - README.txt:1.6
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fred at zope.com
Fri Dec 19 20:43:28 EST 2003
Update of /cvs-repository/Packages/SFTPGateway/doc
In directory cvs.zope.org:/tmp/cvs-serv23256
checkpoint some elaborations in the configuraiton docs
=== Packages/SFTPGateway/doc/README.txt 1.5 => 1.6 ===
--- Packages/SFTPGateway/doc/README.txt:1.5 Fri Dec 19 17:54:13 2003
+++ Packages/SFTPGateway/doc/README.txt Fri Dec 19 20:43:27 2003
@@ -66,6 +66,14 @@
Configuring SFTP Gateway
+**SFTP Gateway** is a stand-alone SFTP server; it is not integrated
+with other servers at all. In particular, it is not a replacement for
+the OpenSSH **sftp-server** component. This necessitates some care in
+setting configuring the server and clients. None of this is
+particularly difficult, but you need to be aware of the issues.
+XXX more is needed here
The **SFTP Gateway** uses a configuration file to specify a handful of
settings that control it's operation. The software's **etc/**
directory contains a sample configuraion file named **sample.conf**.
@@ -81,6 +89,9 @@
port is omitted, port 22 is used. If the hostname is omitted, all
addresses handled by the system are used.
+ If a low-numbered port is used, the gateway will need to run as
+ ``root`` in order to bind the port.
# This specifies both the hostname and port the SFTP server
@@ -129,12 +140,15 @@
This is the path name of the private key file to use for incoming
SSH2 connections. If other SSH services are running on the system
(such as the **sshd** server from OpenSSH), this should point to the
- same host key used by those services.
+ same host key used by those services. The gateway will need to run
+ as a user with permission to read this key file.
Only one key can be specified at this time.
+ # This points to an OpenSSH private key:
@@ -156,6 +170,8 @@
+ # This points to an OpenSSH public key:
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