Technology. When it works, it's great. Amazing things can be done with technology. When it fails, though, it becomes a frustrating time sucking monster.
Last blog post I mentioned that you should never store passwords in plain text on a server. Actually, you shouldn't store passwords in plain text on any computer, including servers.
If you're writing a network server like I am with ZitaFTP, then you may be tempted to create a custom encryption algorithm to store some data.
There's no ZitaFTP Server release this week, because last week I was busy paying down some technical debt instead of making progress.
A few months ago I started having trouble where ZitaFTP Server sometimes wouldn't be able to bind to its data ports. The error was confusing: "permission denied."
At least two people felt the need to explain the difference between FTPS & SFTP to me in detail after I released ZitaFTP Server.
Kea Sigma Delta had its 10th birthday just over a week ago (14 November). I wish I could say that it's been a resounding success, but business and entrepreneurship aren't...
I have a new ZitaFTP Server update for you. This one has a major new feature that's almost invisible (and that's by design). The new feature is: countermeasures against password cracking.
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