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Using FTPS wihout certificates.

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Posted: 07/15/2009 10:57:16
by Paul Schneider (Standard support level)
Joined: 11/10/2008
Posts: 10

What is required when using FTPS without a certificate (not needed in order to connectt). In VB.NET it seems as though all we sould need to do is set FTPS.CertStorage = Nothing. Correct. Has anyone tried this?

Posted: 07/15/2009 11:40:18
by Ken Ivanov (EldoS Corp.)

Would you be so kind to clarify what exactly do you mean by "using FTPS without a certificate"? Server-side certificate is always used when connecting via SSL/TLS protocols (which FTPS utilizes on a confidentiality layer). Client authentication is optional and should be enabled by setting ClientCertStorage property or handling the OnCertificateNeededEx event.



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