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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 185523 26-Nov-2015 10:56
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I've just set up a home FreeNAS server ( and want to allow access to some files to be download via the internet.


I expect that most access will be from windows machines without without Putty or other SSH clients installed.


To make it easy as possible for others to access I was considering just enabling FTP - is this going to cause huge security issues? What else should I consider instead?


If I enabled write access as well as read access would this make it significantly less secure?



I had an SSH port open for one day and was amazed at the scaning in the logs


Bit of newbie with this so any advice welcome. Thanks


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  Reply # 1438086 30-Nov-2015 19:50
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I think you can install OwnCloud on FreeNas either via plugin or manually in a jail.


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  Reply # 1438088 30-Nov-2015 19:54
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SSH enabled with only private key support. People can scan all day long and it won't matter. :)

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