[Lvlug] Re: Good Win32 FTP Server?
rhkramer at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 08:34:22 EDT 2005
On Thursday 15 September 2005 08:29 am, Randy Kramer wrote:
> And, I wouldn't give up on the free solution to soon in any case--any
> chance of installing a (free, i.e., old) 2nd (free, open source) ftp server
> in a "closet", divide the ftp load, and keep statistics--how many files
> served by each, how much downtime on each, ...
> Or even (with the two computer approach), something that has the Windows
> FTP server handle all incoming requests, but with a (visible) failover for
> when something goes wrong:
> "The Windows server cannot handle that request at this time, request being
> forwarded to the Debian (or whatever) (backup) server."
> just some thoughts, but don't do anything to get yourself fired
PS: With the backup server approach, I might not even attempt to hide it--just
say you were concerned about the Windows system, you put this in (at no cost
(if true)), for backup. If it turns out to have been needed, you're golden,
if not, you just take it out--in either case you've done something (at no
cost) in the best interests of your employer.
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