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by blueblast88
Thu Oct 01, 2015 9:59 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Wondering how to tackle this
Replies: 6
Views: 834

Re: Wondering how to tackle this

Hard to know what is best without more info, [what are the capabilities of the devices sending data?]. Neither FTP nor HTTP are secure. You could use HTTPS, but that involves faffing around with certificates etc. Why not use ssh? Set up ssh on a non-standard port [exposing the standard port on the ...
by blueblast88
Thu Oct 01, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Wondering how to tackle this
Replies: 6
Views: 834

Re: Wondering how to tackle this

You can run that in ten lines of python. https://docs.python.org/3/library/http.server.html It'll even run out of the box from the command line: python -m http.server --cgi 8000 which is ZERO lines of code. Thanks! I am not home to try this right now however I will let you know how it goes! Also: H...
by blueblast88
Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:19 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Wondering how to tackle this
Replies: 6
Views: 834

Wondering how to tackle this

My friend and I have been given the task to make a server that needs to be available on the internet to receive either: A string of text, Or a .txt File. However, I need this thing to be secure, fast acting, and very reliable. I was wondering if I should use the Pi as an FTP server or use some sort ...

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