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ftps with lftp

lftp support ftps (different from sftp). ftps is ftp over an explicit TLS (SSL) connection. We’ve seen a few sites running MS IIS that require ftps and getting lftp to work has been tricky. To make it work verify that your lftp build has gnutls support compiled in with:

This build does not:

Here’s one that does:

Once you have have TLS support in your lftp build then you can put a file with something like this:

The option sets are critical as lftp wants to do “PROT C” by default but Windows wants to see “PROT P”.