[OS X TeX] Web hosting etc

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Sun Oct 7 10:25:02 EDT 2007

Robert Bruner wrote:
> We never did figure out why she could successfully sftp and we
> couldn't.  I have two hypothese:
> 1. There's a firewall or something in the way and she was testing from
> behind it, so never saw the problem we experienced.  The fact that we
> could connect to the sftp server but couldn't establish our identity
> makes me disbelieve this one.
> 2. Despite repeated attempts we never had the correct userid/password
> pair, perhaps because of encoding problems.  I can't fathom this one
> either really.

You can try to get more information about the precise point of failure 
by running "sftp -v" on your side, and by looking at the file 
/var/log/secure.log (if it's MacOSX, or something similar on other unix 
systems) on the server side.


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