XML Signature / Canonicalization Bug in Widely Used Software

Chilkat has found what it believes to be a bug in the internal XML canonicalization functionality in some other software systems. Chilkat’s XML canonicalization is correct, whereas some other established implementations are incorrect. Chilkat is adding a Behavior in v9.5.0.79 to allow for the bug to be reproduced so that XML signatures produced by Chilkat are compatible with these particular […]

Downloading Super-Huge Files via FTP, SFTP, Http, etc.

It seems that more and more nowadays, Chilkat has customers needing to download gigantic files (many Gigabytes) using various protocols such as SFTP, FTP, or HTTP. These downloads can take a long time, even with a very good transfer rate. The longer the download time, the higher the probability that something goes wrong: network congestion, connectivity issues, server problems, etc. […]

Updating SSH Server (sshd) on MacOSX to require both password and public key authentication…

To update the sshd on macosx to require both password and public-key authentication, do the following… Go to /etc/ssh Edit sshd_config and add the following line: AuthenticationMethods publickey,password If the PasswordAuthentication line exists, make sure it is commented out: #PasswordAuthentication yes Restart the server by running these two commands: sudo launchctl unload /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ssh.plist sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ssh.plist