Data Access

Date Last Updated
January 15th, 2021
Document Description

At the end of 2020, PPS anticipates that it will replace the current FTP access to its Production data archive with FTPS and HTTPS access. In choosing between FTPS and HTTPS, select HTTPS in situations where firewall restrictions prevent FTPS access.

Date Last Updated
January 15th, 2021
Document Description

NASA information security management authorities mandated that continued use of the File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
should not be allowed, even when used to provide access to publicly-available, non-sensitive information. This decision
was made because FTP login credentials are sent in clear text. For this reason, they mandated that all FTP sites either
convert to some form of encrypted login mechanism or be shut down. PPS determined, after reviewing available

File Downloads
Date Last Updated
January 15th, 2021
Document Description

At the end of 2020, PPS anticipates that it will replace the current FTP access to its Production data archive with FTPS and HTTPS access. In choosing between FTPS and HTTPS, select HTTPS in situations where firewall restrictions prevent FTPS access.

Date Last Updated
January 15th, 2021
Document Description

NASA information security management authorities mandated that continued use of the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) should not be allowed, even when used to provide access to publicly-available, non-sensitive information. This decision was made because FTP login credentials are sent in clear text. For this reason, they mandated that all FTP sites either convert to some form of encrypted login mechanism or be shut down.