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There are commands you need to use even before authenticating and you may need to get a help with them. Obviously the USER, PASS and AUTH (for TLS). But for example also HOST (RFC 7151). Which FileZilla Server does not support though. Even if you use GUI FTP client, so that you do not care about help, the client may need to know what commands the server ...
Yes that is perfectly normal. protocol does not force authentication in first place. even anonymous authentication is not required. Actually most of ftp servers are only for serving files. you should not consider that as a security flaw. you can try that with any ftp server out there. I don't think it's preventable.
It might be better to try persuade it not to write them in the first place... Open Terminal. Execute this command: defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores true Either restart the computer or log out and back in to the user account. From Mac OS X v10.4 and later: How to prevent .DS_Store file creation over network connections ...
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