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Linux: FTP server setup

Linux: FTP server setup

Sometimes we might need to setup an FTP server (for example for our client/co-worker to upload some large files). It is quick and easy. 1. Login as a root (su – root under Debian, sudo su – root under Ubuntu etc. ). Type: apt-get install proftpd  or  yum install proftpd  (under Fedora/CentOS) 2. Edit file /etc/shells (I use nano) and add /bin/false nano /etc/shells 3. Add user ftp.

4. Make home dir for ftp user and set premissions.

5. Optional: create  download & upload dir under…

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