Install vsftpd in ubuntu|debian |linuxMint

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vsftpd, which stands for “Very Secure FTP Daemon”, is an FTP server for Unix-like systems, including Linux. It is licensed under the GNU General Public License. It supports IPv6 and SSL. Since version 2.0.7 vsftpd supports explicit and implicit FTPS.

 

 

Features

Despite being small for purposes of speed and security, many more complicated FTP setups are achievable with vsftpd! By no means an exclusive list, vsftpd will handle:

  • Virtual IP configurations
  • Virtual users
  • Standalone or inetd operation
  • Powerful per-user configurability
  • Bandwidth throttling
  • Per-source-IP configurability
  • Per-source-IP limits
  • IPv6
  • Encryption support through SSL integration
  • and more ………………..


vsftpd is the default FTP server in some Linux distributions.


this installation should be working for al debian based distribution or Debian , or mint ..

install vsftpd with this command:

 $sudo  apt-get  install  vsftpd 

Change the setting as the following.

# If you allow anonymous login then

anonymous_enable=YES

# If you do not allow anonymous login then
#anonymous_enable=NO

local_enable=YES
write_enable=YES

# Users are allowed to walk around at his directory only

chroot_local_user=YES

Restart vsFTPd.

sudo /etc/init.d/vsftpd restart

Now connect to the ftp server host via the command line .

$ftp   ip-adress or  hostname


of via ftp gui client

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