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Configuration

  • Edit /etc/vsftpd.conf .
  • This default configuration file is well-commented.
  • For more options:
man vsftpd.conf

Start from inetd

  • Take a look at this.
  • Edit /etc/inetd.conf
  • Uncomment
#ftp     stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/sbin/tcpd  vsftpd                                                        

to

ftp     stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/sbin/tcpd  vsftpd    
  • If the proftpd line is active, comment it.
  • Start inetd
  • Be sure that in /etc/vsftpd.conf you have:
 listen=NO

Start as standalone

  • Edit /etc/vsftpd.conf
  • Change
listen=NO

to

listen=YES
  • Run vsftpd
vsftpd
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