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How to install FTP server in linux


Configuring vsftpd

vsftpd is the package to install ftp server in linux.
to install vsftpd:

  • using apk:   apk add vsftpd
  • using rpm:
  • using apt ( ubuntu): sudo apt get install vsftpd
  to configure ftp:
vi /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf


any user defined in /etc/passwd will be able to login with their relevant passwords.

to emable  write access to the ftp server

allow anonymous FTP access

To restart FTP and load the new configuratrion:
/etc/init.d/vsftpd restart

 Getting 500 OOPS child died Error?
This error may appear if you are running vsftpd version 3.0.2.
Add this following line to  /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf to fix this issue:

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