Package:Vsftpd

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net-ftp/vsftpd


Source Repository:Gentoo Portage Tree

Summary: Very Secure FTP Daemon written with speed, size and security in mind.


Vsftpd

vsftpd is a major FTP server.

Installation

Install net-ftp/vsftpd:

# emerge vsftpd

Configuration

64-bit Kernels

/etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf: 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd work around
seccomp_sandbox=NO

See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=845980

Anonymous read access

/etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf
listen=YES
local_enable=NO
anonymous_enable=YES
write_enable=NO
anon_root=/home/ftp

Anonymous read/write access

Warning

dangerous, do not do this unless behind a firewall and kept intranet only

# chown ftp /home/ftp
/etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf
listen=YES
local_enable=NO
anonymous_enable=YES
anon_upload_enable=YES
write_enable=YES
anon_mkdir_write_enable=YES
anon_root=/home/ftp

Init

To start vsftpd immediately:

# /etc/init.d/vsftpd start

To start vsftpd at boot:

# rc-update add vsftpd default