[CentOS] wu-ftpd, proftpd, or vsftpd!

Sun Apr 30 22:29:52 UTC 2006
Steven Vishoot <sir_funzone at yahoo.com>

--- Chris Peikert <c.peikert at co.matagorda.tx.us>

> I found the FTP chapter under Redhat Enterprise 4
> for Dummies to be very 
> helpful in setting up an FTP server. It uses vsftp
> in the book. I was able 
> to set it up in no time. And I am the Newb from hell
> so if I can do it 
> anyone can.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "John Pierce" <john.j35 at gmail.com>
> To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
> Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2006 12:57 PM
> Subject: [CentOS] wu-ftpd, proftpd, or vsftpd!
> I have tried to configure an ftp server on one of my
> machines, I want
> to all authenticated users to be able to upload
> files to the apache
> web root /var/www/html.  This machine is behind a
> firewall/router and
> will not be exposed to the outside world.  I want to
> know if someone
> can point me to a good tutorial on setting up one of
> these servers, I
> have read the man pages and googled for possible
> configurations and I
> still have not been successfull.  I can log in as my
> normal user and
> see my home folder, but cannot upload to the web
> root.
> John
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Well, Setting up the ftp server is the easy part. Now
the question, is it very secure or is this a hackers
practice server?


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