[CentOS] alternate port for vsftp

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 18:16:42 UTC 2007

On 7/3/07, Ray Leventhal <centos at swhi.net> wrote:

> I can't start the daemon.  Running /etc/rc.d/init.d/vsftpd status shows
> "vsftpd dead but subsys locked".  This occurs each and every time unless
> I remove listen_port= from the conf file and let the daemon use port 21.

Are you using selinux? It restricts ftpd to port 21 iirc. You'll have
to create a local policy allowing it to listen/connect on a port other
than that.

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