[CentOS] alternate port for vsftp

Tue Jul 3 18:39:32 UTC 2007
Ray Leventhal <centos at swhi.net>

Jim Perrin wrote:
> 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.
Yes, Jim!  SELinux is applied by default to this fresh install, I
believe.  I'll hack at that next.

Thank you!