[CentOS] Basic setup for vsftpd ?

Giuseppe Fuggiano giuseppe.fuggiano at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 14:47:25 UTC 2009

Edit /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf

2009/6/7 Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net>:
> Hi,
> I'm currently fiddling with G4U (Ghost for Unix), and I need to setup a
> local FTP server in order to get it to work.
> # yum groupinstall "FTP Server" --> installed vsftpd
> Here's what I'd like to do :
> * no anonymous access


> * only one user (user 'install' / pass 'install')

Add user "install" to the machine (useradd install)
Change password to "install" user (passwd install)


> The machine I'm installing it on has a static IP ok
> (
> I tried to fiddle with the various configuration options in vsftpd.conf,
> but to no avail. Googled quite some, but the information I found doesn't
> seem reliable, more like contradictory.
> One detail: this isn't a publicly accessible machine, e. g. it's not out
> there on the wild internet, only on the LAN, so there's no special
> security considerations.
> Any suggestions ?

man vsftpd.conf


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