Chapter 32. Linux FTP Server

Table of Contents
32.1. chroot'd Guest FTP access
32.2. Setup an FTP user account minus shells
32.3. Setup a chroot user environment
32.4. Configurations
32.5. Configure the /etc/ftphosts file
32.6. Configure the /etc/ftpconversions file
32.7. Configure the /etc/logrotate.d/ftpd file
32.8. FTP Administrative Tools
32.9. Securing FTP
32.10. The special file .notar
32.11. Installed files

Despite its age, using the File Transfer Protocol, FTP is one of the most popular way to transfer files from machine to machine across a network. Clients and servers have been written for almost all popular platforms in the market, thereby making FTP the most convenient way to perform file transfers.