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Old 09-01-2003, 11:34 AM   #1
Robin01
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ftp configuration and inq.


Hello everybody,

Working on setting up ftp..
i think, i successfully installed vsftpd(according to doc. from this site, its a ftp server).
tested from a different pc and it seem to be working.. it displayed the pub directory.. created a file and did another test and the file i created in the pub folder is there.. so ftp is working..

Q1.searched for a way to configure ftp server and just wondering is there a gui way to configure this if not wahts the best way for a new linux person to configure the various optoins like port and access rights and setting dir..

Q2. found on this site the following:
Rpm –qa|grep ftp
Lftp-2.6.3-3
Gftp-2.0.14-2
ftp-0.17-17
fsftod-1.1.3-8
- does this mean that i have more then 1 ftp servers running?
can comeone explain the above list..

thanks
Robin
 
Old 09-01-2003, 01:39 PM   #2
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How did you install the vsftpd server. If you tried to install the rpm then it didn;t work. All that you see there are ftp clients.

If you used the rpm then I would try again.
 
Old 09-01-2003, 01:50 PM   #3
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Hi,

Thanks for the reply...
to test my ftp site i typed the following from my xp and 2000 machine(internally)..

FTP://192.168... and it displayed the folder pub and the file i put in to test... it displayed the file form both machines.


and also i enabled or put a check mark beside vsftpd to start the server...

at home i have the following setup
router
xp(girlfriend machine...)
2000 my machine..
linux(redhat, learning machine)
 
  


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