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Old 04-07-2003, 08:54 PM   #1
matt3333
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Question Ftp


Ok and no im not asking how to FTP into someones computer i know how to do that but what im asking is how do i make it so i can set it up like ok i have a website and i want it so like my friends can do to it and just download music from me but i also wanna put up a password so only certain people can get in how can i set this up i went to ftp://blahblah.dyndns.org which is basicly what i go to for my website just with out the ftp part and there was stuff in there but like there was lib and that was the onlything that had stuff in it is there a way i add stuff to this???? HELP

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Old 04-07-2003, 09:33 PM   #2
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Say what? Are you asking how to setup an ftp server on your box? Check out www.proftpd.org and get/install that server. After, do a search on this site for a few examples of config files, edit yours to your needs and start your server.

Also, head over to www.noip.com or www.dyndns.org or wherever you want to get your free DNS name from, and sign up; assign your DNS to your IP, and go. If you have a dynamic IP, then you'll want to look at one of the dynamic free DNS providers out there (as shown above in the links provided) and use their update clients to update your ip when it changes.

Then, for someone to access your ftp server, they go to ftp://yourchosenname.no-ip.org (or whatever you choose to use) and they will be accessing your server.

From there, it's as easy as removing anonymous access, and forcing a user/pass setup.



HTH

IF that's not what you meant, post back with some clarification...

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