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Old 03-03-2003, 05:28 PM   #1
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ftp service


How can I tell if ftp is running on a redhat 7.3 server?

thanks,

David
 
Old 03-03-2003, 05:54 PM   #2
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alwayslearning,

Try ftp localhost

If it responds, FTP is running....

You can also run an ftpwho to see who is online (it should also report if the server is not running)....

Or you can do a netstat -anp|grep ftp

-B

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Old 03-03-2003, 07:24 PM   #3
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ftp localhost=

421 Service not available, remote server has closed connection

netstat -anp|grep ftp=

# netstat -anp/grep ftp

netstat: invalid option -- /
 
Old 03-03-2003, 07:26 PM   #4
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Its not a forward slash (/) its a pipe(|). Ftp is not running. To start ftp do:

If you are using vsftpd you would do:

/etc/init.d/vsftpd start

If you are using wuftpd you would do:

/etc/init.d/wuftpd start

etc...
 
Old 03-03-2003, 08:44 PM   #5
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or for short:
service vsftpd start
service wuftpd start
 
Old 03-03-2003, 10:01 PM   #6
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thanks for the suggestions.

the message I am getting is "unrcognized service"

what next?

David
 
Old 03-03-2003, 10:04 PM   #7
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Ah ha. You don't have it installed.
 
Old 03-03-2003, 10:21 PM   #8
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ftp install

thanks,

so tell me, please, how do I install ftp server?

David
 
Old 03-03-2003, 10:27 PM   #9
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If you have the RedHat cds you can install it off there or you can download it from one of the many rpm sites.
 
Old 03-03-2003, 11:50 PM   #10
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thanks again...

most of us at the beginning of our learning curve would probably not ask so many basic questions if there were a website, a publication, anything that would effectively bridge the gap between windows and linux.

For instance, I have sat in front of a monitor since 1986 and worked with 5 or 6 versions of dos, all windows, except ME, and am somewhat familiar with 2000 server and networking. Consequently, I do okay with KDE, especially with the various wizards, BUT, when I want to go to the command line and do most linux tasks the gap is gigantic.

I have looked several websites that different members of this forum have been so kind to suggest, but unless there is a specific problem with a specific CL script, it is very difficult to build a knowledge base and be effective in Linux. It is somewhat like going to Mexico, speaking very little Spanish and your interpreter simply tells you the Spanish equivalent for a variety of nouns. Until you learn sentence structure and how to conjugate verbs and how the words work together, you will feel lost.....

Perhaps there is a good "Bridge" book at Barnes and Noble that does not assume that newbies know anything.

or...???

David
 
Old 03-03-2003, 11:59 PM   #11
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Quote:
For instance, I have sat in front of a monitor since 1986 and worked with 5 or 6 versions of dos, all windows, except ME, and am somewhat familiar with 2000 server and networking.
I love how you said "except ME". Thats great. ME was really a horrible distro. Anyway I do have a suggestion for a good book. If you are not one of those egotistical maniacs then I would suggest getting one of those "Idiots Guides" or "Linux for Dummies" books. The first book I got was "Linux for dummies" which came with RedHat 7.3. It can really get you going and once you get going its hard to stop. Linux is like crack.(Maybe RedHats next release should be RedHat 8.1(Crack))

Anyway I would really suggest any one of these books. They are so simple to use and have some good info in them.

By the way, did you get vstfpd running or what?
 
Old 03-04-2003, 07:31 AM   #12
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If the book that helps build a useable knowledge base for linux calls me a dummy, idiot or moron, so what? I spend far too much time on a computer to keep struggling with ms.

I'm off to the Amazon, website, that is....

as for ftp, by the time I got the necessary info it was late and my last brain cell was winding down ~~\\........

will let you know later today....

mucho gracias for you input,

David
 
Old 05-14-2003, 10:29 AM   #13
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Complete n00b alert here!


I haven't used linux in years, but have to get a server up and running at work. It has to be RedHat 7.3 and must be command line only. I checked the anonymous FTP server option on installing, yet still don't seem to have a server on there. I cannot find any mention of it either on my system or on my CD's. Can someone help a n00b in distress out here, what the hell am I doing wrong? How do I install it again from the RH7.3 ISO's? And which of the 3 CD's should it be on?
 
Old 05-14-2003, 01:35 PM   #14
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Originally posted by tek monkey
Complete n00b alert here!


I haven't used linux in years, but have to get a server up and running at work. It has to be RedHat 7.3 and must be command line only. I checked the anonymous FTP server option on installing, yet still don't seem to have a server on there. I cannot find any mention of it either on my system or on my CD's. Can someone help a n00b in distress out here, what the hell am I doing wrong? How do I install it again from the RH7.3 ISO's? And which of the 3 CD's should it be on?
easy way is just to goto http://www.proftpd.org/ download the tar.gz and read install instructions edit a config with your server name then /usr/local/sbin/proftpd /usr/local/etc/proftpd.conf will get it started up for you

easy as pie
 
Old 05-15-2003, 07:39 AM   #15
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Ah! Cheers mate!

Here was me thinking that because I chose an FTP server in the install options it'd be included. I also chose web server but obviously still needed apache, d'oh!

Thanks again, will no doubt be back pretty soon
 
  


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