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bry21 01-24-2006 04:04 AM

how to put files on the ftp server
hi im a newbie and i want to know how to configure the ftp server so that i can put files on to it and so the clients can connect to the server. anyone can help.. thanks

kassle 01-24-2006 04:18 AM

hmmm ... what is the ftp server you use ?

i assume you use vsftpd
edit /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf, make sure the following entries is


hope this is what you need

XavierP 01-24-2006 05:00 AM

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bry21 01-24-2006 09:42 PM

after uncommenting that 3 lines. what should i do next? i've started the vstfpd with the command service vsftpd start in sbin diectory.. how can i place files on the server so that it can be viewed and copied by the clients? thanks

rickh 01-24-2006 10:24 PM

Put the files in /home/ftp/

kassle 01-25-2006 01:11 AM

if you and/or client log-in use anonymous
the files is placed in /var/ftp

to upload a files it may need to create a new
folder inside (eg: /var/ftp/upload) with rwx
permission for anyone (a.k.a chmod 777 /var/ftp/upload)

good luck ;)

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