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Old 06-21-2012, 03:47 AM   #1
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FTP Server


hi,


Need to down my FTP server and install it onto a new server. Which all ftp configuration files should i take as a backup from my old server (with path please)

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 06-21-2012, 03:53 AM   #2
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Hi,

If you can answer this question with the information I have supplied then we would be able to answer yours.

"My car needs a new engine, how do I put a new one in? Tools needed, full procedure to get it going again."

Er...

What Distro?
What FTP server?
The Anonymous files and/or user?

Throw us a bone mate...
 
Old 06-21-2012, 04:03 AM   #3
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ha ha ha



Actually i am full new in Linux just on learning route......

I am running on Cent OS 5. All the configuration files which are needed to restore it onto the new ftp server.



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Hi,

If you can answer this question with the information I have supplied then we would be able to answer yours.

"My car needs a new engine, how do I put a new one in? Tools needed, full procedure to get it going again."

Er...

What Distro?
What FTP server?
The Anonymous files and/or user?

Throw us a bone mate...
 
Old 06-21-2012, 06:02 AM   #4
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Probably if it's used VSFTPD then you will have the configuration inside:
"/etc/vsftpd/" directory
and maybe every files there.
 
Old 06-21-2012, 06:02 AM   #5
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... and your new server; come on, give us help to help you
 
Old 06-21-2012, 06:19 AM   #6
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Hi,

Ya its a used VSFTPD server


Thanks did that is there any other configuration files that i need to take backup?



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Probably if it's used VSFTPD then you will have the configuration inside:
"/etc/vsftpd/" directory
and maybe every files there.
 
Old 06-21-2012, 06:25 AM   #7
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Chris,

We have a old VSFTPD server running and configured. Now we out of space in it. So i need to take a backup of all the configuration files from our old FTP server and have to restore to new FTP server. I needed to know where and all this configuration file are present. i have already backed up /etc/vsftpd/ directory. Is there anything else to be backed up?



Thanks...


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Old 06-21-2012, 07:25 AM   #8
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If your old vsftpd server is using user authentications then you might also need to take the backup of the users details and if required there home directories.

By defaults user for ftp will be under /etc/passwd. If you are using virtual users for authentication then you need to check where the user database is stored and take the backup of it.
 
Old 06-21-2012, 07:51 AM   #9
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Thank u


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If your old vsftpd server is using user authentications then you might also need to take the backup of the users details and if required there home directories.

By defaults user for ftp will be under /etc/passwd. If you are using virtual users for authentication then you need to check where the user database is stored and take the backup of it.
 
Old 06-21-2012, 09:17 AM   #10
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@ Sharath Ravi

maybe you can post your "vsftpd.conf" file so we (users @ LQ) could take a look and see if anything else is there to backup.
 
  


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