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Old 06-16-2012, 09:37 AM   #1
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No vsftpd file in /etc/init.d/vsftpd`

Hello friends
i installed the ftp service in my computer using this command

yum install vsftpd

but after installing vsftpd tried to start the service but couldn't .
i checked in the /etc/init.d/ directory but there was no any vsftpd file . i checked there were the configuration file. no service file.
I am using the Fedora 16

Kindly help me in this.
Old 06-16-2012, 11:06 AM   #2
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In Fedora there is
# which vsftpd

# rpm -qai vsftpd
Name        : vsftpd
Version     : 2.3.4
Release     : 5.1.3
if nothing found then it is not installed.

What did your "yum install vsftpd" output printed ?
Maybe it wasn't installed after all...

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