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Old 11-28-2003, 01:58 AM   #1
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I downloaded wu-ftp because some told me that would be a good program to setup my own ftp server off my hard drive. So I downloaded it, configured it, and installed it but now i am completely lost. Can anyone point me in the right direction, is there an easier program to start with or what? I looked at the how-to's and the man pages and i just don't get them. Can someone please point me in a direction.
Old 11-28-2003, 06:38 AM   #2
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Ok, what's the problem? Does it not start? does it give you error messges? How did you install it (src or rpm)? Can you not log in or something? Pro-ftpd is also a very good and easy ftp daemon to setup & install.

Old 11-28-2003, 12:59 PM   #3
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For security and performance reasons I do not suggest using wu-ftpd. I suggest you take a look at vsftpd. A documentation can be found at
Old 11-28-2003, 07:50 PM   #4
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thank you, seeing that i have no idea with wu-ftp, i am gonna take a look at vsftpd and proftpd... I will post back on how this is working out, thank you
Old 11-28-2003, 07:51 PM   #5
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oh and i installed it by source, and i didn't even know where to start to even open it up


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