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Old 03-10-2008, 05:42 AM   #1
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pure-ftp vs pro-ftp

I was just wondering what are the pros and cons of both.

Most people I've spoken to seem to think Pure is better, should I stick with that?


Old 03-10-2008, 05:47 AM   #2
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Not much when you break them down really. They're both ftp daemons. Just different ways to configure and maintain, with probably very minor differences between the two when it comes to options and features.

Honestly though, proftpd has had some recent issues with security related issues. Has gotten a bad track record. A lot of distributions dropped it as main ftpd package and replaced with vsftpd, which is secure, robust and not bloated. It's main feature is security. I'd recommend that over both pure-ftpd and proftpd.


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