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Old 08-04-2005, 10:02 PM   #1
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Gracefully restarting ProFTPD?

Hello, I would like to setup a script that changes ProFTPD's port every hour, but is it possible for proftpd to reload its configuration without ending current connections?
Old 08-05-2005, 12:42 AM   #2
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send it an HUP Signal (aka SIGHUP)

I do it like this:

killall -HUP proftpd
This will make it re-load its configuration. I am not totally sure of the effect it has on open connections, but I THINK it leaves them as is.

Good Luck.


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