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Old 11-05-2003, 10:39 PM   #1
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WU-FTP install for idiot ... help please

Yeah ive been a windows kid and im learning how to get things to work and all and ive been wondering how to get a WU-FTP server going? ive got the D/L extracted and everything im now stuck at the point of building it and installing it .... help please... btw im useing it on a redhat 7.3 disto...

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Old 11-06-2003, 12:19 AM   #2
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easy money...

1. Read all the documentation.
2. cd to the wu-ftp dir and try
make install (this step as root)
Old 11-06-2003, 02:19 AM   #3
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Or see if you can find an rpm. Things like an ftp server don't really need to be compiled from source.
Old 11-06-2003, 05:15 AM   #4
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there is probally a rpm for it right on the linux disks you installed from, althought it may be better to find a more up to date version.

wu-ftp came with redhat until i belive.... release 9, so you probally can just add it with the add/remove programs. It might even be installed and sitting right under your nose if you did a server install.
Old 11-06-2003, 08:24 AM   #5
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kahless is correct. It should be installable from the distro. Then you can edit /etc/xinetd/wu-ftpd and set "disable = no". Then, "service xinetd restart". You can use "only_from" to limit connections.


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