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    Poll: Re: HOWTO : Create a FTP server with user access (proftpd)

    frodon, thanks for the reply :)

    I have just swapped out my crap thomson router for a good old netgear dg834 and re-did all my port forwarding. FTP is now working 100% from external too, so as you...
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO : Create a FTP server with user access (proftpd)

    Almost 100% sure as I have done all the other port forwarding for web, https, rdp on windows box, pptp vpn, etc. in the same way. I will however go and double check it just to be sure. I have setup...
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO : Create a FTP server with user access (proftpd)

    Ok so now my ftp is running well on local lan, I am getting issues with remote access :(

    I have configured port forwarding on my router for 20 and 21 to forward to internal IP of the FTP server....
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO : Create a FTP server with user access (proftpd)

    Update! etamax, thank you very much for your help. After finding out what process it was (inetd) I went to the inetd.conf file and removed the FTP reference. killed inetd process and restarted it,...
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO : Create a FTP server with user access (proftpd)

    slouchez, try running that command that etamax gave me :


    sudo proftpd -nd6

    That will tell you if there is a problem with port 21... For me the last line told me that port 21 was in use by...
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO : Create a FTP server with user access (proftpd)

    Haha, ok well I ran that as root, and it shows inetd as using port 21.

    No idea how I'm gonna get rid of inetd now though - if I do, are there any other processes that are going to be relying on...
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO : Create a FTP server with user access (proftpd)

    etamax, you are the man! Thank you.

    Ran that in "debug" mode, and the last line I saw indicated my problem.

    It said something along the lines of failed to initialize, port 21 already in use....
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO : Create a FTP server with user access (proftpd)

    Hi etamax,

    The ftp server doesn't seem to be even initializing, as the log file under /var/log/ftp.log doesn't exist yet.

    I have been trying to start the service by using :

    sudo...
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    Poll: Re: HOWTO : Create a FTP server with user access (proftpd)

    Hi all,

    I have been trying to get ftp working on my ubuntu 8.04 virtual machine for some time now. I have followed this guide, and replaced the proftpd.conf file with the one in the first post....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to stop FTP service... need help

    Hi dmizer,

    Ok I searched for ftp server, and found a package called ftpd. Removed that, and now I can't connect to the machine via FTP anymore. I tried to manually start proftpd in xampp but it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to stop FTP service... need help

    Haha, that was quite noob of me, sorry about that. Ok ftp is busy being removed...

    ftp ubuntu-standard is what it found. 209kB disk space to be freed.

    *edit : Alright, so after removing ftp, I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Trying to stop FTP service... need help

    Thanks guys, I am running the normal workstation version of 8.04. Not the server edition. I have installed a couple of FTP clients, but no server stuff as far as I know... Thanks for the replies -...
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    [ubuntu] Trying to stop FTP service... need help

    Hi guys,

    New around here. I have setup ubuntu 8.04 workstation on a virual machine (VMWare server) and am hosting two of my websites from it using XAMPP.

    Now, I would like to use Proftpd which...
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