How to Install vsftpd on Ubuntu 18.04


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Installing vsftpd on Ubuntu 18.04

vsftpd stands for "Very Secure FTP Daemon" and it is a secure FTP server software for Linux. It is known for its security features and performance. To install vsftpd on Ubuntu 18.04, follow the steps below:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install vsftpd
sudo systemctl start vsftpd
sudo systemctl enable vsftpd
  1. Open a terminal window.
  2. Type the following command to update the package lists:
  3. Type the following command to install vsftpd:
  4. After the installation is complete, you can start the vsftpd service by typing the following command:
  5. You can also enable the vsftpd service to start automatically on system boot:

By default, vsftpd creates a dedicated user called "ftp" with its home directory set to /srv/ftp. You can add users and configure their access permissions by editing the vsftpd configuration file at /etc/vsftpd.conf.

With vsftpd installed and running on your Ubuntu 18.04 system, you can now securely transfer files over FTP using a client such as FileZilla or the command-line ftp utility.

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