VSFTPD is a service which allows us to setup ftp server in secure way. it is Very Secure File Transfer Protocol Daemon (VSFTPD).
By default ftp server can be access anonymously ( ‘/var/ftp’ anonymous space )  and we can also configure login-based FTP sessions.

In this HowTo i will show you the login-based FTP configuration and installation.


First of Installation of VSFTPD using of course ‘yum’.


yum install vsftpd

Setp-2 Edit main config file

vi /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf

change below line as follows :


Step-3 Enable ‘vsftpd’ in multi-user runlevels using ‘chkconfig’ & Start Service.

chkconfig vsftpd on
service vsftpd start

Step-3 Set SeLinux Booleon

getsebool -a | grep ftp - dupms FTP-related SELinux booleans
setsebool -P ftp_home_dir on

Now you can make login-based ftp session
Open your browser type : ftp://username@localhost or IP address of your FTP Server.
Watch Video : 

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3_I_j6x4Pc&w=570&h=425]

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