Install vsftp on CentOS 7
This post will help you to know how to Install vsftp on CentOS 7. vsftp (Very Secure FTP) is an open sourced FTP (File Transfer Protocol) server for Linux/Unix which licensed under the GNU.
Its features are security, performance, and stability. It supports SSL and IPv6. The installation is quite simple.
yum install vsftpd
Then edit the configuration file using VIM editor:
Change the following directives:
anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES chroot_local_user=YES
anonymous_enable: “NO” – It will prevent anonymous users to login to the FTP server.
local_enable – Local users (users in /etc/passwd) are allowed to login once this option is enabled.
write_enable – It allows to upload the file, if it is enabled.
chroot_local_user – It will make the local users jailed.
Restart the vsftpd service:
systemctl restart vsftpd
Then set the vsftpd service to start at boot:
systemctl enable vsftpd
FTP User Creation:
useradd <User Name>
Assign the password:
passwd <User Name>
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