Setting Up User FTP with vsftpd

In this section we assume that you want users with accounts on the system to be able to access their home directories by FTP.

Be aware that this could constitute a security risk if the system is available to the Internet, and you should think carefully about whether you want to do it.

One common reason why you might want to do this is to set up a system to receive incoming files; you can set up "artificial" users to own each home directory for each type of incoming file You can then give the relevant usernames and passwords to each person needing the ability to upload to these directories.

You need to make further changes in the configuration file /etc/vsftpd.conf such as enabling these lines:

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