This directory contains useful files vsftpd allows passive FTP connections unless you set pasvenableNO

in the configuration file. You almost certainly want to allow passive connections, as otherwise many clients behind a firewall will be unable to connect.

| r - - r Active FTP operates on both server port 20 (for data transfers) and port 21 (for control commands) and involves a reply connection from the server to the client, which may be blocked by a firewall behind which the client is sitting. Passive FTP involves only server port 21 and is unlikely to cause problems with a standard firewall configuration that allows established connections. For more on firewall configuration, see Chapter 24.

Note that all options in the configuration file are specified in the form:

Was this article helpful?

0 0

Post a comment