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Muhammad Nabeel
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Install Proftpd in Centos7

ProFTPD (Pro FTP daemon) is an FTP server. ProFTPD is Free and open-source software, compatible with Unix-like systems. Along with vsftpd and Pure-FTPd, ProFTPD is among the most popular FTP servers in Unix-like environments today. Compared to those, which focus e.g. on simplicity, speed or security, ProFTPD’s primary design goal is to be a highly feature rich FTP server, exposing a large amount of configuration options to the user.

In this article, you will learn that how to install PROFTPD on Centos 7.

Step 1: Install epel release

You need to install epel repository first, in order to install PROFTPD.

Run following command

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# yum install epel-release

Step 2: Install and manage Proftpd Server

Run following command

# yum install proftpd

Now run following commands

# systemctl start proftpd

# systemctl enable proftpd

# systemctl status proftpd


Step 3: Add FTP Service in Firewalld

Run following commands

# firewall-cmd --permanent -–add-service=ftp

# firewall-cmd --reload

That’s it. You have installed PROFTPD successfully!

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