[svlug] ftpd

Jason Shupe jshupe at d13.com
Sat Nov 29 22:42:03 PST 2003

you might need to add ftpd to /etc/hosts.allow

ftpd: all

And in general I recommend proftpd, as wu is quite possibly worse than
sendmail when it comes to security history...

On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 02:03:11PM -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
> 	I looked and I have ftpd loaded on my Red Hat 9 computer but it 
> is not being used. I have man pages for ftpd and services and it appears 
> that ftp should use port 21. So I started ftpd with ftpd -p 21 and it 
> was picked up and runs according to ps -A.
> 	But when I call it with windows it doesn't fail but it doesn't 
> work either. There is a lot of the man page I don't understand. I can't 
> find out what version of ftpd I have and wonder if anyone has knowledge 
> of a Howto or other documentation for this demon.

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