How to install FTP Server Ubuntu – Video

This article will cover how to install FTP server Ubuntu 14.04, 15.04 and other Debian based Linux.  You can create an FTP server. FTP server allows to the client to download and upload to FTP server. Here I am telling another server is FTP secure. it is FTP SSL and sftp file transfer.

Overview of FTP Server

FTP File Transfer Protocol is a TCP protocol for transferring files between computers both downloading and uploading. This method does not use encryption to transfer files and send username and password in clear text. Hackers can easily intercept user credentials easy.
FTP works as client/server architecture. The server called an FTP daemon. It waiting for FTP requests from clients. it received the message and create connections between server and client

Install FTP Server Ubuntu

A big question for you how to setup an FTP server? if you don’t know I will provide command line instruction to do this just follow the given instructions.

sudo apt-get install vsftp

Configure FTP server

sudo gedit /etc/vsftpd.conf
edit as per videos

Start ftp service

sudo service vsftpd start
enter the root password

Log on ftp server

ftp <ip address of server>
provide user name and password

Video Tutorial of Install ftp Server Ubuntu

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