ftpd under 4.8

Mikko Työläjärvi mbsd at pacbell.net
Sat May 3 18:27:20 PDT 2003

On Sat, 3 May 2003, SPD wrote:

> Hello:
>    I was running a very old release of FreeBSD on
> a home server for years. I just upgraded to the
> production release of 4.8 and found that ftp
> connections into the server fail with a
> connection refused message. sshd works for
> virtual terminal sessions. A quick look through
> various config files and online documentation
> doesn't solve the problem. Is this a know issue
> with 4.8? Does anyone know how to configured
> the server to accept ftp connections?

I think the default /etc/inetd.conf has all services disabled by
default nowadays.  Uncomment the line for ftp and "killall -1 inetd".
If that is not the problem, you may have firewalling (ipfw) enabled.


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