ftp server

Robert Storey y2kbug at ms25.hinet.net
Sun Apr 18 21:53:35 PDT 2004

Dear Dave,

Both the BSD ftp and proftp have worked for me in the past, though I've
never benchmarked them. The other major contender is wu-ftp.


On Sun, 18 Apr 2004 18:45:09 -0400
"dave" <dmehler26 at woh.rr.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I've got a 4.9 system and i'm out looking for an ftp server for it as i
> do not want to use the base server. I've heard good reviews of
> pure-ftpd, but i'm getting errors: can not find the ftp account and it
> won't authenticate.
>     I've also tried proftpd, but although i find it capable i don't like
> it's slow response, even with identd lookups off.
>     Features that i'm looking for, chroot anonymous users to a specific
> area, enable both anonymous and real users, virtual user and quota
> support, band width management, and optional secure communications. Most
> importantly i need it to work with ipfilter/ipnat. Using the base ftp
> server on a test box i can connect but i keep getting an error, can not
> build data connection, this is from a box external to the firewall.
> Thanks.
> Dave.

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