looking for something like an embedded ftp server

David J Brooks daeg at houston.rr.com
Wed Apr 11 18:12:19 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 11 April 2007 12:26:42 pm Derrill Guilbert wrote:
> I've been given an old machine, and asked to turn it into an ftp server. It
> will got on its own IP, separate from the one our LAN uses. It will have
> three read-only users and maybe five read/write users. It will contain
> design data that we're transferring to the offices in China. That is, we
> will upload it from here in at the main office, and the China staff will
> download it to implement the little containers we're building.
> This does not need to be secure beyond password protection necessarily,
> though some sort of secure FTP would be fine.
> What I would really prefer is some sort of BSD based simple FTP server
> setup. I've found several BSD based router/firewall/whatever servers out
> there, such as m0n0wall and pfsense, among others, and I would like
> something that simple for an FTP server. That is, I want to be able to
> install the server and then only have to configure users, no mess with
> hardening things and setting up pf or so ...
> Does such a thing exist? Am I needlessly complicating things for myself in
> another way (often the case, I'm little more than a user when it comes to
> FreeBSD)?
> Any kind of guidance on this topic would be appreciated --- if what I want
> to do can be done with a custom install of FreeBSD, that'd be wonderful
> also.
> Thank you in advance for any guidance.


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