How to install vsftpd?

First login into the server as root.

Go to the /usr/local/src/ folder and download the latest version of vsftpd.

# cd /usr/local/src/

# wget…d-2.0.5.tar.gz

untar the tar.gz file.
# tar -zxvf vsftpd-2.0.5.tar.gz

Go to the directory and run the make file.
# cd vsftpd-2.0.5
# make

Once it is finished compile and execute it

# make install
# cp vsftpd.conf /etc

Now edit the config file :

vi /etc/vsftpd.conf

Disable anonymous logins and enable local.And at the very bottom of the file add

Save the file and Just start the vsftpd service and enable it in startup.

# /usr/local/sbin/vsftpd
# chkconfig vsftpd on

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