Pureftpd-How to install Pure-ftpd in Centos7

                            How to install  Pure-ftpd in Centos 7
 
Introduction:
 
Pure-FTPd is a free (BSD), secure, production-quality and standard-conformant FTP server. It doesn't provide useless bells and whistles, but focuses on efficiency and ease of use. It provides simple answers to common needs, plus unique useful features for personal users as well as hosting providers.
 
1. Download
# wget   https://download.pureftpd.org/pub/pure-ftpd/releases/pure-ftpd-1.0.47.tar.bz2
# tar  –xvjf  pure-ftpd-1.0.47.tar.bz2
# cd  ./ pure-ftpd-1.0.47.tar.bz2
 
 
2. Compile  installation with all options
#./configure --prefix=/usr/local/pure-ftpd/  --with-everything
# make
# make install
 
3. Update configuration information.
Change to installation path
# cd /usr/local/pure-ftpd/etc/    
# vi pure-ftpd.conf
 
ChrootEveryone        yes
Noanonymous        yes
Unixauthentication  no
PureDB                    /usr/local/pure-ftpd/etc/pureftpd.pdb      
 
/* make sure to change the PureDB to the path where it is located in this installation */
 
4.Update environment variable
# export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/pure-ftpd/bin
 
5. Create ftp user and ftp group:
# groupadd  ftpgroup
# useradd ftpuser –g ftpgroup –d /dev/null  -s /sbin/nologin
 
6. Create virtual user:
Create user root dirctory:
# mkdir  /var/www/site1 –p

 
Grant permission:
#chown ftpuser:ftpgroup /var/www/site1 –R
 
Create virtual user:
#pure-pw useradd user1 -u ftpuser -g ftpgroup -d /var/www/site1 –m
 
Create virtual user db:
#pure-pw mkdb
 
Check and show user detailed  information :
# pure-pw show user1
 
 
7. Open ports in firewall :
# firewall-cmd --add-port=21/tcp
# firewall-cmd --add-port=30000-50000/tcp
# firewall-cmd --list-ports
 
8. Start Pure-ftpd service:
# /usr/local/pure-ftpd/sbin/pure-ftpd -j -lpuredb:/usr/local/pure-ftpd/etc/pureftpd.pdb &
 
9. Done.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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