Installing Pure-FTPd with MySql backend on squeeze

Pure-FTPd is actively supported, and it was always designed with security in mind. It doesn’t provide useless bells and whistles, but focuses on efficiency and ease of use.

The server can run with privilege separation for paranoid security. It can even run 100% non-root, with its built-in chroot() emulation and virtual accounts.

1. Install the Pure-FTPd package
apt-get install pure-ftpd-mysql
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Installing vsftpd using text file for virtual users


This tutorial is for older Debian versions and may not work for current versions. Please refer to the links below to find a newer tutorial.

vsftpd is a secure, fast and stable FTP server. In this tutorial we’ll install the server and make it check in a flat text file for virtual users allowed to login.

1. Install required packages

apt-get install vsftpd libpam-pwdfile
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