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FTP server vsftpd

The smallest of the three popular FTP servers

  1. Install from web-interface or command-line: "opkg install vsftpd"
  2. You might want to start and enable the vsftpd service in web-interface "System/Startup"
  3. Configuration file is located in "/etc/vsftpd.conf"
  4. To set the default FTP folder add the following to the config file: "local_root=/mnt/usb1"
  5. The vsftpd service can be controlled with the usual commands:
   /etc/init.d/vsftpd start     (Start the service)
   /etc/init.d/vsftpd stop      (Stop the service)
   /etc/init.d/vsftpd restart   (Restart the service)
   /etc/init.d/vsftpd reload    (Reload configuration files (or restart if that fails))
   /etc/init.d/vsftpd enable    (Enable service autostart)
   /etc/init.d/vsftpd disable   (Disable service autostart)
doc/howto/ftp.overview.txt · Last modified: 2015/02/20 16:26 by MrBW