Server Administration & Management

How to enable passive ftp in Pure-FTPd

For users that are behind a firewall it might be required that you enable passive ftp in your ftp server and client in Pure-FTp Software. We can enable passive ftp  by following steps as root user :-

1. Login to your server using a SSH

2. Open the Pure-FTPd configuration file in your favorite editor

# vi /etc/pure-ftpd.conf

3. Uncomment the line that starts with PassivePortRange and add:

PassivePortRange 61001 65535

4. Restart Pure-FTPd with the command:

# service pure-ftpd restart “OR” /etc/init.d/pure-ftpd restart

5. Please allow inbound connections  ports in firewall.

January 27, 2011 Posted by | FTP, Pure-FTPd | , | 1 Comment