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How to set up a secure FTP service with vsftpd on Linux

Jun 20, 2014, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Xmodulo)

Many applications with security features can be used to set up secure FTP services. For example, FTPS (FTP Secure) uses SSL/TLS certificates to encrypt end to end data. Based on client-side requirements, FTPS can be configured to support encrypted and/or unencrypted connections. SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) is another method of ensuring security of transit data. SFTP is built as an extension of SSH, and can be used with other security protocols as well. This tutorial will focus on setting up and securing FTP service using vsftpd with SSL/TLS enabled.

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