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Install the Vsftpd FTP Server on CentOS

You can install a vsftpd FTP Server on CentOS by doing the following:

  1. Open your VPS console from the Power Management control panel.
  2. Log In to your VPS by entering your username and password.
  3. Install the vsftpd FTP Server on CentOS using the following command:
    # yum install vsftpd
  4. Turn on the vsftpd ftp service using the following command:
    # chkconfig vsftpd on
  5. Start the vsftpd FTP Server using the following command:
    # service vsftpd start
  6. To test the FTP Server type:
    # ftp localhost

Congratulations, you have installed the vsftpd FTP Server on CentOS.

To configure the vsftpd server edit /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf and update the configuration values.

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