How to Install and Configure Vsftpd on Centos Server
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Not everyone will choose a shortcut to install several control panels on the VPS, whether paid or free panels even to set various VPS server management really needs to be owned. By this you may not need to do a manual installation very complicated and time-consuming, here I will discuss explicitly " How to Install and Configure vsftpd on CentOS VPS " . Previous you also must have read the related article that uses CentOS 7, and is also proof that CentOS does have many advantages. For some reason actually, not a problem if you want to use the ram of VPS, but here we are going to explain the use CentOS 7.


Here I give you an example step by step that I've done to install FTP server on CentOS 7 is an operating system. This is what I do because one of the computers in my office again fullness to create a computer hard drive often really hangs. So for that, I try to find a way to resolve my problem. And finally, I think the same server that occurs only rarely used because the server installs FreePBX server that was originally destined for the client. May also be used for those wishing to make an FTP server hosting. Is this way can be said to create or including best group and secure FTP server, I cannot because I'm sure it uses a FTP server or a software package from CentOS vsftpd.


Compassion do you know about this FTP server? Here, I explain FTP server was actually used to exchange files between over the network. Well, in this tutorial article I would love to know clearly how to install the FTP server so that you can feel the ease presented from this server. I also explain step by step how to configure FTP and SFTP. Read more.

How To Install and Setting Up vsftpd on CentOS Server :

Here's what you need to prepare before begin to install:

  1. FTP Server
  2. SFTP Server
  3. User Creation

Step One: Here we are required to install the vsftpd package and update the repository in advance.

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Step Two: After we do it, then we will find a like this /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf file you know what this is? This is the main file to configure vsftp. Well, before you have to take a backup copy to changes later.

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Now follow my way, you must do it like this to make a changes

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Next you have to find an anonymous line and change the value to NO off access to anonymous ftp.

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Here you must uncomment at the bottom line to limit the number of users in their home directory

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Then you can add a line like this at the end of the file to activate the passive mode below

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Step Three: Now is the time you restart the vsftpd service earlier and let it auto start

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Step Four: Let's add the FTP service on the firewall to allow FTP port

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Step Five: Make SELINUX settings as I example this in order to permit access to the FTP home user directory.

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Step Six: Let's make the users access FTP. Well, here is a framework used to block access server framework /sbin/nologin

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Now the user is able to log in and accesses the FTP on port 21. It also can use the FileZilla or WinSCP

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In the second part of this I need SFTP, what do you know about this sftp? SFTP is a tool to encrypt a connection between FTP server and the client. Well, actually it is also highly recommended because you will be in the transfer of data through encrypted connections are already in use ssh-tunnel on port 22. Back again to the start, we need a package OpenSSH-server to run this SFTP. Here I give you an example install OpenSSH package if you have not pairs because this is also what we need to complete how to setup FTP server on CentOS VPS or Dedicated Server:

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Step Seven: Here we are required to make a separate group, this is because as the FTP access

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Step Eight: Group has been made and we will continue to make changes, but please open like this /etc/ssh/sshd_config


Find and comments underlined.

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Then add lines this below:

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Step Nine: Now, we must restart sshd service in below:

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SFTP server configuration now you are ready to run.


This time is the last part, we will make the user more easily, you can follow this way


Step Ten: We now have to create a user jack with the following code, frameworks, and FTP access group /sbin/nologin

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Well, now we will apply the ownership of the home directory as the root to chroot access and modification permissions

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Now we just simply make www directory in the home directory aim to write and modify data ownership.

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After the second FTP service can be used with the jack and start uploading the files into the directory www

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If you want to use FTP and SFTP simultaneously with the same server, you should just follow those steps I example and is also included to make the user. But first you need to add the FTP access to create change like this.

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Time for testing by trying to use the FTP server through a browser FTP: // IPVPS or ftp://domain.com, then you will be asked to enter a username and password that had been created. Other than through the browser, you can also try to access it using FileZilla FTP client software or other FTP client software.


After that, you as server has the right to set permissions of a file that have been shared as read, write, create, delete, append. If you want to grant access was one of the checks you want. From some similar article may not be quite clear, I deliberately make this tutorial article into three sections and adapted to the stage so that you can follow the path that is clear and neat so that the result is the same. Some parts may feel there are not clear or you have not understood, but just calm you can directly ask to me. That is some explanation about "How To Configure vsftpd to Use SSL/TLS on a CentOS VPS ", can you share if deemed beneficial. Have a nice day

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