How to replace vsftpd with ProFTPD on a Debian or Ubuntu in Vesta Control Panel

How to replace vsftpd with ProFTPD on a Debian or Ubuntu in Vesta Control Panel ?

1. Disable vsftpd

service vsftpd stop
update-rc.d -f vsftpd remove

2. Install software package

apt-get install proftpd-basic proftpd-mod-vroot

3. Download configuration

wget http://c.vestacp.com/0.9.8/debian/proftpd.conf -O /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf

4. Change vesta settings

sed -i “s/vsftpd/proftpd/” /usr/local/vesta/conf/vesta.conf

5. Restart proftpd

service proftpd restart


How to replace vsftpd with ProFTPD on a Debian or Ubuntu in Vesta Control Panel, Hostripples Web Hosting

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