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New XML - Part VII

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY proftpd-download-http "http://ftp.proftpd.org/distrib/source/proftpd-&proftpd-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY proftpd-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.proftpd.org/distrib/source/proftpd-&proftpd-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY proftpd-size "761 KB">
10 <!ENTITY proftpd-buildsize "6.4 MB">
11 <!ENTITY proftpd-time "0.27 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="proftpd" xreflabel="ProFTPD-&proftpd-version;">
15<?dbhtml filename="proftpd.html"?>
16<title>ProFTPD-&proftpd-version;</title>
17
18<sect2>
19<title>Introduction to ProFTPD</title>
20
21<para>The <application>ProFTPD</application> package contains a secure and
22highly configurable FTP daemon. This is useful for serving large file archives
23over a network.</para>
24
25<sect3><title>Package information</title>
26<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
27<listitem><para>Download (HTTP):<ulink url="&proftpd-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
28<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&proftpd-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
29<listitem><para>Download size: &proftpd-size;</para></listitem>
30<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required: &proftpd-buildsize;</para></listitem>
31<listitem><para>Estimated build time: &proftpd-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
32</sect3>
33
34<sect3><title><application>ProFTPD</application> dependencies</title>
35<sect4><title>Optional</title>
36<para><xref linkend="Linux_PAM"/></para></sect4>
37</sect3>
38
39</sect2>
40
41<sect2>
42<title>Installation of <application>ProFTPD</application></title>
43
44<para>For security reasons, running <application>ProFTPD</application>
45as an unprivileged user and group is encouraged.</para>
46
47<screen><userinput><command>groupadd proftpd &amp;&amp;
48useradd -c proftpd -d /home/ftp -g proftpd -s /bin/false proftpd</command>
49</userinput></screen>
50
51<para>Install <application>ProFTPD</application> by running the following commands:</para>
52
53<screen><userinput><command>install_user=proftpd install_group=proftpd \
54&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc \
55&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;--localstatedir=/var/run &amp;&amp;
56make &amp;&amp;
57make install </command></userinput></screen>
58
59</sect2>
60
61<sect2>
62<title>Command explanations</title>
63
64<para><parameter>install_user=proftpd install_group=proftpd</parameter>:
65Specify the user and group identity for ProFTPD.</para>
66
67<para><parameter>--sysconfdir=/etc</parameter>:
68This prevents the configuration files from going to
69<filename class="directory">/usr/etc</filename>.</para>
70
71<para><parameter>--localstatedir=/var/run</parameter>:
72This uses <filename class="directory">/var/run</filename> instead of
73<filename class="directory">/usr/var</filename> for lock files.</para>
74
75</sect2>
76
77<sect2>
78<title>Configuring <application>ProFTPD</application></title>
79
80<sect3><title>proftpd init.d script</title>
81<para>Install the <filename>/etc/rc.d/init.d/proftpd</filename>
82init script included in the <xref linkend="intro-important-bootscripts"/> package.</para>
83
84<screen><userinput><command>make install-proftpd</command></userinput></screen>
85
86</sect3>
87
88<sect3><title>Config files</title>
89
90<para><filename>/etc/proftpd.conf</filename></para>
91<para>This is a simple, download-only sample configuration. See the ProFTPD
92documentation in <filename class="directory">/usr/share/doc/proftpd</filename>
93and consult the website at <ulink url="http://www.proftpd.org/"/>
94 for example configurations.</para>
95
96<screen><userinput><command>cat &gt; /etc/proftpd.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"</command>
97# This is a basic ProFTPD configuration file
98# It establishes a single server and a single anonymous login.
99
100ServerName "ProFTPD Default Installation"
101ServerType standalone
102DefaultServer on
103
104# Port 21 is the standard FTP port.
105Port 21
106# Umask 022 is a good standard umask to prevent new dirs and files
107# from being group and world writable.
108Umask 022
109
110# To prevent DoS attacks, set the maximum number of child processes
111# to 30. If you need to allow more than 30 concurrent connections
112# at once, simply increase this value. Note that this ONLY works
113# in standalone mode, in inetd mode you should use an inetd server
114# that allows you to limit maximum number of processes per service
115# (such as xinetd)
116MaxInstances 30
117
118# Set the user and group that the server normally runs at.
119User proftpd
120Group proftpd
121
122# Normally, we want files to be overwritable.
123&lt;Directory /*&gt;
124 AllowOverwrite on
125&lt;/Directory&gt;
126
127# A basic anonymous configuration, no upload directories.
128&lt;Anonymous ~proftpd&gt;
129 User proftpd
130 Group proftpd
131 # We want clients to be able to login with "anonymous" as well as "proftpd"
132 UserAlias anonymous proftpd
133
134 # Limit the maximum number of anonymous logins
135 MaxClients 10
136
137 # We want 'welcome.msg' displayed at login, and '.message' displayed
138 # in each newly chdired directory.
139 DisplayLogin welcome.msg
140 DisplayFirstChdir .message
141
142 # Limit WRITE everywhere in the anonymous chroot
143 &lt;Limit WRITE&gt;
144 DenyAll
145 &lt;/Limit&gt;
146&lt;/Anonymous&gt;
147<command>EOF</command></userinput></screen></sect3>
148
149</sect2>
150
151<sect2>
152<title>Contents</title>
153
154<para>The <application>ProFTPD</application> package contains
155<command>ftpcount</command>, <command>ftpshut</command>,
156<command>ftptop</command>, <command>ftpwho</command> and
157<command>proftpd</command>.</para>
158
159</sect2>
160
161<sect2><title>Description</title>
162
163<sect3><title>ftpcount</title>
164<para><command>ftpcount</command> shows the current number of connections.</para></sect3>
165
166<sect3><title>ftpshut</title>
167<para><command>ftpshut</command> shuts down all proftpd servers at a
168given time.</para></sect3>
169
170<sect3><title>ftptop</title>
171<para><command>ftptop</command> displays running status on connections.</para></sect3>
172
173<sect3><title>ftpwho</title>
174<para><command>ftpwho</command> shows current process information for
175each session.</para></sect3>
176
177<sect3><title>proftpd</title>
178<para><command>proftpd</command> is the daemon itself.</para></sect3>
179
180</sect2>
181
182</sect1>
183
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