[lug] LAMP FTP setup

George Sexton gsexton at mhsoftware.com
Thu Jun 7 16:50:11 MDT 2007

bgiles at coyotesong.com wrote:
>> why even enable std ftp?
>> i just assume disable it in xinetd and just go with
>> the first half of your solution.
> Wouldn't the user's client display the error message?  A "sorry, you have
> to use sftp" message is far more user-friendly than an unexplained failure
> to connect.
Yes. This is the point. Try to give the user something that tells them 
why FTP isn't working.

> (BTW the xinetd stanza just runs that script on that port, not a ftp daemon.)
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