Florin Boariu florin at
Sat Dec 16 18:03:42 PST 2000

Here's mine. It works. I actually didn't change anything IIRC -- it's been
quite some time since I set it up.

Good luck!

On Sat, 16 Dec 2000, Shlok Smari Datye wrote:

> Still, it doesn't seem to work.
> If you're curious, I'm trying to login to my FTP server using an FTP app in
> MacOS (but I really don't think the ftp app matters)
> Shlok
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# This is a basic ProFTPD configuration file (rename it to 
# 'proftpd.conf' for actual use.  It establishes a single server
# and a single anonymous login.  It assumes that you have a user/group
# "nobody" and "ftp" for normal operation and anon.

ServerName			"ProFTPD Default Installation"
ServerType			standalone
DefaultServer			on

# Port 21 is the standard FTP port.
Port				21
# Umask 022 is a good standard umask to prevent new dirs and files
# from being group and world writable.
Umask				022

# To prevent DoS attacks, set the maximum number of child processes
# to 30.  If you need to allow more than 30 concurrent connections
# at once, simply increase this value.  Note that this ONLY works
# in standalone mode, in inetd mode you should use an inetd server
# that allows you to limit maximum number of processes per service
# (such as xinetd)
MaxInstances			30

# Set the user and group that the server normally runs at.
User				nobody
Group				nogroup

# Normally, we want files to be overwriteable.
<Directory /*>
  AllowOverwrite		on

# A basic anonymous configuration, no upload directories.
<Anonymous ~ftp>
  User				ftp
  Group				ftp
  # We want clients to be able to login with "anonymous" as well as "ftp"
  UserAlias			anonymous ftp

  # Limit the maximum number of anonymous logins
  MaxClients			10

  # We want 'welcome.msg' displayed at login, and '.message' displayed
  # in each newly chdired directory.
  DisplayLogin			welcome.msg
  DisplayFirstChdir		.message

  # Limit WRITE everywhere in the anonymous chroot
  #<Limit WRITE>
  #  DenyAll


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