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enabling ftp

currently only sftp

   
1:26 pm on Aug 9, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Which config files do I need to edit in order to enable regular ftp on my server. Currently it only accepts sftp.
3:46 pm on Aug 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

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It depends on your ftp server. Unfortunately, there is no universal advice for this.

Unless you are offering files via FTP to the anonymous public, I wouldn't do it, though - and even then, I would make sure it is set up for downloads only.

Many hosts actually won't permit FTP or especially Telnet, because they are quite insecure. You are much better-off using SFTP for uploading your files.