Friday, 18 May 2012

How to Configure FTP Server on RHEL 6

In this example we will configure a vsftpd server and will transfer files from client side.For this example we are using three systems one linux server one linux clients and one windows xp clients. To complete these per quest of ftp server Follow this link
  • A linux server with ip address and hostname Server
  • A linux client with ip address and hostname Client1
  • A window client with ip address and hostname Client2
  • Updated /etc/hosts file on both linux system
  • Running portmap and xinetd services
  • Firewall should be off on server
We have configured all these steps in our pervious article.
We suggest you to review that article before start configuration of ssh server. Once you have completed the necessary steps follow this guide.
Three rpm are required to configure ssh server. vsftpd, portmap, xinetd check them if not found then install

Now check vsftpd, portmap, xinetd service in system service it should be on

Select System service from list
Now restart xinetd and portmap and vsftpd service


On Linux client

ping from ftp server and run ftp command and give username and password

Most commonly commands used on ftp prompt are

put To upload files on server

get To download files from server

mput To upload all files

mget To download all files

? To see all available command on ftp prompts

cd To change remote directory

lcd To change local directory

  Now go on window clients and create a file. copy con command is used to create files on window. To save use CTRL+Z 


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