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CrossFTP Server Linux RHEL 8: A Beginner's Guide

CrossFTP Server Linux RHEL 8 A Beginners Guide

CrossFTP Server is a powerful FTP server software designed for Linux-based operating systems. It provides a user-friendly web interface that allows users to manage and transfer files easily. In this article, we will guide you through the installation and setup process of CrossFTP Server on Linux RHEL 8.

Table of Contents

  1. Prerequisites
  2. Installation
  3. Configuration
  4. Accessing CrossFTP Server
  5. Adding Users


Before starting the installation process, ensure that your system meets the following requirements:

  • Linux RHEL 8 operating system installed and updated
  • A stable internet connection
  • Sudo privileges


  1. Open the terminal on your Linux RHEL 8 system.
  2. Run the following command to download the CrossFTP Server package:
wget https://www.crossftp.com/download/CrossFTPServer-1.97.9.tar.gz
  1. Extract the downloaded package using the following command:
tar -zxvf CrossFTPServer-1.97.9.tar.gz
  1. Navigate to the extracted folder using the following command:
cd CrossFTPServer-1.97.9
  1. Run the installer script using the following command:
sudo ./crossftp-installer
  1. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.


  1. Open a web browser and navigate to http://localhost:8083.
  2. Log in using the default username "admin" and password "admin".
  3. Once you have logged in, you will be prompted to change your password. Follow the instructions to change your password.
  4. You can now configure CrossFTP Server according to your preferences. You can change settings such as the port number, SSL encryption, and IP address filtering.

Accessing CrossFTP Server:

  1. To access CrossFTP Server, open a web browser and navigate to http://localhost:8083.
  2. Log in using your username and password.

Adding Users:

  1. Log in to CrossFTP Server using your username and password.
  2. Click on the "Users" tab.
  3. Click on the "Add User" button.
  4. Enter the user's details and set their permissions.
  5. Click on the "Save" button to add the user.

In this article, we have discussed how to install and configure CrossFTP Server on Linux RHEL 8. We have also explained how to access the server and add users. We hope this guide has been helpful to you in setting up your own FTP server. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them below.

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