Are you looking for a secure and reliable FTP server solution for your Ubuntu 22.04 server? Look no further than Serv-U FTP Server! In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps to install and configure Serv-U FTP Server on your Ubuntu 22.04 server. Let's get started!
- Ubuntu 22.04 server
- Root access to the server
- Basic knowledge of Linux command line
Step 1: Install Serv-U FTP Server
- Log in to your Ubuntu 22.04 server as root user
- Update the package list using the command:
sudo apt-get update
- Install Serv-U FTP Server using the command:
sudo apt-get install serv-u
- Once the installation is complete, start the Serv-U FTP Server service using the command:
sudo systemctl start serv-u
- Enable Serv-U FTP Server to start automatically on system boot using the command:
sudo systemctl enable serv-u
Step 2: Configure Serv-U FTP Server
- Open the Serv-U FTP Server configuration file using your favorite text editor:
sudo nano /etc/serv-u/serv-u.conf
- Configure the following parameters according to your requirements:
- ListenIP: The IP address that the server will listen on. If you want the server to listen on all available IP addresses, set this to 0.0.0.0
- ListenPort: The port that the server will listen on. The default port is 21
- DataPortRange: The range of ports that the server will use for data connections. The default range is 1024-65535
- LogLevel: The level of logging that the server will perform. The default level is INFO
- EnableTLS: Whether to enable TLS encryption for the FTP connection. The default is false
- Save the configuration file and exit the text editor.
Step 3: Create FTP users
- Create a new system user using the command:
sudo adduser ftpuser
- Set a password for the new user using the command:
sudo passwd ftpuser
- Create a new FTP user account using the Serv-U FTP Server management console. You can access the management console by opening a web browser and navigating to http://your-server-ip:8080. Log in using your root user credentials.
- Once logged in, click on the "Users" tab and then click on the "Add User" button.
- Fill in the user details, including the username and password that you created in Step 3. Click on "Save" to create the new user.
Step 4: Test the FTP Server
- Open an FTP client on your local machine, such as FileZilla.
- Connect to the Serv-U FTP Server using the server's IP address, the port number, and the FTP user credentials that you created in Step 3.
- Once connected, you should be able to browse and transfer files to and from the server.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed and configured Serv-U FTP Server on your Ubuntu 22.04 server. You can now use this secure and reliable FTP server to transfer files between your local machine and your server.
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