Install the port from /usr/ports/ftp/proftpd
make; make install.
'I selected all defaults for the install'
===> SECURITY REPORT:
This port has installed the following files, which may act as network servers and may therefore pose a remote security risk to the system.
This port has installed the following startup scripts, which may cause these network services to be started at boot time.
make sure to edit /usr/local/etc/proftpd.conf
also add proftpd_enable="YES" to /etc/rc.conf
make sure to touch /var/log/proftpd.log '- for first time install'
also vi /etc/newsyslog.conf and add the following line to rotate the log
/var/log/proftpd.log 600 3 1000 * J
Current proftpd.conf settings
ServerName "Earlham CS Cluster Hopperprime ftp server" ServerType standalone DefaultServer on ScoreboardFile /var/run/proftpd.scoreboard # Logging SystemLog /var/log/proftpd.log DisplayLogin /etc/motd Port 21 MaxLoginAttempts 3 MaxClientsPerHost 3 "Sorry, you may not connect more than three times." #Ports PassivePorts 40000 49999 #set some basics on timeouts, etc... TimeoutStalled 1800 TimeoutLogin 120 TimeoutIdle 600 TimeoutNoTransfer 900 # 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 CommandBufferSize 512 # Set the user and group under which the server will run. User nobody Group nogroup # To cause every FTP user to be "jailed" (chrooted) into their home # directory, uncomment this line. #DefaultRoot ~ # Normally, we want files to be overwriteable. AllowOverwrite on # Bar use of SITE CHMOD by default <Limit SITE_CHMOD> DenyAll </Limit>