1. Install ProFTPd

2. Edit proftpd configuration file

Change the following lines to the following:

Change “servername” to the server name of the ftp server and “/mnt” to the ftp root location.

3. Add user

Change “username” to a username you wish to use. If you are exposing this server to the internet then do not use one like “ftp” as that will be obvious to brute force attacks. Use at least 12 characters plus symbols for the password.

4. Restart ProFTPd

5. Check to ensure ProFTPd is listening

Output should be something like:

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