FTPD(8) System Administration Utilities FTPD(8)

ftpd - File Transfer Protocol server.

ftpd [OPTION...]

File Transfer Protocol daemon.

-4, --ipv4
restrict daemon to IPv4
-6, --ipv6
restrict daemon to IPv6
use AUTH for authentication
server configured for anonymous service only
debug mode
start the ftpd standalone
increase verbosity of syslog messages
neglect RFC 2577 by giving info on missing users
change default location of pidfile
do not display version in banner
set default idle timeout
set maximum value of timeout allowed
set default umask
AUTH can be one of the following:
passwd authentication
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

Written by many authors.

Report bugs to <bug-inetutils@gnu.org>.

Copyright © 2023 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


The full documentation for ftpd is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and ftpd programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info ftpd

should give you access to the complete manual.

December 2023 GNU inetutils 2.5