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
-a, --auth=AUTH
use AUTH for authentication
-A, --anonymous-only
server configured for anonymous service only
-d, --debug
debug mode
-D, --daemon
start the ftpd standalone
-l, --logging
increase verbosity of syslog messages
neglect RFC 2577 by giving info on missing users
-p, --pidfile[=PIDFILE]
change default location of pidfile
-q, --no-version
do not display version in banner
-t, --timeout=TIMEOUT
set default idle timeout
-T, --max-timeout
reset maximum value of timeout allowed
-u, --umask=VAL
set default umask
AUTH can be one of the following:
passwd authentication
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
-V, --version
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 © 2015 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later http://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.

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