Archive for March, 2008

Specifying ports for passive FTP 

Normally when you connect to a FTP server through passive mode, the server will randomly select a port to use. You can specify a more finite range for the server to use if you like in either vsftpd or proftpd. Here’s how: vsftpd: pasv_min_port=22800 pasv_max_port=23000 proftpd: PassivePorts 22800 23000 The reason you would want to […]