vsftpd – secure and fast FTP server

vsftpd is an FTP server, or daemon. The “vs” stands for Very Secure.

vsftpd is an inetd-based service. It has achieved ~4000 concurrent users on a single machine, in a production environment. vsftpd has achieved 86Mbyte/sec download over Gigabit ethernet between
Linux-2.4.x boxes.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Virtual IP configurations.
  • Virtual users.
  • Standalone or inetd operation.
  • Powerful per-user configurability.
  • Bandwidth throttling.
  • Per-source-IP configurability.
  • Per-source-IP limits.
  • IPv6.
  • Encryption support through SSL integration.

Website: security.appspot.com/vsftpd.htm
Support:
Developer: Chris Evans
License: GNU General Public License version 2

vsftpd is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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