NOTE: CentOS Enterprise Linux 5 is built from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code. Other than logo and name changes CentOS Enterprise Linux 5 is compatible with the equivalent Red Hat version. This document applies equally to both Red Hat and CentOS Enterprise Linux 5.
The vsftpd RPM installs the
its configuration and related files, as well as FTP directories
onto the system. The following lists the files and directories
related to vsftpd
— The initialization script
(initscript) used by the /sbin/service command to start,
stop, or reload vsftpd. Refer to Section 22.4, “Starting and Stopping vsftpd” for more information about
using this script.
— A list of users not allowed to log into vsftpd. By default, this list
includes the root,
bin, and daemon users, among others.
— This file can be configured to either deny or allow
access to the users listed, depending on whether the userlist_deny directive is set to
YES (default) or NO in /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf. If
used to grant access to users, the usernames listed must
not appear in /etc/vsftpd.ftpusers.
/var/ftp/ — The
directory containing files served by vsftpd. It also contains the
for anonymous users. Both directories are world-readable, but
writable only by the root user.