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The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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Q: How to configure FTP Server to allow anonymous FTP user to read only?

  1. Read General Notes
  2. Read How to install FTP Server for File Transfer service?
  3. sudo cp /etc/proftpd.conf /etc/proftpd.conf_backup
    sudo gedit /etc/proftpd.conf
  4. Append the following lines at the end of file
    <Anonymous ~ftp>
      User                        ftp
      Group                       nogroup
      UserAlias                   anonymous ftp
      DirFakeUser on ftp
      DirFakeGroup on ftp
      RequireValidShell           off
      MaxClients                  10
      DisplayLogin                welcome.msg
      DisplayFirstChdir           .message
      <Directory *>
        <Limit WRITE>
  5. Save the edited file (sample)
  6. sudo /etc/init.d/proftpd restart
The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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