On 18 Jun 2004 at 0:48, LW Ellis wrote: Good morning! > I'm trying to configure my ftpd so I can access the http server from > another computer. (for uploading web pages) According to The Complete > FreeBSD (I am a complete newby) I need to add a line to my > /etc/rc.local file I don't have one. I have a /etc/rc.conf Are they > the same? Or do I need a new file? > I do not think this applies any more. The only thing you have got to do after a fresh install (if you did not do it during the install) is to edit /etc/inetd.conf On line 7, remove the # (comment) on the line starting with #ftp stream tcp and your ftp server should be up and running after a restart. You may also check that your /etc/rc.conf contains the line inetd_enable="YES" > Next question > The line I need to add ??? > echo " ftpd" && ftpd -a -D xxx.xxx.xxx > (to restrict address to only one) > (from what I gleaned from ftpd(8) of the manual) > Seems like some fine tuning you can safely save for a later time. -Kjell > Later, > Leon
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