vsftpd means “Very Secure” FTP Daemon. This is a kind of lightweight FTP server. Commands to help you install and configure require superuser privileges.
To install vsftpd, you must enter the following command:
apt-get install vsftpd
First you need to open the configuration file using your text editor. This example uses vim
vsftpd allows anonymous users to access the server by default. This feature is considered a serious security vulnerability. To disable, you must enter an anonymous login by changing the following line:
To enable local login, uncomment the following:
The following command enables the download:
Next, you need to save the file and close the text editor. Then run vsftpd as a daemon:
service vsftpd start
This step is final in order to enter the FTP server from your local computer.