How to Edit the FTP Configuration for Pure-FTP

April 24, 2024 / How-to Guide

This article explains how to edit the FTP configuration for Pure-FTP. Editing the FTP configuration for Pure-FTP ensures optimal performance, security, and customisation of the FTP server environment.

To edit the FTP configuration for Pure-FTP, follow these steps:

  1. Utilize a text editor to create or modify the /var/cpanel/conf/pureftpd/local file.
  2. Enter your changes in the local file. For example, to set the ForcePassiveIP setting to the IP address, enter the following in the local file-

    1. To reset that value, update the local file with the following setting-
      ForcePassiveIP: ~
  3. To implement your modifications, execute a force update of FTP using the provided command-
    /scripts/setupftpserver pure-ftpd –force

In this manner, you can edit the FTP configuration for Pure-FTP. If you require assistance, feel free to reach out to our support team.

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