How to Restart FTP Service (ProFTPd/Pure-FTPd) using SSH

June 15, 2023 / How-to Guide

This article helps in understanding how to restart FTP service (ProFTPd/Pure-FTPd) using SSH.

Follow the steps:

  1. To check which FTP daemon (ProFTPd/Pure-FTPd) is running on the server, execute the command given below-
    ps aux | grep ftp
  2. Now, log in to Linux server through SSH as a root user.
  3. To restart the Pure-FTPd service, run the below command-
    /etc/init.d/pure-ftpd restart
    service pure-ftpd restart
  4. And, to restart ProFTPd service on the server, run the command-
    /etc/init.d/proftpd restart
    service proftpd restart

There you go! The simplest method for restarting the FTP service via SSH was this. Please get in touch with our technical support staff if you experience any problems.

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