proftpd.conf(5) ProFTPD server configuration file


The proftpd(8) daemon reads its configuration file, typically stored in one of the following locations:


or passed to proftpd with the -c command-line option.

The proftpd.conf configuration file contains directives , one per line. Lines starting with # and empty lines are comments and are ignored. Directives are case-insensitive, whereas values are case-sensitive. Values may be enclosed in double-quotes (") if they contain spaces.

The possible directives and their descriptions are described online at




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