wzdftpd(8) a modular and cool ftp server


wzdftpd [arguments]


wzdftpd is a ftp server designed to be modular and entirely configurable online using SITE commands.

wzdftpd offers the following features:

- Simple configuration file, supporting inclusions
- Online administration, using SITE commands
- Backends to store users/groups in different structures
- Modules: internal, using shared librairies, or external

- Users are virtual: you do not need to create users in system
- SSL/TLS support
- Server is designed to run as a non-privileged user to enforce security
- Server can detect ip changes (dynamic ips) and set ip and passive ip

- Cross devices operations (copy/move) (though can be slow)
- Logging support (compatible with the wu-ftpd standard)
- Designed for high performances: coded with C, multithreaded


-h, --help
Display this text
Delete IPC if present (Linux only)
-f filename
Load alternative config file
-s, --force-foreground
Stay in foreground
-V, --version
Show version.


wzdftpd is written and maintained by Pierre Chifflier <[email protected]>

The Official wzdftpd website: http://www.wzdftpd.net/

This manpage was written by Roman Bogorodskiy <[email protected]>