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Re: [opensuse] running vsftpd on ipv4 and ipv6 ? [solved]
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 10:06:41 +0200
  • Message-id: <l09e2s$om4$>
Per Jessen wrote:

According to the comments in the sample vsftpd config file, I need two
copies of vsftpd.

# When "listen" directive is enabled, vsftpd runs in standalone mode
# and listens on IPv4 sockets. This directive cannot be used in
# conjunction with the listen_ipv6 directive.
# This directive enables listening on IPv6 sockets. To listen on IPv4
# and IPv6 sockets, you must run two copies of vsftpd with two
# configuration files.
# Make sure, that one of the listen options is commented !!

According to, the
vsftpd documentation is wrong. There is no need to run two copies to
have ftp on ipv4 and ipv6.

Per Jessen, Zürich (19.5°C) - free DNS hosting, made in Switzerland.

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