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Re: opinions on replacing vsftpd with proftpd?



From: Matthew Miller <mattdm mattdm org>
> ProFTPD is great, but it shouldn't replace vsftpd. They serve
> different needs. ProFTPD has many features and powerful configuration
> options, while vsftpd is tiny and therefore intrinsically less exposed > to security risks.
>
> I think ProFTPD should be added to Fedora Extras, or maybe Fedora
> Alternatives.


Agreed. I personally prefer vsftpd. However, I don't see why Proftpd couldn't be made an option during the installation procedure. There's multiple ftp clients, mail clients, databases, etc in the package options list, why not just list multiple ftp daemons?



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