How to Install vsftpd on Ubuntu Server

To configure Ubuntu as a FTP Server, we need to install FTP server package. The Very Secure FTP Daemon (vsftpd) is the most popular FTP server package that comes with most Linux distributions.

Do the following steps to Install vsftpd FTP Server on Ubuntu Server.

First, update the apt source list:

sudo apt-get update

Then, install the vsftpd package with apt-get install command:

sudo apt-get install vsftpd

Open the /etc/vsftpd.conf file and set following parameters as shown below.


Save the configuration file and restart the vsftpd server:

systemctl restart vsftpd

Now you can use an FTP client to access FTP Server on your Ubuntu Server.