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Chapter 25. FTP Serving > Setting Up Anonymous FTP

Setting Up Anonymous FTP

As you have seen, setting up the FTP server to allow real users to have FTP access is not difficult. Setting up the FTP server to allow anonymous FTP takes some work. Be warned that setting up anonymous FTP makes your machine vulnerable to yet more attacks. For whatever reason, you might have a need to conveniently distribute or receive files. An anonymous FTP server can provide an easy cross-platform way to accomplish those goals.

To set up an anonymous FTP site, do the following:


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