Adding SSL encryption to vsftpd

There may be some situations where you want to encrypt FTP traffic with SSL certificates rather than using SFTP with SSH. Using vsftpd with SSL encryption is quite easy, and here’s how it’s done: First, you’ll need to make a new self-signed SSL certificate (if you don’t have a key and certificate available already): Once you have the key and certificate made, you’ll need to concatenate them into a PEM file:...

2007-11-26 · 1 min · Major Hayden