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RE: ProFTPD fails to start

> -----Original Message-----
> From: redhat penguin [mailto:rh.pngn@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2007 3:23 PM
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: ProFTPD fails to start
> hi,
> I just installed ProFTPD using 'apt-get install proftpd'.
> The installation was successful but it said: ProFTPd warning: cannot
> start neither in standalone nor in inetd/xinetd mode. Check your
> configuration.
> My /etc/proftpd.conf has:
> ServerName         "rhftp"
> ServerType         inetd
> DeferWelcome         off

... [snipped rest of config file]

Change ServerType from inetd to standalone.

> Also i seem to have a 'proftpd' dir. in /etc (/etc/proftpd) inside
> there is: modules.conf  and proftpd.conf is this normal?

That is the normal place for the config files.  On my system, I
don't have a /etc/proftpd.conf, it is in the /etc/proftpd directory.
You should probably remove the one under /etc and use the one in

-- Kevin

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