RE: ProFTPD fails to start
> -----Original Message-----
> From: redhat penguin [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2007 3:23 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: ProFTPD fails to start
> 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
> 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