Guide – How To Start – FTP Server Basic on Debian 11

Connection to FTP Server Basic on Linux Debian 11

  1. Install PuTTY. You can download PuTTY from the link – Launch PuTTY.
  2. In the “Host Name” field, enter the IP of the virtual machine and click “Open”
  1. In the opened console you should enter a username and password that were specified when creating the virtual machine (when entering the password is not displayed). 

4. To create a new user, enter the command sudo addsftpuser and click  “Enter”

5. Next, you need to come up with your own “Username” and  “Password”. To introduce “Repeat password” and click  “Enter”

6.  You can download “FileZilla Client”  it from the link: Download FileZilla Client for Windows (64bit x86)

7. In the “Host” field, enter the IP of your VM In the “Username” and “Password” fields, enter the data that you entered when creating a new user (see p. 7) In the “Port” field, enter 22 And click “Quickonnect

9.  The examples of the basic ftp user management commands that can be entered after connecting in the PuTTY client: 

The changing of the password for an existing user:

> sudo passwd username

The deletion of user:

> sudo delsftpuser

The blocking of user account: (works only for password login)

> sudo usermod -L username

The unblocking of user account:(works only for password login)

> sudo usermod -U username

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