Guide – How To Start – FTP Server on Linux Stream Minimal

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Connection to FTP Server on Linux Stream Minimal

  1. Install PuTTY. You can download PuTTY from the link – Launch PuTTY.
  1.  In the “Host Name” field, enter the IP of the virtual machine and click “Open”.
  1. In the window that appears, click Accept.
  1. Enter the username and password that was used to create the virtual machine.

(If you enter a password, it will not be displayed.)

  1. To create a new user use the command 

sudo useradd -m  username

Where username is the name that the user comes up with

  1. To create a password, use the command

sudo passwd 12345678

Where 12345678 is the password that the user comes up with

Important: When entering a password for security purposes, it will not be displayed, also the password has to be a maximum of 8 characters. If you enter a password with more than 8 characters, it will be shortened. While entering a password in the FTP client, only the first 8 characters will be taken.

Then you need to enter




Where The public IP address of this VM

And YYYYY – Unprivileged ports (Must be allowed in VM security group).

Connection with Filezilla client 

  1.  Now, for further connection, you need to install “FileZilla Client”

You can download it from the link:

  1. 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 step 7)

In the “Port” field, enter 22

And click “Quickonnect”

  1. 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 the 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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