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Part I Network Services Topics

1.  Network Service (Overview)

2.  Managing Web Cache Servers

3.  Time-Related Services

Part II Accessing Network File Systems Topics

4.  Managing Network File Systems (Overview)

5.  Network File System Administration (Tasks)

6.  Accessing Network File Systems (Reference)

Part III SLP Topics

7.  SLP (Overview)

8.  Planning and Enabling SLP (Tasks)

9.  Administering SLP (Tasks)

10.  Incorporating Legacy Services

11.  SLP (Reference)

Part IV Mail Services Topics

12.  Mail Services (Overview)

13.  Mail Services (Tasks)

14.  Mail Services (Reference)

Part V Serial Networking Topics

15.  Solaris PPP 4.0 (Overview)

16.  Planning for the PPP Link (Tasks)

17.  Setting Up a Dial-up PPP Link (Tasks)

18.  Setting Up a Leased-Line PPP Link (Tasks)

19.  Setting Up PPP Authentication (Tasks)

20.  Setting Up a PPPoE Tunnel (Tasks)

21.  Fixing Common PPP Problems (Tasks)

22.  Solaris PPP 4.0 (Reference)

23.  Migrating From Asynchronous Solaris PPP to Solaris PPP 4.0 (Tasks)

24.  UUCP (Overview)

25.  Administering UUCP (Tasks)

26.  UUCP (Reference)

Part VI Working With Remote Systems Topics

27.  Working With Remote Systems (Overview)

28.  Administering the FTP Server (Tasks)

Administering the FTP Server (Task Map)

Controlling FTP Server Access

How to Define FTP Server Classes

How to Set User Login Limits

How to Control the Number of Invalid Login Attempts

How to Disallow FTP Server Access to Particular Users

How to Restrict Access to the Default FTP Server

Setting Up FTP Server Logins

How to Set Up Real FTP Users

How to Set Up Guest FTP Users

How to Set Up Anonymous FTP Users

How to Create the /etc/shells file

Customizing Message Files

How to Customize Message Files

How to Create Messages to Be Sent to Users

How to Configure the README Option

Controlling Access to Files on the FTP Server

How to Control File Access Commands

Controlling Uploads and Downloads on the FTP Server

How to Control Uploads to the FTP Server

How to Control Downloads to the FTP Server

Virtual Hosting

How to Enable Limited Virtual Hosting

How to Enable Complete Virtual Hosting

Starting the FTP Server Automatically

How to Start an FTP Server Using SMF

How to Start a Standalone FTP Server in the Background

How to Start a Standalone FTP Server in the Foreground

Shutting Down the FTP Server

How to Shut Down the FTP Server

Debugging the FTP Server

How to Check syslogd for FTP Server Messages

How to Use greeting text to Verify ftpaccess

How to Check the Commands Executed by FTP Users

Configuration Help for Busy Sites

29.  Accessing Remote Systems (Tasks)

Part VII Monitoring Network Services Topics

30.  Monitoring Network Performance (Tasks)



Administering the FTP Server (Task Map)

Table 28-1 Task Map: Administering the FTP Server

For Instructions
Configure access to the FTP server
Use the ftpaccess, ftpusers, and the ftphosts files in the /etc/ftpd directory to establish or restrict access to the FTP server.
Set up FTP server logins
Establish login accounts for real, guest and anonymous users.
Customize message files
Edit the /etc/ftpd/ftpaccess file to configure the FTP server to return messages to the FTP client related to specific events.
Configure access to files on the FTP server
Use the /etc/ftpd/ftpaccess file to specify classes of users who are allowed to execute certain commands or to download and upload files to the FTP server.
Enable limited or complete virtual hosting
Use the /etc/ftpd/ftpaccess file to configure the FTP server to support multiple domains on the same machine.
Start the FTP server
Change the service properties to start the FTP server in nowait, standalone mode or foreground mode.
Shut down the FTP server
Use the /etc/ftpd/ftpaccess file and run the ftpshut to shut down the FTP server.
Troubleshoot some common FTP server problems
Check syslogd and use greeting text and log commands to debug problems on the FTP server.