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Ubuntu: How to Enable tls/ssl in proftpd
Ubuntu: How to Enable tls/ssl in proftpd
How to Enable tls/ssl in proftpd

Make folder to SSL

1: Create SSL Folder
mkdir /etc/proftpd/ssl

2: Generate ssl certificate

openssl req -new -x509 -days 365 -nodes -out /etc/proftpd/ssl/proftpd.cert.pem -keyout /etc/proftpd/ssl/proftpd.key.pem


Generating a 2048 bit RSA private key
writing new private key to 'proftpd.key.pem'
You are about to be asked to enter information that will be incorporated
into your certificate request.
What you are about to enter is what is called a Distinguished Name or a DN.
There are quite a few fields but you can leave some blank
For some fields there will be a default value,
If you enter '.', the field will be left blank.
Country Name (2 letter code) [AU]:US
State or Province Name (full name) [Some-State]:New York
Locality Name (eg, city) []:NYC
Organization Name (eg, company) [Internet Widgits Pty Ltd]:Name of company
Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) []: just press enter
Common Name (e.g. server FQDN or YOUR name) []: website name
Email Address []:Email

3: Enable TLS In ProFTPd

edit proftpd.conf

nano /etc/proftpf/proftpd.conf

on liste line add

Include /etc/proftpd/ssl.conf

save and exit

4: make ssl.conf

nano /etc/proftpd/ssl.conf
<IfModule mod_dso.c>
   LoadModule mod_tls.c

<IfModule mod_tls.c>
   TLSEngine                  on
   TLSLog                     /var/log/proftpd/tls.log
   TLSProtocol                SSLv23
   TLSOptions                 NoCertRequest AllowClientRenegotiations NoSessionReuseRequired
   TLSRSACertificateFile      /etc/proftpd/ssl/proftpd.cert.pem
   TLSRSACertificateKeyFile   /etc/proftpd/ssl/proftpd.key.pem
   TLSVerifyClient            off
   TLSRequired                on
save and exit

5: restart proftpd

/etc/init.d/proftpd restart

now you can use tls/ssl

in filezilla type ftps://website.tld
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RE: Ubuntu: How to Enable tls/ssl in proftpd
Nice Tutorial. Helped me a lot. BUT: There is an error in your tutorial:
nano /etc/proftpf/proftpd.conf

This Path is wrong: The proftpd.conf can be only found under /etc/proftp/proftpd.conf (without the f). I think it is a literal error.

Best regards,

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RE: Ubuntu: How to Enable tls/ssl in proftpd
Thanks for the post.
Installed on Centos 7 and working fine so far.
Regarding the paths on Centos 7; a folder for proftpd does not exist, so I had to create one before being able to create the ssl folder
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