Independent FTP Daemon 1.5 review

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iFTPd, Independent FTP Daemon, is an open source FTP server written in Java

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Edward Power
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iFTPd, Independent FTP Daemon, is an open source FTP server written in Java. Independent FTP Daemon features platform independence, system independence, ruggedness and a virtual file system.

The target audience of the FTP server is for those admins that need to be able to share files without having to install several other programs and databases and without having to configure the rest of the system.

Here are some key features of "Independent FTP Daemon":
Platform independence (Where do you want your JVM to go today?)
System independence
Does not require any users / groups on the host system.
Does not require an SQL database.
Does not does have weird and wonderful dependencies that must be downloaded from 500 different places.
Once started, only the admin can stop iFTPd
Virtual file system
Create virtual file links, virtual directory links
Merge several directories into one virtual directory
Completely transparent to the user
Users and groups
Firewall friendly
Text file-based configuration
Telnet-based status monitor
HTML status monitor


Check that conf/iftpd.conf is to your liking.
Make at least one group in conf/groups/.
Make sure that at least one of the groups has a root directory.
"/stash/ftp/" r+ "/"
Make at least one user file in conf/users/.
Start iFTPd.
Linux users run:

What's New in This Release:
SSL (AUTH TLS) support has been added.
Old scripts have been replaced with
ALLO has been added for binary mode, but untested because no clients support it.
Groups can contain other groups.
SITE UTIME support has been added.
Group files can have empty lines.
CLNT support has been added.
StatusToHtml (#CLIENTNAME#) has been added.
The rename bug has been fixed (only worked with full paths before).
Aborted transfer notification should finally be fixed.
FEAT support has been added.
IdleStrictChecking has been added in iftpd and iftpd.conf.

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