How To Start / Stop / Restart / Enable / Reload The Pure-FTPd Service In Linux?

systemd is a new system and service manager for Linux system, which was implemented/adapted into all the major Linux distributions over the traditional SysV init systems due to lots of issue/improvement has to be on SysVinit systems.

All the service files are available on /etc/init.d/ directory for SysVinit system.

For systemd system, the service files are available on /usr/lib/systemd/system/ directory.

If you would like to perform any kind of actions like start, stop, restart, enable, reload & status against the specific service then use the following commands.

Make sure that you should have admin privileges to run these commands except status command. It should be root or sudo permission needed to run the below commands.

What Is Pure-FTPd?

Pure-FTPd is a fast, production-quality, standard-conformant FTP server, based upon Troll-FTPd.

The server has been designed to be secure in default configuration, easy to set up and it is especially designed for modern kernels. It was successfully ported to Linux and Unix.

It’s offering many features include chroot(), virtual chroot(), home directories, virtual domains,passive downloads, FXP protocol, bandwidth throttling, sso authentication, real-time status report, virtual users, virtual quotas, TLS and more.

1) How To Start The Pure-FTPd Service In Linux?

Use the below commands to start the Pure-FTPd server in Linux.

For SysVinit Systems

# service pure-ftpd start
or
# /etc/init.d/pure-ftpd start

For systemd Systems

# systemctl start pure-ftpd
or
# systemctl start pure-ftpd.service

2) How To Stop The Pure-FTPd Service In Linux?

Use the below commands to stop the Pure-FTPd server in Linux.

For SysVinit Systems

# service pure-ftpd stop
or
# /etc/init.d/pure-ftpd stop

For systemd Systems

# systemctl stop pure-ftpd
or
# systemctl stop pure-ftpd.service

3) How To Restart The Pure-FTPd Service In Linux?

Use the below commands to restart the Pure-FTPd server in Linux.

For SysVinit Systems

# service pure-ftpd restart
or
# /etc/init.d/pure-ftpd restart

For systemd Systems

# systemctl restart pure-ftpd
or
# systemctl restart pure-ftpd.service

4) How To Reload The Pure-FTPd Service In Linux?

Use the below commands to reload the Pure-FTPd server in Linux.

For SysVinit Systems

# service pure-ftpd reload
or
# /etc/init.d/pure-ftpd reload

For systemd Systems

# systemctl reload pure-ftpd
or
# systemctl reload pure-ftpd.service

5) How To View The Pure-FTPd Service Status In Linux?

Use the below commands to view the Pure-FTPd server status in Linux.

For SysVinit Systems

# service pure-ftpd status
or
# /etc/init.d/pure-ftpd status

For systemd Systems

# systemctl status pure-ftpd
or
# systemctl status pure-ftpd.service

6) How To Enable The Pure-FTPd Service On Boot In Linux?

Use the below commands to enable the Pure-FTPd server on boot in Linux.

For SysVinit Systems

# chkconfig pure-ftpd on

For systemd Systems

# systemctl enable pure-ftpd
or
# systemctl enable pure-ftpd.service

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Magesh Maruthamuthu

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