How to start / stop / restart / enable / reload the Pure-FTPd server in Linux

Systemd is a new init system and system manager 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 services is available “/etc/init.d/. If you want to start, stop, restart, enable, reload & status of the service follow the below commands to do it. Either root or sudo Permission needed to run the below commands.

1) To Start Pure-FTPd server

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.service
or
# systemctl start pure-ftpd

2) To Stop Pure-FTPd server

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.service
or
# systemctl stop pure-ftpd

3) To Restart Pure-FTPd server

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.service
or
# systemctl restart pure-ftpd

4) To Reload Pure-FTPd server

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

# For Sysvinit Systems #
# service pure-ftpd force-reload
or
# /etc/init.d/pure-ftpd force-reload

# For Systemd Systems #
# systemctl force-reload pure-ftpd.service
or
# systemctl force-reload pure-ftpd

5) To view status of Pure-FTPd server

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

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

# For Systemd Systems #
# systemctl status pure-ftpd.service
or
# systemctl status pure-ftpd

6) To Enable Pure-FTPd server in boot

Use the below commands to enable the Pure-FTPd server in boot. In sysVinit system we can use Chkconfig command to configure services in boot via /etc/rd.d/init.d script & Systemd system via /usr/lib/systemd/system script.

# For Sysvinit Systems #
# chkconfig pure-ftpd on

# For Systemd Systems #
# systemctl enable pure-ftpd.service
or
# systemctl enable pure-ftpd

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Magesh Maruthamuthu

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