ProFTPd server IP address binding on Centos 5.9

By default ProFTPd server on Centos 5.9 tries to resolve current hostname to get IP address to bind. So if it fails if you hostname doesn’t resolve. To make it listen the socket on your IP add this line to your configuration file:

DefaultAddress 192.168.1.1

It will do the trick. Just change it to your actual IP.



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