FTP Server Selection

This feature lets you choose your FTP server software, or disable FTP for your server.
FTP Server Advantages Disadvantages Notes
  • Allows use of ”.ftpaccess” files for per-directory access controls.
  • Supports TCPwrappers based access controls.
  • Highly configurable.
  • Uses more memory.
  • Login notifications are not available.
  • Brute force protection is not available.
  • This is recommended only if you require additional configuration flexibility.
  • Faster login time.
  • Uses less memory.
  • Better security model.
  • Allows virtual user quotas.
  • Better compatibility with software RAID systems.
  • Support for brute force protection.
    • Ideal for memory-constrained systems.
    • Does not support TLS 1.0.
    • Default on cPanel systems.
    • This option will disable the local FTP server.

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