Install ftp on Amazon Ec2

Install ftp on Amazon Ec2
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Install ftp on Amanzon Ec2

You can install ftp to your Amazon ec2 instance and able to provide access to other developer to work parallel on same in instance.

sudo apt-get install proftpd

Configration of ftp

sudo vi /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf

Add passive port range

PassivePorts 1024 1048

Add public ip

MasqueradeAddress 1.1.1.1

Full configration file

#
# /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf -- This is a basic ProFTPD configuration file.
# To really apply changes reload proftpd after modifications.
# 

# Includes DSO modules
Include /etc/proftpd/modules.conf

# Set off to disable IPv6 support which is annoying on IPv4 only boxes.
UseIPv6				off
# If set on you can experience a longer connection delay in many cases.
IdentLookups			off

ServerName			"Debian"
ServerType			standalone
DeferWelcome			off

MultilineRFC2228		on
DefaultServer			on
ShowSymlinks			on

TimeoutNoTransfer		600
TimeoutStalled			600
TimeoutIdle			1200

DisplayLogin                    welcome.msg
DisplayChdir               	.message true
ListOptions                	"-l"

DenyFilter			*.*/

# Use this to jail all users in their homes
DefaultRoot ~

# Users require a valid shell listed in /etc/shells to login.
# Use this directive to release that constrain.
RequireValidShell		on

# Port 21 is the standard FTP port.
Port				21

# In some cases you have to specify passive ports range to by-pass
# firewall limitations. Ephemeral ports can be used for that, but
# feel free to use a more narrow range.
PassivePorts                  1024 1048

# If your host was NATted, this option is useful in order to
# allow passive tranfers to work. You have to use your public
# address and opening the passive ports used on your firewall as well.
MasqueradeAddress		174.129.218.53

# This is useful for masquerading address with dynamic IPs:
# refresh any configured MasqueradeAddress directives every 8 hours

# DynMasqRefresh 28800

# To prevent DoS attacks, set the maximum number of child processes
# to 30.  If you need to allow more than 30 concurrent connections
# at once, simply increase this value.  Note that this ONLY works
# in standalone mode, in inetd mode you should use an inetd server
# that allows you to limit maximum number of processes per service
# (such as xinetd)
MaxInstances			30

# Set the user and group that the server normally runs at.
User				proftpd
Group				nogroup

# Umask 022 is a good standard umask to prevent new files and dirs
# (second parm) from being group and world writable.
Umask				022  022
# Normally, we want files to be overwriteable.
AllowOverwrite			on

# Uncomment this if you are using NIS or LDAP via NSS to retrieve passwords:
# PersistentPasswd		off

# This is required to use both PAM-based authentication and local passwords
# AuthOrder			mod_auth_pam.c* mod_auth_unix.c

# Be warned: use of this directive impacts CPU average load!
# Uncomment this if you like to see progress and transfer rate with ftpwho
# in downloads. That is not needed for uploads rates.
#
# UseSendFile			off

TransferLog /var/log/proftpd/xferlog
SystemLog   /var/log/proftpd/proftpd.log

QuotaEngine off

Ratios off

# Delay engine reduces impact of the so-called Timing Attack described in
# http://security.lss.hr/index.php?page=details&ID=LSS-2004-10-02
# It is on by default.

DelayEngine on

ControlsEngine        off
ControlsMaxClients    2
ControlsLog           /var/log/proftpd/controls.log
ControlsInterval      5
ControlsSocket        /var/run/proftpd/proftpd.sock

AdminControlsEngine off

#
# Alternative authentication frameworks
#
#Include /etc/proftpd/ldap.conf
#Include /etc/proftpd/sql.conf

#
# This is used for FTPS connections
#
#Include /etc/proftpd/tls.conf

UseFtpUsers  on
AuthGroupFile	/etc/group

AuthPAM on
AuthPAMConfig proftpd

AllowUser ftpuser
DenyALL

Note :
You should also allow the ports in ec2 security group associated with your instance
Click on security group you are using.

Go to inbound tab click on edit
Click on Add rule
Select Custom TCP Rule in Type add port range 20-21 and Sources Any Where
Again click on add rule
Select Custom TCP Rule in Type add port range 1024-1048 and Sources Any Where

Now you should able to access ftp.

Enjoy

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