Very secure FTP Daemon, a secure, fast FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux.

The latest vsftpd release is v3.0.3, currently at
When downloading, always check the GPG signatures, of course!
Releases are infrequent since bug reports are infrequent at this time.

vsftpd alternatives

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