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.
  • Allows virtual access on any IP address.
  • Better security model.
  • Allows virtual user quotas.
  • Better compatibility with software RAID systems.
  • Support for brute force protection.
  • Default on cPanel systems.
  • Ideal for memory-constrained systems.
   
  • This option will disable the local FTP server.