Providing a secure connection to VSFTP with SSL/TLS using OpenSSL encryption

In this recipe we will learn how to configure VSFTP with Secure Sockets Layer /Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) in order to provide a secure connection using OpenSSL.

Where security is concerned, the Very Secure FTP Daemon is known for its attention in detail, but during the lifetime of your server there may come a time when you express some concerns over the safety of your data transfers. It could be the case that you have already considered the need for SFTP, having expressed concerns about the risk of packet sniffing, malicious activity in general or the use of clear text credentials, and to this end, it is the purpose of this recipe to show you how to encrypt all ...

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