Configuring tnftpd FTP Server Options

You've just turned on your FTP server. If you looked at the /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist file, you noticed that the server runs by default with the -l option (from the

<key>ProgramArguments</key>
        <array>
                <string>ftpd</string>
                <string>-l</string>
        </array>

section), which is the option that forces the logging of successful and unsuccessful FTP sessions.

Other options are available in the FTP server, and select options are detailed in the command documentation table, Table 22.1. To change FTP server options, add the appropriate strings in /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist, then start and stop the FTP server.

Table 22.1. Command Documentation Table for ftpd
ftpdInternet File Transfer Protocol ...

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