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How to install and configure FileZilla Server

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Download FileZilla server from During the install of FileZilla there will be a prompt where the port number is 14147.  Change this port number to any other port between 10000 and 65534. Make note of the new port number. When launching the FileZilla Management Interface, you will need to enter the port number.

After FileZilla server is installed, we want to create a group.

  1. Select Edit > Groups.
  2. Click the Add button.
  3. Create a new Group and click OK.
  4. Select Shared folders.
  5. Click the Add button.
  6. Select the folder you want to share. Select the permissions you want to provide to the files and directories in the folder.
  7. Click OK.

Create a user.

  1. Select Edit > Users.
  2. Click the Add button.
  3. Give the user a name, select the group the user will be a member of, and click OK.
  4. Check-mark password and create a password for the user.

There are some easy security settings we can apply.

  1. Select Edit > Settings.
  2. Select Autoban.
  3. Check-mark Enable automatic bans

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