WU-FTP Startup Voodoo?

Brett Kirksey ubuntu-users at valx.mailshell.com
Fri Sep 24 16:11:36 UTC 2004

On Friday 24 September 2004 at 16:35+0100, Thom May wrote:

> check /etc/inetd.conf to see that you have a line like:
> ftp             stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/sbin/tcpd
> /usr/sbin/wu-ftpd -l
> Then, 
> sudo invoke-rc.d inetd restart
> to restart it.

Okay, bear with me here, just so I will know, what exactly is this doing? When is it doing whatever it is doing? How do I make sure ftpd is running when I start or restart the computer.


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