Problem with xinetd

Ray Leventhal ubuntu at
Wed Jan 28 19:49:50 UTC 2009

Knute Johnson wrote:
> I'm trying to configure xinetd to control access to my vsftp server.  I 
> installed xinetd, I put the config file in /etc/xinetd.d and I started 
> xinetd.  Only it won't start vsftpd.  Anybody know of a detailed (read 
> that for idiots) installation and setup instructions?
> Thanks,
Try running:
sudo tail -f /var/log/messages

when you restart xinetd.

That might reveal some issues.

Just a thought.


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