Problem with xinetd

Knute Johnson knute2009 at
Wed Jan 28 21:28:18 UTC 2009

Smoot Carl-Mitchell wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 12:09 -0800, Knute Johnson wrote:
>> Ray Leventhal wrote:
>>> 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?
> Be sure you do not have inetd running.  I believe it is the default
> superserver in Ubuntu.  xinetd is a replacement for inetd.  

It's not running and it wasn't installed.


Knute Johnson

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