Tested on:RPi3; Raspbian Stretch
Prerequisites:Raspberry Pi with Raspbian Jessie and internet connection (see steps 1-7 in the Introduction)

FTP-Server ProFTPD installation on the Raspberry Pi

An FTP server like ProFTPD allows FTP-based data transfer on a Raspberry Pi. Have a look at Raspberry.Tips for further information.

ProFTPD installation
Enter in the terminal

for installing ProFTPD.

ProFTPD configuration
Enter in the terminal

Change the two lines


Open proftp-custom.conf with

and write into the file

Enter in the terminal

and choose test als Passwort. Then, restart ProFTPD with

Now, an FTP server is running named raspberrypi for user ftpuser and password test

ProFTPD FTP server: http://proftpd.org
FTP wiki: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_Transfer_Protocol
Raspberry.Tips FTP Tutorial: http://raspberry.tips/server-2/raspberry-pi-als-ftp-server-betreiben

Knight of Pi

Johannes Bergs aka Knight of Pi. Diploma in Bioinformatics, some Webdesign and Python coding then. Living in the beautiful city of Vienna.


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