Definitive instructions for installing secure Proftpd with OpenSSL – Part 2

In part 1 of this guide we:

  • prep’d the server to compile our own installations of ProFTPd and OpenSSL
  • downloaded the latest OpenSSL source
  • compiled and installed OpenSSL

Now we’re going to do this for the latest version of ProFTPd.

Note: In this part of the guide we’re simply doing the basics and won’t be configuring ProFTPd in any way. We want to be sure we can get ProFTPd installed and running in debug mode with a default configuration before we get into the weeds. In later parts of this guide, we’ll configure the FTP server and I’ll go over the options I use and why I use them, in addition to making sure SSL works as intended. Continue reading Definitive instructions for installing secure Proftpd with OpenSSL – Part 2