Linux, proFTPD, Servers/Services

Hide ProFTPD version from hachers

Lets edit proftpd.conf

1. Keep a backup first of /etc/proftpd.conf file

2. sudo nano /etc/proftpd.conf

To hide proftpd version we add a line above ServerName

ServerIdent Off

We can also change proftpd service name for the outside world:

ServerName “MyFTPServer” or put something else

3. Restart proftpd service

sudo /etc/init.d/proftpd restart