About vsftpd The first two letters of vsftpd stand for “very secure”…
The first two letters of vsftpd stand for “very secure” and the program was built to have strongest protection against possible FTP vulnerabilities.
Step One – Install vsftpd
You can quickly install vsftpd on your server in the command line:
sudo apt-get install vsftpd
Once the file finishes downloading, the VSFTP will be on your server. Generally speaking, it is already configured with a reasonable amount of security. However, it does provide access on your Server to anonymous users.
Step Two – Configure vsftpd
Once vsftpd is installed, you can adjust the configuration.
Open up the configuration file:
sudo nano /etc/vsftpd.conf
The biggest change you need to make is to switch the Anonymous_enable from YES to NO: