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Allow resuming (append/restart) of FTP transfer using ProFTPD

Stanislav KhromovStanislav Khromov

Change the config file:

vim /etc/proftpd.conf

Add the following line:

AllowStoreRestart On

Save the file and restart the service.

service proftpd restart

All users should now be able to resume their uploads.

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Comments 4
  • John Walker
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    John Walker John Walker

    Reply Author

    Thank you, this worked for me on my VPS server. But I did not need to restart service – says not running as a service, but if i run “sudo lsof” I see “in.proftp” running instead, with the name of the ftp user.

    Anyway, thanks for clear instruction!


  • Pedro Silva
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    Pedro Silva Pedro Silva

    Reply Author

    Thank you very much!


  • Ezra
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    Ezra Ezra

    Reply Author

    Worked for me. Tnx.


  • Gavin Jackson
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    Gavin Jackson Gavin Jackson

    Reply Author

    You may also want to add the additional similar config line…
    AllowRetrieveRestart On
    …which allows resumption of a download.