Fedora 26
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ProFTPD Over SSL/TLS
2017/07/23
 
Enable SSL/TLS for ProFTPD to use secure FTP connections.
[1] Create certificates.
[root@www ~]#
cd /etc/pki/tls/certs

[root@www certs]#
openssl req -x509 -nodes -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout /etc/pki/tls/certs/proftpd.pem -out /etc/pki/tls/certs/proftpd.pem -days 365

Generating a 1024 bit RSA private key
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writing new private key to '/etc/pki/tls/certs/proftpd.pem'
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You are about to be asked to enter information that will be incorporated
into your certificate request.
What you are about to enter is what is called a Distinguished Name or a DN.
There are quite a few fields but you can leave some blank
For some fields there will be a default value,
If you enter '.', the field will be left blank.
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Country Name (2 letter code) [AU]:
JP
   
# country

State or Province Name (full name) [Some-State]:
Hiroshima
   
# state

Locality Name (eg, city) []:
Hiroshima
   
# city

Organization Name (eg, company) [Internet Widgits Pty Ltd]:
Server World
   
# company

Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) []:
IT Solution
   
# department

Common Name (eg, YOUR name) []:
www.server.world
   
# server's FQDN

Email Address []:
xxx@server.world
   
# admin email
[root@www certs]#
chmod 400 proftpd.pem

[2] Configure ProFTPD. Configure basic settings before it, refer to here.
[root@www ~]#
vi /etc/proftpd.conf
# add to the end

# fix PASV ports
PassivePorts              21000 21010
# enable SSL/TLS
TLSEngine                 on
TLSRequired               on
TLSProtocol               TLSv1.2
TLSLog                    /var/log/proftpd/tls.log
TLSRSACertificateFile     /etc/pki/tls/certs/proftpd.pem
TLSRSACertificateKeyFile  /etc/pki/tls/certs/proftpd.pem

[root@www ~]#
systemctl restart proftpd

[3] If Firewalld is running, allow PASV ports.
[root@www ~]#
firewall-cmd --add-port=21000-21010/tcp --permanent

success
[root@www ~]#
firewall-cmd --reload

success
FTP Client : Fedora
 
Configure FTP Client to use FTPS connection.
[4] Install FTP Client and configure like follows.
[redhat@dlp ~]$
vi ~/.lftprc
# create new

set ftp:ssl-auth TLS
set ftp:ssl-force true
set ftp:ssl-protect-list yes
set ftp:ssl-protect-data yes
set ftp:ssl-protect-fxp yes
set ssl:verify-certificate no
[redhat@dlp ~]$
lftp -u fedora www.server.world

Password:
lftp fedora@www.server.world:~>
FTP Client : Windows
[5] For example of FileZilla on Windows, Open [File] - [Site Manager].
[6] Input user info like follows, for encryption field, select [explicit FTP over TLS].
[7] The user's Password is required. Input it.
[8] The following waring is shown because the certificate is self-signed created one, it's no ploblem. Go next.
[9] Just connected with FTPS.
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