Solaris Package Archive -- wu-ftpd 2.4.2.b18
Solaris Package Archive
What is it
Wuarchive-ftpd, more affectionately known as wu-ftpd, is a replacement FTP
daemon for unix systems developed at Washington University, St Lois (wustl.edu) by
Bryan D. O'Connor. (who is no longer working on it or supporting it). wu-ftpd
is reportedly the most popular ftp daemon on the Internet, used on many anonymous ftp
sites all around the world.
Personally I prefer the ProFTPD server as I find it much more configurable. Your mileage may vary.
The Academ wu-ftpd pages at
Kent Landfield maintains a resource center to collect all wu-ftpd related links at
The manpage for wu-ftpd can be viewed
along with the manpage for
Anonymous FTP Configuration Guidelines
A set of guidelines from CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) about
setting up anonymous ftp.
A file describing how to set up anonymous ftp in general in a secure way, avoiding misuse.
Send email to email@example.com
Each wu-ftpd package requires installation on the Solaris release it
was built on. Only install the correct version for your system.
Click here to read about the Solaris 7 packages.
You can download the source code from
See the main packages README for installation information.