Chapter 1. Background

Table of Contents
What is Proftpd
Who codes/maintains Proftpd?
Website & documentation
Bug reporting?
Mailing lists
Copyright Issues
The FTP protocol

What is Proftpd

ProFTPD is a ftp server primarily written for the various unix variants though it will now compile under win32. It has been designed to be much like Apache in concept taking many of the ideas (configuration format, modular design, etc) from it.