This article shows you how to install the default anonymous ftp daemon (ftpd).
had just installed 2.2.8 on a machine which would server as an FTP server for an upcoming
install-a-thon [that is an event experienced FreeBSD users help novices install FreeBSD on
their machines]. I first had trouble mounting the CD-ROM.
But then I wanted to be able to access the contents of that CD-ROM via anonymous ftp from
I just accepted all of the default settings.
For the welcome message, I used this:
Welcome to the NZFUG FreeBSD Install-A-Thon ftp server.
And that was it. You are now running anonymous ftp. It's so easy!