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This interface allows you to select an FTP server daemon, or to disable FTP services.

When you upgrade a server for which the FTP RPM's target is set to unmanaged, problems may occur in the cPanel user interface. For more information, read our How to Restore Missing FTP Interfaces in cPanel documentation. 

How to select an FTP daemon

To select an FTP daemon for your server, perform the following steps:

  1. In the FTP Server column, select ProFTPD or Pure-FTPd.
  2. Click Save.

Pure-FTPd and ProFTPD

The following list offers comparisons between these FTP server daemons:

For more information, visit the ProFTPD and Pure-FTPd websites.

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