When users log in to FTP anonymously, they must format usernames as
example.com represents the user's domain name. This requirement directs your server to the correct
If a user does not include a domain name, one of the following errors will appear:
- If your server uses Pure-FTP as the FTP server, users receive a
421 Can't change directory to /var/ftp/error message.
- If your server uses ProFTP as the FTP server, users receive a
530 Login Authentication Failederror message.
You can set a message that anonymous FTP users see when they connect to your FTP server.
To set a welcome message, perform the following steps:
- Enter the welcome message in the Anonymous FTP Welcome Message text box.
- Click Save.