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= RELEASE NOTES =
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY FTP SERVER, RELEASE 2.4.2-BETA-16 - December,1997
wu-ftpd is a replacement ftp server for Un*x systems. Besides
supporting the ftp protocol defined in RFC 959, it adds the following
o logging of transfers
o logging of commands
o on the fly compression and archiving
o classification of users on type and location
o per class limits
o per directory upload permissions
o restricted guest accounts
o system wide and per directory messages.
o directory alias
o filename filter
o virtual host support (similar to the apache httpd server)
This release is maintained by Academ Consulting Services as a public service
to the Internet. Please report bugs to email@example.com. Be sure to
include a specific description of how to reproduce the bug, your hardware
and software release levels and the name and version of the compiler you
used to build the server.
It is strongly recommended that you READ ALL THESE FILES before you start
attempting to to install this software:
o INSTALL covers basic installation.
o NOTES covers some specific issues with respect to documentation and
some system specific information.
o VIRTUAL.FTP.SUPPORT outlines how to configure this feature of
For help setting up this server, you can try the following sources:
o _Managing Internet Information Services_, An O'Reilly and Associates
book. This book has many excellent chapters on setting up
anonymous ftp sites using standard ftp servers as well as the wu-ftp
o WU-FTPD FAQs
- Koos van den Hout's FAQ at http://www.hvu.nl/~koos/wu-ftpd-faq.html
- Washinton University at St. Louis' Web Page: http://www.wustl.edu/ftp
o WU-FTPD Resource Pages
- Kent Landfield's Resource Pages: http://www.landfield.com/wu-ftpd
- Academ Consulting Services' Page: http://www.academ.com/academ/wu-ftpd
o The wu-ftpd mailing list. To subscribe, send email with the
message body of "subscribe wu-ftpd" to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: If you are reporting a bug, please be sure to copy your message
to email@example.com so it will get a tracking number.
The following notices apply to this package:
Copyright (c) 1994 Washington University in Saint Louis.
All rights reserved.
This product includes software developed by Washington University in
Saint Louis and its contributors
Copyright (c) 1980, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990 The Regents of the
University of California. All rights reserved.
This product includes software developed by the University of California,
Berkeley and its contributors.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY AND CONTRIBUTORS
``AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL WASHINGTON
UNIVERSITY OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES;
LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER
CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT
LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN
ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
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