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How to enable ftp on VirtualBox

You can transfer file from your local machine to virtual box via shared folders or via ftp.

By default looks like ftp is blocked on Virtual Box

Just inside your guest O/S i.e. VirtualBox Linux go to

/etc/xinetd.d/

and modify gssftp file

Change from ‘Yes’ to ‘No’ for DISABLE column as shown in below screenshot and remove value against “server_args”

ftp

 

 

 

 

 

You can restart ftp service via following command

/etc/init.d/xinetd restart

 

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