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Running a web server and ftp server from the same box

Running a web server and ftp server from the same box

Running a web server and ftp server from the same box

We currently have a CentOS 6.x box sitting in the DMZ which runs a Windows Server 2012 VM upon which our web server lies. I've been asked to set up an FTP server for external customers, I'm trying to think through the easiest way to do this..Would using IIS on this box to set up FTP as well work, or would running vsftpd from the Centos box itself be smarter.

Just looking for opinions, security concerns, etc etc.

RE: Running a web server and ftp server from the same box

Actually I should expand on this a bit since I've had a few hours to research and poke around a bit. Basically we have a single CentOS box in our DMZ which runs a Windows server 2012 VM as our webserver.

Today I was asked to set up an FTP server for an external service/customer to be able to drop files off for some of our developers.

Any suggestions as to the best way to tackle this? I was just thinking of setting up something like vsftpd on the box, but now I'm reading about the differences between sftp and vsftpd etc etc so I figured I might as well get some opinions as to the best way to go about this.

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