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Apache FTP Protocol Support

The FTP Protocol Module provides support for the File Transfer Protocol to the Apache HTTP Server. It allows you to combine Apache's powerful authentication, SSL encryption, dynamic content and filtering capabilities with the venerable FTP protocol.


How to Obtain the FTP Protocol Module

The mod_ftp module is a subproject of the Apache HTTP Server project and is at this time not distributed with the server. Its source code can be checked out from the Apache Subversion repository at:


See the Apache HTTP Server Developer Resources page for more information about the Subversion repository.

Instructions for building mod_ftp are included in the STATUS file in the repository.