FTP access to clients using a url

Posted January 26, 2015 4.9k views

Im running a game server in my vps. My clients need to access punkbuster screenshots. So i want to give them a link to access that .xml file.
please can you give me the steps to do that.
this is a sample link that one of server provider gave me early. but now this is not working. I want to make a link like this to give to my clients. thank you.
example link - ftp://30:5pkq5o9u@

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You would first need to set up an FTP server on your droplet if you have not already:

The link you have displayed should work with any FTP server. The format is:


Make sure you create a new user account on your droplet for this and do not share your default root account details.

by Etel Sverdlov
Vsftpd is a fast and secure FTP server. Installing an FTP server can assist you with uploading files to your droplet. This tutorial describes how to install and set up vsftpd on Ubuntu 12.04.

ok thank you i will try this.

I created a new account and i tried to install vsftpd with sudo apt-get install vsftpd
but its ask for a password for ftp.
when i gave all my passwords i used here it says ftp is not in the sudoers file. this incident will be reported.