How to Limit FTP connections (pure-FTP)

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How to Limit FTP connections from the same IP address? (pure-FTP)

# Maximum number of sim clients with the same IP address

MaxClientsPerIP 8

1. Open the pure-FTP configuration file.

vim /etc/pure-ftpd.conf

2. Search for the line “MaxClientsPerIP” and change the value to a required one. By default the value is 8. It is not recommended to increase the value for security reasons.

3. Restart FTP service using the command given below.

/etc/init.d/pure-ftpd restart

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