FreeBSD : vsftpd not configured for standalone, must be started from inetd

By | October 24, 2012

Getting this error message trying to start vsFTPd on FreeBSD?

500 OOPS: vsftpd: not configured for standalone, must be started from inetd

Then you missed the important part shown at the end of “vsftpd.conf”!

Just uncomment “listen=YES”, “background=YES” and start the daemon again :