This article will show you how to modify the FTP timestamp settings to reflect your server's local time zone. This is useful in situations where the FTP log files show a different default time zone (such as GMT).
- Root access and SSH access to your DV
- A basic understanding of the Vim editor
Note: The authoritative source for this information can be found at the following link: http://proftpd.org/docs/directives/linked/config_ref_TimesGMT.html
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- Connect to your server via SSH.
- Open up
/etc/proftpd.confwith vi to edit.
- Navigate to this section of the proftpd.conf file:
<Global> DefaultRoot ~ psacln AllowOverwrite on </Global>
- Next, add
TimesGMT offto the last line before
<Global> DefaultRoot ~ psacln AllowOverwrite on TimesGMT off </Global>
- Finally, restart