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    ftp in linux kernel

    hi everyone, i've been searching for the part of linux kernel code which handle ftp for a long time but the kernel seems too big
    can anyone tell me which part of the kernel handle ftp. (initiate connection, transfer data ...)
    thank you so much

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    Trusted Penguin Irithori's Avatar
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    May 2009
    ftp is handled in userspace. The kernel itself is neither a ftp server nor client.

    Afaik, the only ftp related code in the kernel is in the conntrack ftp module, which is used for connection tracking (as the name suggests already)
    You must always face the curtain with a bow.

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    hi, I have one more question
    what about ip_vs_ftp.c
    I found that file and I saw the init, finish ftp connection code ...

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