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Configuring TCP/IP Services? (FTP)

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The Question is:

I just installed VMS on my Alphastation 255 and installed FTP. I ran the configuration files for just  basic tcpip server services. Telnet, rlogin and ftp. FTP is not working but the others are. I added tcpip$startup.com to sysstartup_vms.com.  I get the
following error trying to enable ftp.
TCPIP> show service
Service             Port  Proto    Process          Address            State
FTP                   21  TCP      TCPIP$FTP             Disabled
RLOGIN               513  TCP      not defined             Enabled
TELNET                23  TCP      not defined             Enabled
TCPIP> enable service ftp
%TCPIP-E-STARTERROR, error starting FTP service
-TCPIP-E-BADVALUE, value Service User_name is incorrect
-RMS-E-RNF, record not found
%TCPIP-E-STARTERROR, error starting FTP service
-RMS-E-RNF, record not found
While reading the manual it did talk about a UIC needed for TCPIP but said the configuration routine would assign one if I didn't.  So I assume I don't have to do this, but the "User_name" part makes me think that this might be relavant, but I'm not sure
what to check.
I am relatively new at VMS admin work.

The Answer is :

  Please enable and configure FTP via TCPIP$CONFIG.COM, as this will
  take care of setting up the necessary username and directory.

answer written or last revised on ( 13-MAR-2000 )

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