Now, we need to run configure so that once we compile and install the program we end up with the options we want. PureFTPd has many options available, we will be covering only a handful of them here, but if you would like to see the entire list and review it for any additional options you might want to add before compiling simply type the following command:
For the purposes of this tutorial we will be using the following flags with our configure:
--with-ftpwho -Enables support for the 'pure-ftpwho' command which we will see later.
--with-paranoidmsg -Login failures will always show the same message regardless of error
--with-puredb -Enables support for virtual users which we will see later.
--with-privsep -Enables privledge separation for increased security.
--with-quotas -Enables virtual quotas, helps keep disk hogs under control
--without-banner -Don't display the initial banner.
So now we have decided on the options we want type the following at your terminal prompt: