Installing ScaleFT Server Daemon (sftd)

First, add the ScaleFT package repository:

# Add the ScaleFT apt repo to your /etc/apt/sources.list system config file:
echo "deb http://pkg.scaleft.com/deb linux main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list

# Trust the repository signing key:
curl -C - https://www.scaleft.com/dl/scaleft_deb_key.asc | sudo apt-key add -

# Retrieve information about new packages
sudo apt-get update

Then, install the scaleft-server-tools package:

sudo apt-get install scaleft-server-tools
robert_chiniquy@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install scaleft-server-tools Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: scaleft-server-tools 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 13 not upgraded. Need to get 6,534 kB of archives. After this operation, 23.8 MB of additional disk space will be used. Get:1 http://pkg.scaleft.com/deb/ linux/main scaleft-server-tools amd64 0.18.6 [6,534 kB] Fetched 6,534 kB in 0s (7,132 kB/s) Selecting previously unselected package scaleft-server-tools. (Reading database ... 59001 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../scaleft-server-tools_0.18.6_amd64.deb ... Unpacking scaleft-server-tools (0.18.6) ... Processing triggers for systemd (225-1ubuntu9.1) ... Processing triggers for ureadahead (0.100.0-19) ... Setting up scaleft-server-tools (0.18.6) ... Created symlink from /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/sftd.service to /etc/systemd/system/sftd.service. robert_chiniquy@ubuntu:~$

The sftd daemon should start automatically. Check /var/log/sftd.log to verify that the daemon is running.

For usage information and advanced options, see the section on sftd.