I am running VSFTP to do collaborative file sharing and have been for
several years now on redhat. I recently moved this function over to an
OES-Linux server and everything went well for a few months. In the last two
weeks VSFTPD has increasingly began dropping off-line. I have gone through
some of the Novell documentation telling me how to get VSFTPD running, but
the last article I read talked about editing a file that does not exist on
my server (/etc/init.d/vsftpd) and setting runlevel editor (vsftpd does not
show up in the runlevel editor). VSFTPD, at least in this implementation
seems to be controlled by xinitd.

What do I need to do to get VSFTP to run reliably? Any help would be deeply