How to install ftpscan
on CentOS


Anders Magnus Andersen (izznogooood)

Simple ftp scanning for default username / password.

Scan provided subnet for ftp-servers (or IoT-Devices with ftp-login) with provided username / password.

Scans approximately one /24 subnet (254 addresses) in 2,5sec.

Made for the purpose of catching IOT devices with default password on internal networks.

Details for ftpscan

Last updated
17 May 2019

Enable snaps on CentOS and install ftpscan

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for CentOS 7.6+, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6+, from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The EPEL repository can be added to your system with the following command:

Snap can now be installed as follows:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install ftpscan

To install ftpscan, simply use the following command:

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