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Standalone FTPD within SMF

Hello
We are trying to run the WU_FTPD demon in standalone mode (-S argument) via an SMF service. Prior to SMF, this was achieved by simply commenting out the FTP line within the inetd.conf file. However, within SMF, I believe we need to carry out the following activities:

i) Remove the FTP service from INETD SMF service control (which should prevent INETD from monitoring the FTP port);
ii) Import the FTP service as a standalone service into SMF (so that the FTP demon then monitors the FTP port).

We carried out the following activities:
i) Disabled and deleted the current FTP service as follows:
inetadm -d network/ftp
svccfg delete network/ftp

ii) Imported a customised FTP manifest file that starts the FTP demon as standalone.

The FTP service is now running fine as a standalone service, but inetd is no longer fine. It continually fails. The following is found within the log files:

svc:/network/inetd:default: Method "/usr/lib/inet/inetd start" failed with exit status 1

Does anyone know how we can successfully run the FTPD service within SMF as a standalone demon without upsetting the INETD service? Simply disabling the FTP service using INETADM and importing our customised FTP service seems to cause problems.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Cheers
Dave
 

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