Solved-ProFTPD error during sentora installation in centos 7.4

In Centos 7.4 minimal, proFTPD package is not avaible that’s why you are facing proFTPD issue when you install Sentora in Centos 7.4.

when you try to install sentora in centos 7.4 then you get this following error

-- Installing ProFTPD
Error: Nothing to do
Failed to execute operation: No such file or directory
Failed to start proftpd.service: Unit not found.

because ProFTPD package is not available in your Repo file. So you need to install 1st proFTPD package from EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) on fresh Centos machine.

Follow below the steps to download proftpd package:

  1. Login your server with root access
  2. Install EPEL
yum install epel-release


yum install proftpd
  1. Check proftpd package with below command
yum info proftpd

Now you can install sentora on centos 7.4 without any error:

Download the Sentora:


Make the Sentora installation script executable :

chmod +x install

Now execute the Sentora installation script :


Congratulations!!! Now Sentora has been installed on your

Server without any issue.


  1. ==============
    It appears that package proftpd is already installed. This installer
    is designed to install and configure Sentora on a clean OS installation only!

    Please re-install your OS before attempting to install using this script.


    1. No Karma, it’s means proftpd is not available in CentOS 7.4 that’s why we need to install proftpd 1st and after that we can install and configure Sentora easily.


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