I have got my proftpd running, but somehow I couldn't use my account "root" to login. I found this website helpful on install proftpd with mysql control.
but I got stuck on where the red
ProFTPd 1.2.8 with MySql Control for (Jaguar)
Download and install Proftpd installer. (Based on this build instructions)
open -e /usr/local/etc/proftpd.conf
and edit "SQLConnectInfo ftp@localhost db_name db_password". (Sample config file)
Turn off FTP via Server Settings App.
Create a Group called FTP with GID 1025 and a user called "users" with UID 1010 with a password.
Create a database in MySql called "ftp"
Create tables and fields and move the FTPAdmin* folder to your web directory.
Point your browser to http://yourdomain.com/FTPAdmin
*FTPAdmin soon to come... For now you can use phpMyAdmin to add new users.
Sorry, I'm so new with linux, but I want to learn something.
Thanks for your help.