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Increase Maximum Concurrent FTP Sessions in Virtualmin

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Increasing the maximum concurrent connections or FTP sessions can, in most cases, increase the rate in which you download or upload files via FTP. With Virtualmin, you can increase this limit with a few simple mouse clicks. You’ll first of course need to have Virtualmin installed and to be logged into Virtualmin with Webmin access. If you’re not sure how to do that, please read the following guides:



How do I increase the maximum concurrent FTP sessions in Virtualmin?

Once you’re ready to proceed, please refer to the following steps to increase this limit in Virtualmin:


  1. Click on the Webmin section
  2. Click on the Servers option
  3. Select the ProFTPD Server module


Showing the ProFTPD Server Location


  1. Click on Networking Options



  1. Locate the field for Maximum concurrent sessions
  2. Click the radio button that allows you to enter a custom value
  3. Enter in a new value of your choosing such as 20
  4. When you’re satisfied, click the Save button