This project provides an Apache Commons VFS implementation for the Apache FTPServer project. Instead of working only on local files, with this VFS bridge you can connect to any VFS provider. You can still use a local file system, but you can also use a ZIP file, loop through to another FTP server, or use any other available VFS implementation such as DctmVFS.
FTP server which works on a top of HDFS. It aAllows to connect to HDFS using any FTP client. FTP server is configurable by hdfs-over-ftp.conf and users.conf. Also it allows to use secure connection over SSL and supports all HDFS permissions