As of writing,
brew search ftp returns the following FTP servers:
Based on their websites,
pure-ftpd appears to be your best choice for easy installation.
Beginners can install a Pure-FTPd server in 5 minutes. It can be as simple as installing the package, typing
pure-ftpd & and… that’s all. You already have a running server, and clients can start to connect.
So for the two step, install and set to start each boot commands:
brew install pure-ftpd
brew services start pure-ftpd
vsftpd is a GPL licensed FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux. It is secure and extremely fast. It is stable.
ProFTPD grew out of the desire to have a secure and configurable FTP server, and out of a significant admiration of the Apache web server.