So this is a tricky one....
You have probably found that when you try to install modules on drupal via the cms you get an ftp error connection problem...
Steps to enable:
1. As of MAC OSX Mavericks you cant enable ftp sharing via the system preferences pane anymore - BOO!
So instead open the Terminal and enter the following command:
sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist
To then stop the server or start it when the system is running, you can issue either of the following commands in the Terminal: