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where are the ftp logs on an centOS machine?

I am having problem transferring files using filezilla. I can browse the remote site but can not make a transfer.

Error: Could not connect to server
Status: Delaying connection for 5 seconds due to previously failed connection attempt...
Status: Resolving address of callhome4free.webspacecommerce.com
Status: Connecting to xxx.xxx.xxx.100:21...
Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message...
Error: Could not connect to server
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The name of the log file is xferlog, usually it's under /var/log/ directory.

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It looks like you are using ProFTPD (have to dig since you didn't specify) which puts logs files in the /var/log/proftpd directory if you are using CentOS RPMs.

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If you're having problems connecting check that FileZilla has "passive" on. These settings are under FileZilla settings | connections.

The error you're getting sounds like it never connects? When you first connect does the fileZilla client ever say "connection Established"?

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