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I installed VSFTPD on CentOS but when I try to start the service it fails. What can I do?

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Did you configure /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf? Did you configure tcp_wrappers (vsftpd uses them!) Did you add ip_conntrack_ftp and ip_nat_ftp to IPTABLES for connection tracking? Did you add appropriate rules to IPTABLES? –  fpmurphy1 Jun 9 '11 at 15:08
    
I opend the port 21 and 20 for vsftpd in iptables –  AmirModiri Jun 9 '11 at 15:22
    
It fails? Doesn't it show you the reason? Did you check the log files? –  Hameedullah Khan Jun 9 '11 at 15:27
    
which log file you mean ? –  AmirModiri Jun 9 '11 at 15:37
    
/var/log/vsftpd.log is the default log unless you changed it in /etc/vsftpd.conf –  fpmurphy1 Jun 9 '11 at 15:43
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Check the log files (/var/log). Consult the CentOS manual if you don't know where/how.

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there is no log file over ther i make some change in vsftpd.conf for syslog_enable=yes and so on but there is no result for log file –  AmirModiri Jun 9 '11 at 16:03
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the problem is that i have another ftp server run On demand over my server

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