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I have created a user for vsftpd using adduser ftpuser -d /var/www and then I ftpd in using ftpuser. issue is that when I try to write to sub directories, it would not allow that how can I fix tht thanks

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Trying setting write_enable to yes in /etc/vsftpd.conf. Remember to restart vsftpd after the change.

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Also note that that user needs write access to the directory or file you're trying to write to.

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