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I installed ftp server vsftpd in my fedora 16 machine. It worked fine until this morning. Suddenly, this morning, when i entered command to restart vsftpd it shows following error

[root@localhost bibeknam]# service vsftpd restart
Redirecting to /bin/systemctl restart  vsftpd.service
Job failed. See system logs and 'systemctl status' for details. 

The status report is as follows

[root@localhost bibeknam]# service vsftpd status
Redirecting to /bin/systemctl status  vsftpd.service
vsftpd.service - Vsftpd ftp daemon
      Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/vsftpd.service; enabled)
      Active: failed since Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:37:11 +0545; 8min ago
      CGroup: name=systemd:/system/vsftpd.service

Does any one have solution for this problem?

Edit 1: System logs

Feb 27 17:01:42 localhost systemd[1]: vsftpd.service: control process exited, code=exited status=1
Feb 27 17:01:42 localhost systemd[1]: Unit vsftpd.service entered failed state.

Thanks in advance

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What do your logs say? – Jenny D Feb 27 '13 at 11:19
@JennyD : I updated my question – Bibek Subedi Feb 27 '13 at 11:47
Does anything get written to the log file /var/log/vsftpd.log? – TBI Infotech Jul 4 '14 at 7:34

Try below command

  $ systemctl enable vsftpd.service

  $ systemctl start vsftpd.service

You will probably want to include these lines in your startup scripts

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Amaralkar: both commands did not work :( – Bibek Subedi Feb 27 '13 at 11:43

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