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Creating SFTP Users chrootdirectory /var/www

I am trying to create a new sftp user in Ubuntu 12.04.4 and am running into some trouble. After creating the first sftp user, I document the commands for later user and then delete the user and try ...
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1answer
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How to check last FTP logins using SSH?

I've just bought a new VPS (its operating system is CentOS). As this is my first experience with VPS, I don't know everything about managing and ... One of my customers told me his website is not ...
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1answer
111 views

Centos set default ftp directory for a user

I am setting up accounts for people to connect to the server through ssh and SFTP. When I test the login, it goes straight to the "/" directory, and I do not want that to happen. I want to make it so ...
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1answer
98 views

Hide or revoke permissions to the .ssh directory for sftp and ftp access

I dont want that the user has access to the ssh key via sftp and ftp. Is there a way to change the directory or revoke the permissions, even to see the .ssh directory ? Have not found anything with ...
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0answers
35 views

Cant see a subdirectory in CentOS

I just moved over a VPS setup from Fedora to CentOS. Everything seems to be fine except I'm having an issue where I can't see a directory called "thumbs" in a directory called "imagelib". The php ...
0
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1answer
38 views

Authenticate ftp users on mysql through secure channel

I've to face this problem regarding security: some sFTP servers (proftpd) in a dmz that need to authenticate users against a mysql (native cluster|percona cluster|MariaDB cluster) through a secure ...
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1answer
33 views

SSH - ftp user multiple folder permissions [closed]

I have a server with SSH access. Hope anyone can help me very quickly with permissions. I have a folder, in that folder there are 10 more folders (f1, f2, f3, f4, f5, f6, f7, f8, f9, f10). I created ...
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4answers
64 views

Transfer a huge directory between servers (one of them has no ssh)

So we switched from some crappy shared hosting provider to a dedicated server and I'm trying to transfer a 250+ GB directory from the old crappy server (which I don't have ssh access to), to the new ...
2
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1answer
206 views

Using FTP to delete files from remote server:

I am using this to remove file from remote server sshpass -p $SERVER_PASSWORD ssh $SERVER_IP 'find '$SERVER_PATH_TO_REMOVE_BACKUP' -maxdepth 1 -type d -mtime +10 -exec rm -rf {} \;' I want to use ...
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0answers
113 views

Setting up ssh on Debian to allow some users log in with ldap

I have a server in which users can't login via ssh but can upload files by sftp. This server has an ldap database of users and ssh and sftp are configured with the ldap, so none of the ldap users ...
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2answers
41 views

Connecting through another FTP [closed]

I have some very large files I'd like to transfer to my new dedicated server from a shared hosting account. I'm wondering if it's possible, using Ubuntu Server, to connect to the other FTP (which ...
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2answers
189 views

Simplest way to jail users for git [closed]

I'd like to create a couple user accounts on my server such that the users can check out a specific git repository. Ideally, the user would not be able to gain access to a shell or copy any files ...
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1answer
1k views

Setup SFTP vsftpd on Centos 5 with chroot

I would to like to restrict a user to certain directory(ies) but also allow to use SFTP for transfer. I looked at the answers provided to similar questions at: How do I setup SFTP for sites without ...
0
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2answers
244 views

Upload large database SQL file

I've a database of more than 20Gb of size on my hard disk. What is the best way to upload it with the least (money) load possible on the server? - I'm on Windows 7. - I have FTP and SSH access on ...
1
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2answers
76 views

Stopping user from gaining access to SSH after making FTP account

I am making users an FTP account on some remote servers, but i don't want them to have access to SSH, only FTP. How is this possible on Ubuntu, running pureftpd? Thanks.
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1answer
798 views

sftp/ssh failing after adding “Match group” clause

I am attempting to set up an sftp server on ubuntu/precise on EC2. I have been successful in adding a new user that can connect via ssh, however once I add the following clause: Match Group sftp ...
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2answers
253 views

“No such file or directory exists”? [closed]

Ok, so I have this Virtual Dedicated Server laying around, and I thought I'd turn it into a game server. So, I used wget in PuTTy to download the Half-Life Game server installer package, but when I go ...
3
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1answer
3k views

Connection timeout when trying to SSH

The other day I tried to connect to my remote server via SSH as i always have. But now when I try to connect it just times out after about 60 seconds. I run service ssh start Which tells me that ...
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2answers
169 views

Is there a way to log who upload or change a spesific file? (centos) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My server’s been hacked EMERGENCY There is a file that keeps infected with this code. I can't figure out why. So I want to log who upload or change the file. Is there a ...
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1answer
368 views

Cant Login using SSH or Filezilla FTP

I had been using linode successfully for the last 3 months. The server OS is a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. From a few hours, I am not able to login through SSH via putty. After I enter the username and ...
0
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1answer
214 views

FTP user without access to other folders

I'm a newbie with FTP/User permissions. I have a domain and a dedicated server. Lets say my domain is www.mysite.com All my files are inside httpd folder. I'd like to create a folder for a new user ...
4
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1answer
1k views

Can I configure VSFTPD to listen only to localhost?

I have a legacy app that needs FTP and cannot do SFTP. My solution is: put an FTP server in place using VSFTPD configure the firewall to accept port 21 connections only from localhost Set up an SSH ...
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3answers
926 views

SSH / TLS support for midnight commander?

Does anyone know if Midnight Commander could support FTP over TLS / SSH? One of our clients use Midnight Commander and we since we recently switch to explicit FTP over TLS (for security reasons) she ...
0
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5answers
2k views

How to delete massive files via ftp or ssh?

On my servers, one of the scripts that I have been using keeps creating the blank files at root and I haven't been noticed for more than over 6 months and now total files are created more than 500,000 ...
0
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3answers
241 views

Copying files SSH vs sFTP [closed]

I'm a bit of a unix noob, but this question seems super basic, yet I can't find an answer anywhere. Basically, to my knowledge, sFTP is just FTP over ssh. So, why can't I drag and drop files from ...
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1answer
303 views

What's faster: SFTP or FTP via SSH tunnel?

I find SFTP very slow in WinSCP, especially when many small files have to be transferred. Will FTP via SSH tunnel be faster?
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1answer
38 views

Modify a text file in server? [closed]

I need to modify the ape.conf file in my apache server. However when I access it through filezilla the file is read only. How do I modify it? Can I change permissions with SSH? Or what would be the ...
0
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3answers
149 views

Backup website with SSH to offsite location

I need to backup a website, but I am working within size constraints. I've tried the old tar -cpzf backup.tar.gz * but there isn't enough free space on the host to write the file. I have a few ...
2
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2answers
3k views

How to list all FTP usernames using SSH

I have a CentOS 5.5 server. How can I get a list of all the FTP users on the server using SSH?
2
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3answers
10k views

ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

I've got an odd and urgent problem. I'm trying to connect to a vendor's ftp site. I have tried connecting from multiple places. I've found that I cannot connect from my production server1 but I can ...
0
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3answers
775 views

I lost access to my webserver with FTP and SSH, What can I do?

I have a weird issue, I've been using this webserver for months without problems, but this morning I accessed with FTP to move some files, and then every time that I wanted to download or upload files ...
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2answers
1k views

remote ftp connection from remote server via WinSCP or a windows program?

I have a new server. The hosting gives me a ftp account for backing up the main server. My problem is, I can only connect to this ftp account from the server. I don't like surfing inside folders via ...
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2answers
2k views

“Corrupted MAC on input. Packet Corrupt” on file transfer over SSH, SCP, and FTP on Linux Server

help on this would be great. Specs: LAMP server Linux OS - Debian 5.0.1 4x Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.80GHz Important Packages: openssl - SSL security iptables - firewall to block all requests ...
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1answer
604 views

Changing copssh default FTP root breaks RSA authentication

I have a question about copssh configuration. I want to change the home directory when a user logs in via SFTP but when I change the directory in the /etc/passwd file, I am no longer able to login ...
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1answer
1k views

COPSSH RSA only authentication connection problem

I am trying to setup an RSA Authentication only SSH/SFTP server. The SSH will be used primarily for RDC. Everything works just fine if I use password authentication. I am using Putty Key Generator to ...
2
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1answer
107 views

Remote file access

We're needing to provide remote (read/write) access to a number of files on our network to several users (some technical, some non-technical) who will be running Windows. The non technical users will ...
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2answers
251 views

Make vsftpd accept simple ftp connections

...instead of sftp Right now ftp-ing to my server works great with sftp over port 22, but there are times when i'm on my home network and don't need the extra ssh layer. Also, I suspect that not being ...
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3answers
1k views

I setup vsftpd on ubuntu server on my ec2 instance, how to connect using SSH?

I connect to my ec2 instance using ssh so I don't have to login each time. I just installed vsftpd on the ubuntu server, but when I connect it obviously asks for my username and password. Since I ...
2
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3answers
591 views

FTP an entire folder via the command line

I'm looking so migrate some websites to a new server. I have SSH access to the current one but only FTP access to the new one. How can I via Centos and SSH copy entire folders to the new server via ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Change permission of files with the owner 'apache'

Hay, i have some files on my server with the owner set to "apache", I'm not quite sure how this happened. Anyway, i need to change the permission of these files to 0777 so i can download/edit them. ...
0
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4answers
2k views

How can I determine which ftp server is running on my ubuntu box

I can access my ubuntu box via ftp with username root and the same password I use for root ssh access. I can't seem to ftp into the box with other usernames that are fine via ssh. I've tried ...
7
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2answers
8k views

What a pros and cons of FTP vs SSH for file transfers?

Why to consider setting up an FTP service on a server when files transfers work fine by means of SSH (with Midnight Commander on a Lunux and FileZilla on a Windows client)? What are pros and cons of ...
0
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1answer
31 views

Serverlocation moved and how can I Move the files

I´ve a big problem. I have to move data from an old Webspace which is only accessibla by ftp. No we have a new root server which is accessible by ssh of course :-) No i Need to move all data from ...
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3answers
692 views

need to delete files owned by apache - unsure how to do that

Running apache on rhel server and sometimes I need to delete some files that I can not using my FTP program, because the FTP account I am logged into is not the apache user. I am on a Mac and there ...
0
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3answers
3k views

How to know the full path of a file using SSH?

I am beginner for SSH stuff but i want to dump a big sql file and for that i need to be able to navigate to the appropriate path in my hosting account. I managed to login to SSH and i typed pwdbut it ...
0
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2answers
112 views

Migrating to a new server

I was asked by a client to move a website to a new server. Normally I would make a local copy by downloading it and then uploading it to the new server after making any necessary configuration changes ...
0
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3answers
2k views

forward ssh and ftp with a reverse proxy (squid)

I already have a reverse proxy setup for HTTP, and im now looking to add ssh and ftp to it. i assume i can just copy the rules from the http list? how do i go about forwarding the requests? id like ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Mixed ftp ssh permission problem

I'm running a webserver and I've setup two groups. One with just me, and another with me and a collaborator. I've chmodded to 755 my htdocs folder and I gave a specifically "upload" dir the group ...
0
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3answers
343 views

secure methods to upload files to apache?

I 'm a web developer and I need to know which are the most popular and secure methods to upload my files to an Apache production server? I guess that ftp remains out of the list as the password is ...
6
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9answers
36k views

How can I map a SFTP to a Drive, natively in Windows

Today I saw that Vista and Win7 (which I am using) have the option to map ftp natively, according to this article: http://cybernetnews.com/cybernotes-map-a-ftp-to-a-drive-in-windows/ But I need to ...