File Transfer Protocol is a standard network protocol used to transfer data across one host to another via a TCP-based network

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Unable to upload file FTP

I have everyone restricted to their home folder via FTP. Within each home I have a public_html directory which I'm not able to upload to. I have added my user source to the ftp group. the ...
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How to use an FTP server as backup space for Windows Server 2012

I wanted to use an FTP location as backup for scheduled Windows Server 2012 Backup. I can't make it work because Windows refuses to accept the network location as drive. Even with "FTPUse" (socket ...
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Need to make all the timestamps on local files match their corresponding ftp hosted file's timestamp

I screwed up and downloaded ~10GB worth of files from my offsite backup location (ftp server) without checking the 'preserve timestamp' option in the client. The PC with the local files is a netbook ...
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Prevent brute force attacks in Microsoft FTP Server (IIS6/7)

Looking over my ftp-server logfiles, I find a lot of brute force attacks, where the same IP-address tries 100s of username/password combinations. Is there something I can do to make life harder on ...
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problem with passive FTP behind cisco asa firewall

i've problems connecting to an ftp-server behind a cisco asa firewall using passive mode. ftp works using active and "extended passive" mode, however: when i turn off "extended passive" (epsv in ftp ...
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500 OOPS: SSL: cannot load RSA private key vsftpd

Im configuring vsfptd on debian 7.3, Im trying to use ssl. I generate de certficates using this command: openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 1925 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout /etc/vsftpd/private/vsftpd2.key ...
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vsftpd - PAM - MySQL and pam_mkhomedir to create directories

I've been successfully using vsftpd with virtual users connecting with PAM to my mysql DB. Now I'd like to automate creation of user directories with successful vsftpd connection. Here is ...
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Issues with VSFTPD / FTP on Linux Ubuntu server - Steps for Troubleshooting?

I am dealing with an issue I am unclear on how to resolve and have been pulling my hair out for some time. I have been trying to configure an FTP user using the following (we use this same ...
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What is the secure way to isolate ftp server users on unix?

I've read documentation for various ftp daemons and various long threads about the security implications of using a chroot environment for an ftp server when giving users write access. If you read the ...
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Windows Server 2008 - Calling FTP from .CMD - Pass a parameter to an FTP file?

I am calling the following from a .cmd file: ftp -d -s:D:\backup\web-daily.txt The web-daily.txt file is an ftp input file with similar contents to this: open <server> <login> ...
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VSFTPD does not allow upload with virtual users

I am attempting to setup VSFTPD with virtual users on a server running Ubuntu 12.04. I have configured the server to allow for virtual users to login, but I am having trouble getting it to allow ...
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Am I at risk by leaving a test FTP account available on the server?

I have two Filezilla server instances on different WAN connections, both mapping to the same /test directory on the file server. To validate that clients have connectivity I have a read/list only ...
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File transfer between two servers, no FTP, no web

I am looking to automate the transfer of file in a given directory from one server to another server. they are both on the same network, can ping each-other, and even ssh from one to another. ...
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What can I do to replace FTP?

I'd like to replace FTP access with systems that are more secure. Sending passwords in plain text with no encryption is unacceptable and with single-sign-on growing, becoming less acceptable daily. ...
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What is meant by root in regards to website hosting? [closed]

I apologise in advance if this is a silly or easy question but I really need an answer ASAP. I have been asked to make some simple modification to a web page for a client. They already have a website ...
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How to disable passive mode in linux ftp command

I am using the "ftp" command of linux to send data to a 3rd party provider. This company states that we need to "Disable passive mode in your FTP client", and I confirm it doesn't work in passive ...
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Upload a directory recursively to an FTP server

I am writing a Linux shell script to copy a local directory to a remote server (removing any existing files). Local server: ftp and lftp commands are available, no ncftp or any graphical tools. ...
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Historical Question: anyone know why the Mac OS FTP client was designed read-only?

I always found it odd that Mac OS X's "Connect to server" menu let's you read and write to every protocol it supports but FTP. Is it just one of those mysteries, or have they ever discussed why this ...
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How to backup large directory from linux server to windows machine

Up until now ive been using FTP to connect to the server and copy the files to my local machine but the directory has grown 3gb in the past few weeks and it usually takes 40mins to copy 100mb so FTP ...
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FTP uploading in BASH script

I need to upload the entire content of a directory /home/test to my ftp server, in a specific folder. I will then schedule the script hourly via cron. Any examples? NB. consider that I'm on a Netgear ...
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Delete recursive directories with FTP command on Bash

I have a problem with my infrastructure here. I am in a closed DMZ and have to access a FTP-Server in another DMZ from a headless Suse Linux 10.1. So i think i only got the ftp command.. But i have ...
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lftp: how to copy file on remote server

How to copy file on remote server using lftp? Moving files is as easy as using mv command, but is there any command equivalent to cp?
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VSFTPD and Implicit SSL

I have a Debian Dedicated server and I want to enable Implicit SSL on it using VSFTPD and I am having a hard time. I have read online and the only thing I can really find is how to enable SSL and in ...
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Backing up Systems Locally and Offsite

I have 25 computers in a business office that right now are being backed up locally to a server. I want to also back these systems up to a remote server. Is their an ideal way to do this? My biggest ...
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FTP and Apache permission issues

Im having issues as to which user should own my www directory - ftp or apache? When set to the ftp user, the user can add, remoe and easily modify files but php file system actions generate permission ...
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Quotas in vsftpd?

I tried to configure user disk quotas for vsftpd. I configured quotas for ftp virtual users using the "quota" package on debian (you know, by editing /etc/fstab and all that stuff). Internet told me ...
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“500 Illegal PORT command” using command-line ftp [closed]

Has anyone figured out how to ftp a file down to a EC2 AMI using ubuntu on the command line? I am able to connect to ftp.drupal.org (I'm trying to dowmload a Drupal module) and then I can't even ...
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outbound ftp on server 2008 r2 stalls

the built in command line ftp client in server 2008 does not support passive mode so I've used these commands to allow outbound ftp (it stalls without this) 1) Open port 21 on the firewall netsh ...
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FTP Sites vs Sites in IIS 7.0

We have one FTP site set up (and working) basically like the instructions here: http://www.iis.net/learn/publish/using-the-ftp-service/creating-a-new-ftp-site-in-iis-7 It shows up under "Sites" and ...
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Pushing updates to live server… FTP isn't cutting it… a better method?

I'm the lead developer in a team of 2. My partner has only just joined the project and despite using GIT for version control etc, we are still stuck in the dark ages when it comes to code deployment. ...
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How do I set the default group for a vsftpd user's uploads? (ubuntu 10.04)

How do I set the default group for a vsftpd user's uploads? When I upload a file, the files group is set to the username... How do I get it to automatically set to a specific group?
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How to create FTP accounts with webmin? [closed]

How to create FTP accounts with webmin? Have tried to follow a couple of examples found via google.com but none of them worked!? Have added a user under system > users Server: proFTPD on Debian ...
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How to setup FTP on Linode?

It does appear that WordPress requires an FTP server to be installed to upload the files from the web interface. I have installed WordPress blog. I need to install some plugins but i m getting a box ...
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Passive mode for FileZilla FTP isn't working

We have FileZilla server 0.9.37 running on Windows server 2008 R2 Active mode works OK, The Windows firewall on the server is off. Our Router is a DrayTek vigor 2820. Under NAT, Open Ports, I have ...
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Finding out what is using up the most space on an FTP server

My company has hosted FTP, and we are currently over our disk quota. I need a way of finding out which folders on the FTP are the biggest culprits, so I can see if I can get rid of anything. I don't ...
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Create new vsftpd user and lock to (specify) home / login directory

I need to periodically give temporary and limited access to various directories on a CentOS linux server that has vsftp installed. I've created a user using useradd [user_name] and given them a ...
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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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Copy files from SVN server to external server via FTP

Currently I have about 5 servers, one I would like to use as a SVN server for development reasons, but I want it to be able to update the external server such as copying committed files to the ...
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Proftpd CentOS user can only login with a /bin/bash shell

I've created a user and assigned a password and group (new group). The problem is this user can only login to FTP (proftpd) if he has shell = /bin/bash If I set the shell to /bin/false then Proftpd ...
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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?
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Best/Secure Windows 2008 Server transfer protocol

I hate FTP because it is not secure, passwords are cleartext, etc. I want something safe for my windows server and I used to use sftp on linux for a while but now I turned to windows solution so I'm a ...
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Setting an FTP Server Access on EC2 - Filezilla Client Stucks, WinSCP Rules?

After spending long painful hours circumventing group security AND windows 2008 server Firewall, and setting up FIlezilla Server on an amazon EC2 instance with the correct settings (feeew !), I was ...
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How can I transfer FTP to FTP?

How to transfer ftp to ftp ? any direct ftp softwares to do this ?
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IIS7 Windows Server 2008 FTP -> Response: 530 User cannot log in

I just launched my first IIS FTP site following many of the tutorials from IIS.NET... I'm using IIS Users and Permissions rather than anonymous and/or basic. This is what I'm seeing while trying to ...
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How do IIS FTP 7.5 User accounts work?

We'd like to set up an IIS 7 FTP server with non-Windows user accounts. We've heard that FTP Server v7.5 supports this, but the documentation is talking about "IIS Manager Accounts" and implies that ...
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Incremental backup of site

I want to make periodical archive of my site. I have lftp script to download site content via ftp to today (date +%Y%m%d) directory. What is best way to make an incremental compressed backup without ...
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How to do automated FTP backups - and how to restore them?

I'm currently using a Virtual Server running Ubuntu Linux. The company hosting it does not do any kind of backups, but they offer me the oppertunity to do backups via FTP. Therefor, I get access to a ...
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Network throttling for large file upload process

My application need to have a file upload component which will be uploading very large(>1gb) files. I'm yet to decide on the protocol (HTTP or FTP) to go for (Any help in this regard will be highly ...
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Backup script to FTP with timed subfolders

I want to make a backup script, that makes a .tar.gz of a folder I define, say fx /root/tekkit/world This .tar.gz file should then be uploaded to a FTP server, named by the time it was uploaded, ...
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configuring vsftpd anonymous upload. Creates files but freezes at 0 bytes

vsftpd on ubuntu after sudo apt-get install vsftpd Then did configuration as in the attached /etc/vsftpd.conf file. Anonymous ftp allows cd to the upload directly and allows put myfile.txt which gets ...