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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How Do I Install a Webmin Module? [closed]

I found that my Webmin doesn't come with the vsftpd module to configure vsftpd. I found on their site that that they have a download tarball. I downloaded it, but don't know what the proper steps are ...
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Packet loss during TCP handshake

I have to implement a pseudo TCP handshake that leads into a file transfer. I have no problem doing the file transfer: simple send-acknowledge. What I can't wrap my head around is how to do the three ...
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Using FTPS (FTP over explicit TLS/SSL) with active ftp?

I am using vsftpd with active ftp. I have module "ip_conntrack_ftp" (in /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config) on and port 21 is open. Connecting with FTP works, but FTPS doesn't. I can login but get no ...
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Hide .svn directories with Proftpd

Is it possible to hide directories with Proftpd? Specifically .svn directories. There is a HideFiles but not a HideDirectories directive. The problem with HideFiles is that it doesn't match on full ...
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How to create and edit .htaccess and .htpasswd locally on my computer and then upload to my site via ftp?

I'm making a website for a client, and I want to make a password protected directory. The problem is my account type only allows FTP, so is there any way to create the .htaccess and .htpasswd files ...
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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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Setting up an FTP server on Mac OS X Server

Can anyone direct me to a link that explains how to setup an FTP server on OS X Server? I searched for awhile and didn't find anything very useful.
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FTP user with home /var/www and group www-data has no write permission to /var/www

I have problems giving my FTP user who does not have sudo rights, write permission to /var/www. Question: How can I give the FTP user write permission to /var/www & subfolders only? ls -ld ...
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FTP - 500 I won't open a connection to xx.xx.xx.xx

I'm running a server on AWS and I'm connecting out to a partner's FTP site (not much idea what they are running). My server has an elastic IP. In the results below xx.xx.xx.xx is the internal IP ...
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sftp vs ftps, securing SSH and virtual users vsftpd

right now, i would like to encrypt data tranmission over ftp. I considered sftp and fpts. After reading the www, I concluded there is a general tendency to favor sftp over ftps (eg. ...
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Setting up VSFTPD on AWS EC2 Instance

I'm trying to set up VSFTPD passive hosting on my EC2 instance. I ran through these instructions http://www.synergycode.com/knowledgebase/blog/item/ftp-server-on-amazon-ec2 . However, when I tried to ...
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What is the syntax of lftp's mirror -x (exclude) option?

I want to mirror a directory using lftp but I want to exclude certain subdirectories. I tried mirror -R -e -x ^\.svn$ /documents/ /test and mirror -R -e -x /^\.svn$/ /documents/ /test but neither ...
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vsFTPd and iptables - how to configure them in CentOS 5.5?

I've installed vsFTPd in CentOS 5.5, on two servers, and added this rule to their iptables: -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 21 -j ACCEPT Looks like this is not ...
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What is a good tool to scan a FTP directory and show disk usage visually ala KDirStat/WinDirStat? [closed]

Is there a tool that can scan an FTP directory and build a visual representation of disk usage? I'm running on Windows so that platform is my preference for this tool, but a *NIX tool would also be ...
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How to move a set of files on the same FTP server?

On the remote FTP server, I have a set of files in the directory remote.dir1. I would like to move all the files in that directory to remote.dir2. I am using lftp and was trying something like this: ...
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Copying Folder Contents with Subdirectories Over FTP

I have a folder that contains multiple subdirectories. I would like to copy the contents of the folder over ftp (using lftp preferably) instead of the entire folder. When I use the mirror command, it ...
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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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HAproxy for load balancing vsFTPd servers

I have successfully set up a load balancing environment using HAProxy and 2 FTP servers running vsftpd. This is what the setup looks so far: Proxy: ftp00 | 192.168.2.135 (public, eth0) | 10.11.130.1 ...
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AWS connection error: Permission denied (publickey)

Sorry if this sounds redundant to you but trust me its not. I have tried almost majority of the links related to this problem but nothing is working for me so far. I even tried this article two. Below ...
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500 OOPS: SSL: cannot load RSA private key vsftpd

I'm configuring vsfptd on debian 7.3, I'm trying to use ssl. I generate the certficates using this command: openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 1925 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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IIS FTP Server works locally, but cannot connect from remote

I'm trying to setup an FTP server on Windows 2008 Server. I can connect locally: C:\>ftp localhost Connected to WebHead1 220 Microsoft FTP Service However, when I try to connect from remote, it ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Filezilla client and VSFTPD : GnuTLS error -12: A TLS fatal alert has been received

so right now i'am trying to configure vsftpd server for FTP(e)S. It seems i am encountering issues with different clients. Secure FTPD works fine for me. Filezilla not. The output from Filezilla ...
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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 ...