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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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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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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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 ...
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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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virtualbox ftp hangs on list command

I have virtual box installed on a windows 7 64-bit computer, with Cent OS 5.5 as guest os. I want to be able to use ftp between those. I've installed vsftpd on the guest os, and the guest os uses a ...
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Best way to restrict FTP access to a single directory?

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 10.04, and I'd like to give someone SFTP access to a single directory, but prevent them from seeing anything else on the system. What's the best way to pull this off? I ...
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Is there a Linux FTP server that can resolve symbolic links when users are jailed?

I'm currently sing ProFTPd with mount points to "emulate" dir sym links. However, the problem is, what to do when you have file symlinks? I could hard link them, but this means replacing all of my ...
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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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Passive ftp on Server 2008

I have a new Windows 2008 server with IIS7. When I connect to the ftp in active mode, it works fine. In passive mode, it connects, but then times out trying to get the directory listing. I tried ...
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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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ftp.exe does not convert end of line characters while transferring to FreeBSD ftp server

I am having problems transferring a text file from Windows 7 using ftp.exe to a FreeBSD server. After the file transfer the end-of-line characters are not changed from \r\n to \n, Instead they remain ...
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Trouble creating FTP in Server 2008

I have been trying to create an FTP server on my new Server 2008. I have been following both (very detailed and highly published here guides) For setting up using IIS Manager ...
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FTP issue - VSFTPd and connecting to from FileZilla

I'm trying to connect to a CentOS Linux box that I have hosted on EC2 and I think I have everything configured correctly but when I try to connect I get this series of messages Status: Connection ...
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replacing FTP with SFTP

The site I manage has already suffered one major and one minor breach so I'm looking closely at methods of improving security. We've been using FTP... Everybody seems to agree that FTP must be ...
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GetFileSize method fails on file of exactly 146170227 bytes

Yeah, this is a weird one. When attempting to get the file size of a file on an FTP server in Windows Server 2003(SP1 and 2), the action will fail if the file size is EXACTLY 146170227 bytes. ...
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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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Setting up FTP on Windows Server 2008, virtual machine

I am setting up a virtual machine with Windows Server 2008 that utilizes Hyper-V. I am trying to set up FTP access to the machine, but I cannot connect to the FTP server from my local machine. I can ...
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mcafee local automatic update

I'm working in a intranet with 50 machines and I'd like to set up mcafee to have each machine update its engine et virus definitions on a local FTP. How to set up this configuration and what are the ...
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Why is my FTP output file blank?

From the Windows command prompt, I have FTPd to a Windows web server. I can get a file, and I can see a directory listing with dir, but I want to save that list locally. I tried dir > ...
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IIS 8.5 IISManagerAuth Provider 530-User cannot log in

I am trying to set up FTP Publishing for a Site in IIS 8.5 (Windows Server 2012 R2) with a IISManagerAuth user. Unfortunately, I'm getting the dreaded Error 530-User cannot log in. It works perfectly ...
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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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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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site-to-site transfer (FXP) error

I'm enabled site to site transfer in IIS6 like this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/247132 but i receive this error in cuteftp program: STATUS:> [2011-10-15 11:45:24 PM] Site-to-site ...
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Filezilla client unable to get directory listing from Filezilla Server (Windows)

I've set up a self signed certificate in FileZilla server and enabled FTP over SSL/TPS. When I connect from the client FileZilla, I am able to authenticate but cannot get a directory listing: Status: ...
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How can I capture output from LFTP? (Output not written to STDOUT or STDERR?)

I would like get access to progress information from lftp. Currently, I'm using curl like so: curl http://example.com/file -o file -L 2> download.log This writes curl's progress information to ...
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Replace Whole Site by FTP

I've got a set of tools which periodically (about once a day) generate a complete set of static HTML pages for a site with associated folder structure etc. I then need to put those file onto the ...
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move/copy file using an ftp server

Is it possible (and how) to copy a file on a remote machine to a different place on the same remote machine using FTP?
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Adding FTP account to a website in IIS7

I'm trying to add an FTP account to a Website that I've setup in IIS7. Here's what I've done so far (following these instructions): added the windows account 'newFTP' found the site in IIS Manager ...
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Filezilla FTP Server - Security Implications of its usage on Windos Server 2003

I'm running Filezilla server on my dedicated windows 2003 server. It uses its own user-access control system. The Filezilla server service itself is running under the System user. When I setup ...
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Configure IIS FTP with a Virtual Directory to a UNC path

I am running an IIS 6 FTP Server on a Windows Server 2003 computer (lets call it FTPPC), connected to a domain (lets call it DOMAIN). Allow anonymous connections is off, so a user requires a domain ...
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ftp upload / how to change permissions / ownership “automagically”?

I've got a vsftp server running. Here's what I want to do : 2 developpers are given the access through an ftp client to a web directory. They write the files they want. Then they refresh the pages ...
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FTP client/server failing on switching to PASV mode

Update The ISP said that they recently added the area where this computer is located to their IPv6 network. Coincidentally, ever since the day they added that area to their IPv6 network, no FTP ...
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Need help understanding capturing from Wireshark?

I am having issues with my FTP servers. Connecting, sending and receiving fail sometimes, and it is not consistent. I manage to capture and filter by IP the packets, I just need pointers on what can ...
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Can't log in to FTP on Debian with vsftpd

Linux noob here so please bear with me :) I'm trying to setup FTP access to my Apache server but I'm receiving a 530 Login Incorrect error. I installed the vsftp package via sudo apt-get install ...
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FTP partial uploads on IIS8

I set up a new FTP server on Windows Server 2012 with IIS 8. When I upload an entire directory, many of the files are cut off and don't match the original file size. I haven't really compared them ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 updates broke VSFTP

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I did some minor updates using apt. After rebooting vsftp stopped accepting connections system user logins. In the auth log I am getting the following errors Dec 22 ...
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Is this way of setting permissions secure?

I was reading the following question as I have the same issue: FTP and Apache permission issues The first solution, while not the accepted one, seems to be close to what I need. I've added both ...
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Iptable config for cPanel FTP - Centos 6.2

I would like to open the FTP port in my iptables. The following is my config for iptables: #!/bin/sh IPT="/sbin/iptables" # Flush old rules, old custom tables $IPT --flush $IPT --delete-chain # ...
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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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connection times out after 1GB download

I have a very weird problem with few of my servers. It seems that users on these servers, whenever they download from them, either via FTP (proftpd) or HTTP (apache2), big files (over 1GB), the ...
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Easiest setup of FTP server with virtual users on Linux

I want an FTPd running on my server, with an easy way to setup users/directories. I don't need MySQL, anon access, local users etc. Preferably the users setup would be a plain file with something like ...
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Can explicitly ftps via Filezilla but not from code

This was originally posted to StackOverflow, but because the code works and this is most likely a network/firewall issue, I figured I'd ask it here. As the title states, I can connect to another ...