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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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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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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setenforce: SELinux is disabled

I'm in a CentOS 5 machine, and try to install vsftpd. I want to configure ftp_home_dir using setsebool -P ftp_home_dir on but it says: setsebool: SELinux is disabled. I try to enable it using ...
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IIS 7.5 FTP IIS Manager Users Login Fail (530)

IIS 7.5 FTP IIS Manager Users Login Fail (530) I'm trying to set up a FTP site on IIS 7.5 that allows IIS Manager Users to login. I'm following this guide: http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/321/...
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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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Default owner/permissions of created files via VSFTPD

How do I set the default values of directories and files created to be 775 ? My understanding is that I need to modify the umask on VSFTPD, but how do I know what to change it to?
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Automate proftpd-basic install on ubuntu using apt-get

I'm trying to build a shell script to automate the installation of several packages onto an Ubuntu 10.04 server, and I'm having problems with proftpd-basic. I'm using the command line apt-get -qy ...
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A free WebDAV client for Windows?

I'd like to copy files from a network drive to a SharePoint site (perhaps as a mapped drive). What's a good client to do so? Obviously Windows (XP) Explorer is bad, I'm trying RichCopy at the moment....
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 - Howto downgrade vsftpd?

How can I downgrade vsftpd from the latest Ubuntu package (2.3.5) to version 2.3.2? I have tried to put this into /etc/apt/preferences file: Package: vsftpd Pin: version 2.3.2* Pin-Priority: 1001 ...
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VSFTPD - Change User Home Directory

I need to update a ftp user's home directory. Could I run the userdel command then re-add the user without losing the directory the user was attached to? Or is there another way to change the user's ...
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FTP/Windows/COmmand Line

How do I connect to my ftpserver from command line in just one command line. For Example : ftp://hello.mydomain.com is my ftp server URL. I usually open a command prompt Start -> Run -> cmd and ...
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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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vsftpd does not create pid file required for monit

I want to monitor vsftpd server from monit on CentOS 5.4 but somehow vsftpd does not create pid file in /var/run (nor in any other place). Is this behavior normal for this distro? How should I ...
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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 > c:\somefile....
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Backup linux to ftp server

What do you use for backups to ftp server? I've tried the setup with Amanda and virtual tapes on the ftp server mounted with Curlftpfs and I'm not satisfied with it. I just don't feel confident about ...
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Why can't I connect to some ftp servers from behind my win2008 NAT?

I want to connect to an FTP server from my local network, which is behind a NAT. The gateway is a Win 2008 server, configured with routing and remote services / Nat enabled. The problem exists from ...
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How to Deny all IPs except one in Filezilla Server?

Using the standard Filezilla IP Filter GUI interface seen here, I want to deny all IP addresses in the first box and in the second box allow only one IP# back in. Am having problems with CIDR ...
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EC2 FileZilla login OK but no write or delete access

I am a total Apache noob, and after much hair-pulling and gnashing of teeth finally got SFTP access to new EC2 instance in passive mode. Can login only as "ec2-user", or "root" with no password, but ...
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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 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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CentOS install proftpd with yum

Server: CentOS 6.2 64bit How can I install Proftpd using yum? A search for the package doesn't find it: yum list proftpd Error: No matching Packages to list Although my CentOS 6 VPS does find it, ...
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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 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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ProFTPD Virtual User Directory

Alright, I'm trying to replicate a web hosting company's basic setup here by authenticating virtual users via SQL and redirect/jail them to their directory. I've accomplished most of the goals here, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 says:...
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Connections Number of VSFTP in Passive Mode

When working with passive mode, if we set pasv_max_port to 10100 and pasv_min_port to 10090. Does it mean the VSFTP server can only service 10 clients concurrently? Can we set a same port number to ...
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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. http://www....
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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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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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proFTPD unable to determine IP address

When starting the server this error is returned Starting ftp server: proftpd2014-08-03 18:39:22,045 web-amd-3700-2gb proftpd[22126]: warning: unable to determine IP address of 'web-amd-3700-2gb' 2014-...
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Enable outbound active ftp for Amazon EC2

I'm trying to FTP out using a php script on EC2. When using passive mode it works great but it fails in active mode. I've tried opening high ports in EC2 security group but it's still not working. ...
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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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VSFTPD - FTP over TLS - Upload stops after exactly 82k?

I installed a VSFTP daemon on a CentOS server, using a RSA certificate for logging in using explicit TLS. Now, I cannot upload more than 82k. With files under that limit, there is no problem. The FTP ...
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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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Can you connect to a TLS FTP site using the Windows command line FTP client?

We setup vsftp on an Ubuntu server for our customers. We had a few customers ask for a secure option, so we setup explicit FTP over TLS and we removed the ability to connect unsecured. Now we are ...
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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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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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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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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 ...