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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Why does wget from ftp-sites sometimes create a few empty files when it downloads the rest of the files without problems?

I have downloaded 80.000+ image files stored on a FTP-site using wget(1) and most of the files where downloaded without problems but when I did a small check (using file(1)) I just realized that a few ...
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Allow vsftpd user to upload only to a single directory

I need to allow broad anonymous download access via vsftpd, but restrict uploads to only a single path. Is there any way to do this is other than with the filesystem permissions? There are two main ...
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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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IIS FTP same user authorized on HOST1, not authorized on HOST2

I recently switched web hosting companies for my website. I have a PHP application that connects to a Windows FTP (IIS 7.5 Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard) that now won't do anything. No passwords or ...
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OOPS: 500: CHILD DIED

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 on my VPS. I have installed vsftpd from this command: sudo apt-get install vsftpd with the following configuration: anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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Why I can't upload files without chmod 777? [closed]

I was not able to upload files on my site (cent OS 6 VPS). The path where web files should be uploaded is /var/www/html. The permissions of directories were 755 and of files were 644. But when I ...
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Having two FTP ports for the user

I'm running vsftpd on RedHat 6.4 using TLS/SSL on port 990. It works great. I have been tasked to have my VSFTPD server running on unencrypted port 21 as well. This gives my users to either use clear ...
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PAM Module works fine on i386 but fails on x64 when used in vsftpd

We have a custom PAM module that works fine on our i386 development machines but when we try and use it in production on our x64 production servers with vsftpd it fails. The PAM module has been ...
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Scriptable FTPS client able to send Keep Alive to control port?

We need a FTP client that satisfies the following constraints: Windows Command-line scriptable, so we can automate it...sorry, FileZilla (?) FTPS, as it seems to perform better than SFTP The ability ...
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CentOS - Increasing Users Download & Upload Speeds

I have has some clients report that their download speed from my web and ftp servers max out at 4.5Mbps for them, to me thats awesome, but now i am wondering why it stop at 4.5. The services are ...
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Shared hosting (just host) and ftp access

I have a shared hosting account with justhost, what i need is to give an FTP access to a site operator, to his website. The website is a sub-folder under the www folder. I know how to limit his FTP ...
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Can't connect to FTP server from a specific location

Last week while uploading website files to our server via FTP, the transfer failed. Ever since then, I haven't been able to connect to the server from work. I can connect just fine from home, or by ...
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Understand FTP; Active/Passive with Firewalls and NAT [closed]

I have some basic questions about FTP with firewalls and NAT, I hope someone could help me :) I split them up in different scenarios: Active FTP without NAT Setup: Server 1.2.3.4, Default ports; ...
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How do I restrict created users to a directory and disable SSH for VSFTPD

I've been googling for my answers for a good few hours and I can't seem to get a direct answer to my questions. I have found many tutorials but many are vague. Anyways: I've recently setup VSFTPD on ...
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Apache server continuous downtimes

I have been running a website from a CentOS 5 server for about 1 year. Everything was okay until I noticed weird downtime problems on my server. I just took a look at the System graphs and I saw that ...
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How do you setup FTP with IIS Manager Users in an NLB environment with shared IIS configs?

I've setup a 2 node NLB cluster and used the following to share IIS configs between them. http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2012/05/30/configuring-iis-7-5-shared-configuration.aspx The IIS ...
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PURE-ftpd + passive mode + TLS

Could you please help me with settings of pure-ftpd. Here is my actual solution: I have got linux (debian 7.1 wheezy ), where I run pure-ftpd, created virtual users, folder for ftp. I also ...
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Monitoring of event-based SLA violations? (such as file delays)

Our current SLA's require delivery of a file within a specific time window. We have quite of few of these files, generated at various times during the day. I know of external monitoring sites like ...
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EPRT does not work with VSFTPD

Does VSTPD on Ubuntu support EPRT ? Is there anything special i need to set on the vsftpd.conf for that to work ? From a linux client,I am trying to do the following curl -P 20 -u test:test ...
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Forcing 644 Permissions on Files with ProFTPd

We have an Ubuntu 12.04 server set up with ProFTPd for users to upload files. Each user has their own account and are jailed to their directory. Normally, everything works fine, they get 644 ...
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Combining RoboCopy with FtpUse

Our clients need to transfer specified files from their network to ours through FTP. The transfer must be invoked automatically whenever one of the specified files changes. For this purpose, RoboCopy ...
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How to increase speed of file tranfer via FileZilla(FTP uploads) [closed]

Recently i came to notice that my hosting file transfer rate is pretty slow while my firms ftp uploading goes in lightning speed. Why is this huge difference. Both the accounts have shared hosting ...
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Cannot Connect to EC2 Windows Server 2008 Server

EDIT: I figured out the answer to this, see below. I need to set up a Server which accepts HTTP and FTP requests as part of a class. I have the HTTP part set up just fine, and without any changes ...
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vsftpd default permissions for website directory and ftp

I'm trying to setup vsftpd and my users correctly. I can connect to the ftp with my user but I can't create any directory or file. My websites folder will be there: /srv/www/domain vsftpd.conf ...
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FTP port closed for vsftpd service

I opened port 21 using iptables firewall but when i run nmap on the server it show ftp port is closed. I restarted service vsftpd on linux but to no avail. Below is the vsftpd.conf file: # Example ...
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Not able to wget to ftp server

I am trying to wget a ftp server from a remote machine. The command is not getting past 'Logging in as anonymous'. This is what i am getting. wget ...
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Configure FTP on Ubuntu to default to a certain directory

I am trying to configure an FTP server on my 12.04.3 LTS machine. I am hosting a website from /home/webuser/public/mywebsite.com/public. Now, I want to configure the FTP server in such a way where, ...
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How To Block FTP Users From Changing File Permissions

I have been tasked with trying to reproduce an issue one of our developers is running into. On certain FTP servers, the FTP library he is using (Starksoft/Biko) returns a "530: Not Logged In" error. ...
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How to prevent non-chroot user access to system files

My FTP Server has 5 Users namely user01,user02,user03,user04,user05. Shared Folder /home/ftpusers Inside the folder... /home/ftpusers/user01 /home/ftpusers/user02 ...
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Can I know if the directory listing property is correctly set on an FTP server? [closed]

I have to create a specific directory structure on an anonymous FTP server. These directories will contain some metadata files that will be read from a bot of a specific service (...but this is not ...
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Microsoft FTP 7.5 server not translating line feeds

I have a file created in Linux that I'm sending out of a MS FTP 7.5 server. The receiving system (client) is a mainframe. The file has LF line endings. The FTP server is not reading those and ...
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Do any Unix/Linux FTP daemons allow users to be “jailed” without using chroot?

When setting up an FTP account for a specific purpose - e.g. as a drop-point for sharing data files - it seems sensible to give the user access only to the particular directory, and no view of a wider ...
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Can I configure IIS (7.5) FTP Server to have “unix-like” responses?

I have a "quick" question. I am setting up a FTP Server, using IIS, and, have a requirement, for this Server, by a user, that "Responses of the FTP server should be “unix-like”." Question: Does IIS ...
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How to mention the prefix directory path in CURL command

I am new to Linux, i want to write the perl script to download the files from FTP sites but here i want to use curl command to download the files. which is working fine in wget command but not working ...
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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: Access to homedir and /var/www

I want a FTP user to have access to homedir and also /var/www directory I have installed vsftpd via yum command and give them access to homedir. To have access to a homedir only, I've set ...
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Ftp user can't login when restricted to sub-directory like …/httpdocs/foo

I'm creating a new ftp user on Plesk (CentOS) trough shell using: useradd -d /var/www/vhosts/domain.com user1 This works. No problems here. I then then add another user but this time restricted to ...
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IIS 7.5 Files Edited Using FTP Lose Permissions

I have a web application running IIS 7.5, I have a few files that require that the I_USER have write/modify permissions. When these permissions have been applied and the application runs smoothly. ...
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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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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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Pure-ftpd: log IP adresses

I've got question about pure-ftpd server, I'm running. I want to setup it to log IP addresses instead of hostnames, but none of configuration works. I tried: Writing "yes" or "1" to ...
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ProFTP on MacPorts: Connection refused

I have a MacPorts installed ProFTPD daemon installed. It worked like a charm for a year. Now it does not work at all anymore. All I get is Connection refused ftp localhost Trying ::1... ftp: Can't ...
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looking for ftp client or web browser which can assign network interface

Does anyone know of an ftp client (or web browser), which allows me to specify (or assign) a network interface explicitly (like eth1 for example) during usage? Something for Linux would be good.
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vsftpd, hide files users do not have prermission to

My question is rather simple is it possible to config vsftpd so that it hides or not tell the client about file that the user have no permission to(No rwx) and if so how?
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SFTP fails on listing directories with large number of files

I try to connect to an sftp server (vsftpd) on Centos server through port 22. there is no problem in connection and initial directory listing; there is also no problem if I click on a directory with ...
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How can I enable Windows authentication for ftp on Windows 7 Pro? [closed]

I have an ftp server running on my desktop pc (windows 7 professional x64): However, when I look at the authentication types in IIS Manager I don't see Windows Authentication as an option: I've ...
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FTP user not able to see or access anything?

I am trying to make an FTP account for a user, and it is not working. The user wants to be able to ftp to his sites home directory, and change stuff. I created a user(MEvans) and set the home ...
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Centos 5.4 - ls command not showing files on ftp server

I have installed ftp and vsftpd on my CentOS 5.4 through yum install ftp and yum install vsftpd. I have also created one ftp user with adduser ftpuser command. And here comes my problem. ...
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How do I see the changes an FTP user made in Linux?

We are using CentOS 6 and internal-sftp and we gave access to an outside user, but I'm not seeing how to find out what changes they've made through FTP.
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File content is being modified sent over ftp

I am using openssl to encrypt my backups before send it to an ftp server where I store them. At first, when I tried to decrypt the files I was getting this error: openssl rsautl -decrypt -inkey ...