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1answer
155 views

FTP 550: Permission Denied

I suddenly get the error 550: Permission Denied in Filezilla when I try to create a new directory. A few days ago I changed some settings on the server regarding ssl and imap settings, but I don't ...
2
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1answer
228 views

Can't FTP to /var/www/html on Ubuntu (groups set…)

So I'm having some issues with vsftpd. I need the webroot to be in /var/www/public because I have multiple users accessing it, so I can't put it in a users directory. Now that directory has "chown -R ...
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1answer
61 views

Restrict VSFTPD virtual user to respective directory

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 with vsftpd, and trying to limit a FTP user to their respective directory. For this, I am using the following My vsftpd.conf : local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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0answers
74 views

Creating SFTP Users chrootdirectory /var/www

I am trying to create a new sftp user in Ubuntu 12.04.4 and am running into some trouble. After creating the first sftp user, I document the commands for later user and then delete the user and try ...
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1answer
446 views

How do ProFTPD/centOS handle directory permissions for virtual ftp users?

On proftpd/centos I configure the use of virtual user. I can login as a virtual user but I do not have write permission for this users. The proftpd.conf looks like: ServerName ...
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1answer
70 views

Recommended way to make /srv/ftp writable?

I have installed vsftp, and because I'm on debian it automatically created the user ftp. I have set nopriv_user=ftp. Apart from that I haven't made any changes. This ftp server is only going to allow ...
0
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1answer
47 views

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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1answer
167 views

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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1answer
134 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
188 views

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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1answer
100 views

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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1answer
78 views

Directory permissions set to 0755 but not visible by FTP user - why? [closed]

A website (on a shared host) would seem to have been hacked as it looks like directory/file perms have been changed across the site. The FTP user is now unable to even see the parent files and ...
0
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1answer
40 views

vsftpd upload file error

I am setting up a vsftpd server (in centos) which allows anonymous READ/WRITE.Here is my configuration anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=YES write_enable=YES anon_upload_enable=YES ...
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1answer
2k views

Specific FTP connections not able to upload files

I have installed vsftpd in a server. A new ftp group was added and a user was created and added to that group. I've tested 3 different scenarios, only 1 of them is working properly and the other 2 ...
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1answer
794 views

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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1answer
448 views

How to give the Apache group write access to log files, and an FTP user read-only access

Ubuntu 11.10 server I have a user bob who's home directory is /home/sites/bob. In that there are directories public_html and logs. Apache runs under the www-data user. bob's primary group is ...
0
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1answer
187 views

Ubuntu LAMP Permissions

I just installed Ubuntu Server 12.10 and I selected the LAMP, OpenSSH and mail server packages during the install. The only other thing I've done is install nmap via apt-get. I can SFTP to my server ...
0
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1answer
757 views

ftp user to var/www on ubuntu with correct permissions

I have the following config on my Ubuntu 12 server: 1 - vsftpd installed and configured with the config file settings: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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3answers
888 views

Why is my curlftpfs write only?

I have mounted a FTP backup solution to /opt/backup and it seems to be write only (even as root, as shown). # touch foo # ls -l -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Feb 19 16:00 foo # cat foo cat: foo: ...
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1answer
463 views

File permissions on files and directories added via ftp [closed]

I have recently bought a raspberry pi that I have installed as an Apache web server. I do however have one problem: When I add files via ftp the permissions are set to -rw-------. There for I can not ...
0
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1answer
149 views

FTP and Apache don't get along with ownership

I moved from managed VPS to unmanaged VPS few weeks ago and set it up as I could find guides on net. I've installed Kloxo as my webui for server management etc. I have a problem with ownership ...
2
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1answer
267 views

Set default permissions for files created through FTP & SFTP on Mac OS X

I have 2 users on my Mac OS X Server, both in the group 'wheel'. If User A creates a file through SFTP/FTP, User B can read the file, but not write to it, since the default file permission is 644, ...
0
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1answer
23 views

How to “FTP jail” with apache?

I need to allow someone access to my website via FTP, but there are a number of directories that the person must not be allowed to view or modify. For example, something like this: private_info_1 ...
0
votes
1answer
738 views

FTP User cannot modify files but has correct permissions

I have created a new user (foo) and when he logs in via ftp he cannot edit the files in the directory to which he has access. In the directory he can log into ls -l gives me: -rw-rw-r-- 1 root ...
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0answers
139 views

Group Permissions on Ubuntu /var/www [closed]

I have two users that are in www-data group that need to access the same files via FTP. Whenever I try to change permissions on a file inside Filezilla it gives a permission denied. I have tried the ...
3
votes
1answer
88 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
265 views

How to give root user and group permission while ftp uploading for a normal user

I have to upload some videos files for streaming purpose. While uploading the videos as a ftp user, it will have the ftp user and group permission. But now in my case, the files uploaded by the ftp ...
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1answer
222 views

cPanel FTP account sym link permissions [closed]

I would like to give a potential developer temporary access to some of my projects. I have almost everything in its own subdomain, and each directory is a sibling to my public_html directory. It looks ...
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0answers
227 views

FTP and Apache permission issues … And sftp, and ssh, and php scripts

I've read the previous posts but I'm still looking for a good way to manage directories permissions and users. Here's the layout : You have a php app whose code is provided by 3rd party. Dirty ...
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2answers
115 views

Owner/group for shared web folder

I've got a server setup where a couple users will need access to the webroot and subfolders. How do I ensure that the files they upload have the proper permissions to be seen by apache and allow them ...
0
votes
1answer
484 views

proftpd on debian: super user and simple users with their folder

hi there sorry for my english im italian. Here is what i would like to do with proftpd i have a main user: webserver group: www-data must do anything in var/www/ and subfolders ( it actually works ) ...
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3answers
2k views

Permission Denied for FTP User

I have an FTP user whose default is /root/ftpuser This user can login fine. The user is the owner of the directory & the directory is even set to 777 permissions. But the user can't upload ...
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1answer
149 views

Permissions nightmare - tried all I know

Working on a new client's dev site, which is a wordpress install on a Plesk box. I have SSH root access, and FTP access through a separate account. What I've done so far Initially I couldn't make ...
0
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0answers
69 views

users with same group permissions problems on ftp uploads

i have two user with the same group: admin:admin and socialmedia:admin when i upload files with a ftp client, it says that files are uploaded in this way: admin uploads: folder -> 755 admin:1003 / ...
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1answer
1k views

CentOS web files permissions for Apache and FTP

I have a CentOS VPS. The problem is my html files in /var/www/html seem to need to be owned by the apache user in order for some web applications to work (ie file uploads). If they are owned by the ...
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1answer
286 views

cannot connect to ftp server from lan?

i am trying to make my ftp server accessible (for download only) by other computers on my LAN using anonymous user and without password, when i connect to it from the same pc using filezilla it works ...
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1answer
4k views

Allow Permissions for Multiple FTP Users to Edit Public HTML Folder - Linux

On a dedicated server hosting one website, running Linux with no control panel, I'm trying to grant permission for multiple users to edit the public HTML folder (/var/www/html/). I want to make sure ...
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1answer
3k views

vsftp “Access is denied” when writing as an authenticated user

I have set up vsftpd for private FTP. Only authenticated users in the ftp group can login. Also, every user is chrooted to its home directory (/home/username) chroot_local_user=YES I can log in, ...
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vote
1answer
68 views

FTP permissions issue: files uploaded won't display in web browser

I've configured a ftp server on my Ubuntu box, and added a user to it. Now when I upload files to /var/www, the files aren't viewable on the web. I'm using lighttpd as my webserver, which runs as ...
0
votes
1answer
605 views

Wordpress Install@VPS :: Folder permissions, FTP & Openpanel

I use openpanel with my vps and i am currently working on a plain wordpress install. When i create a new vhost the permissions of the folder are set to the owner 1001(root) thus i cannot really make ...
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1answer
1k views

Combining AD permissions with FTP

We're using Windows Server 2008 with Active Directory controlling access to a network share. We've setup FTP so that people can access that share from outside (we used to use the PPTP VPN but for ...
0
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1answer
91 views

Migrating to new Linux RHEL host/server — error 150 when moving folders

I've just began migration of my website to a new host. The server is Linux RHEL and I have SSH access as well as Plesk for control panel admin. I've uploaded my files via FTP using Panic's Coda. The ...
2
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1answer
2k views

ProFTPd, MySQL, virtual users and permissions

I want to control my ProFTPd authentication by a MySQL database. Users will be able to change the username and password of their FTP account(s) in a PHP web application. This provokes a following ...
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1answer
280 views

Apache permission Problems

Ok all my files and folders are set as owner of vsftpd:nogroup. FTP program can upload and create and do everything. But when I use the PHP command mkdir, I get a Permission Denied even though the ...
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vote
2answers
418 views

Unable to sunchronize local and remote directories (“set times: Operation not permitted”)

I'm running into FTP errors using software like NetBeans or WinSCP: whenever I attempt to perform a synchronization or update of files from local --> server I get errors on the client saying "set ...
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vote
1answer
165 views

setup ftp to prevent directory traversal using cPanel

I created a few ftp folders for other people to upload files, and the ftp client prevents them from accessing folders and files outside of their ftp folder during an ftp session. This is expected and ...
0
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1answer
360 views

How to limit file system access to a specific folder when logged in through FTP?

I wonder how can I limit access to the file system when logged in through FTP. Currently, users will see all of the HDD. How can I limit userA to just /www/userA for example. I am using Ubuntu 11 with ...
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1answer
3k views

FTP using VSFTPD “Access Denied”

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 i386. I use Cyberduck (FTP GUI client) to connect to my server mysub.domainname.com (changed here). This is what I want to be able to do: 1) Change apache2 root from ...
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2answers
11k views

530 Permission Denied when trying to log onto FTP

I recently installed VSFTPD and added a user with the following commands: useradd -G ftpusers -d /var/www someuser passwd someuser I also added someuser to user_list and confirmed that it does not ...
0
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1answer
246 views

How to restrict anonymous FTP access to downloads only?

I have a server running FreeBSD and have enabled anonymous FTP access, but wish to restrict the access to only being able to download files I have put on the server myself, because I don't want people ...