The ProFTPD server is a configurable GNU GPL-licensed FTP server software for Linux and Unix based operating systems.

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ProFTPd unable to seteuid

i'm trying to figure out this problem: 2014-04-07 14:00:58,628 srv proftpd[10143] srv (pfsense.localdomain[192.168.0.1]): FTP session opened. 2014-04-07 14:01:13,779 srv proftpd[10091] srv ...
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My virtual users can't Chroot()

I'm configuring a Proftp server in a Fedora 20 Linux server. All my real users are loging in perfectly but not the case with the virtual users. Virtaul users are in the SQL table and mod_sql.c is ...
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Installing StartSSL certificate in ProFTPD

I am currently experiencing some trouble installing a StartSSL certificate in ProFTPD. These are the files I have: cert.pem - certificate file cert.key - ...
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Installing proftpd - dependency issues (libcrypto.so and libssl.so.10) [duplicate]

I'm trying to install proftpd (for usage with zpanel if that's relevant), but I can't get passed these dependencies issues. I've tried to add a bunch of different packages/repos for yum, but it still ...
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Proftpd - Disable AllowFilter on sub-folders

I'm trying to set up my ftp server properly, but I have a problem with the AllowFilter. The Description: I want to restrict all commands by default and only allow a few. That works. However. As you ...
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Extremely weird proftpd behavior

I have configured proftpd + mysql and it is working Its working perfectly despite the overcomplicated queries. However when I enable DefaultRoot ~ It stops working and somehow reverts to some ...
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Does FTP protocol send the domain you connect to?

Im trying to configure proftpd to depend on the host the user connected to, however the server has multiple domains per ip address. In totalcommander I connect to "domain1.com" The server is ...
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Proftpd configuration to run ftp/ftes ftps and sftp at the same time on different port

I have compile version of proftpd 1.3.4d with ftp, ftps, sftp and mysql authentication. So far I can have working at the same time on port 210: ftp and ftpes and on port 211 the sftp. ServerName ...
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How can I setup ProFTP and SSHD_config to FTP and SFTP to the same directory on Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm having troubles with a chrooted environment on Ubuntu 12.04. Objective Set up FTP/SFTP server where users part of a new 'sftp' group can sftp and ftp to the same directory ProFTP Setup The ...
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Can't connect to proftpd from outside the virtual machine

This is related to a previous question. I have a machine with Windows 7 acting as a server and it hosts several virtual machines. One of them, a Debian Squeezy is acting as a PostgreSQL server and I ...
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Tell proftp to allow connections only to the users that have permissions in PostgreSQL

I'm trying to set up an ftp server for the first time (under Debian Squeeze) and after searching through Google, I decided to use proftp. NOTE: I have a PostgreSQL server running in the same machine ...
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How to deny upload in proftpd

I have the directory: /home/ftp/download. I would like to allow only downloading from this directory i proftpd. I used the following config but it doesn't work: <Directory ...
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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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How to deny or reject FTP commands for some user on proftpd?

There works a FTP Server (proftpd) on Centos 6.5, Auth mech is AUTH_FILE and default ROOT is /var/ftp all User should put Files into this directory but only 2 User should get or list this files. Is it ...
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Proftpd user cannot write/delete in home directory

I'm trying to setup a user in centos that can read/write/delete/etc files in the /var/www/html directory. With some help here I got the user able to log on and view files, but now they cannot ...
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Configuring proftpd user access for /var/www/ in centos

I'm having trouble configuring proftpd to allow a system user access to /var/www/ on a centos box. proftpd.conf ServerName "ProFTPD server" ServerIdent on ...
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How to set up a pacemaker cluster for active/active scenario and how it works?

I try to set up my first pacemaker cluster as a FTP Server. There are two Server installed with a fresh centos 6.5 and proftpd First step was to install pacemaker and some configuration Tools with: ...
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Compile a system library independent proftpd on AIX

I'd like to build a deployable archive that contains all system and specific library necessary to run the proftpd deamon on AIX. I already manage to compile it, but the executable rely on /lib and ...
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proFTPd w/ MySQL Auth, behind NAT - Failed to retrieve directory listing

I am running proFTPd on my CentOS linux VM (which is behind NAT). This is my proftpd.conf configuration so far: http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=X8rXYbSJ When ever I connect to the ftp account in ...
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Is there any script to do accounting for the proftpd's xferlog?

I would like to convert from the xferlog format that proftpd uses into per user in/out bytes, to have a summary on how much traffic does each user use per month. The exact format of xferlog is this: ...
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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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Proftpd mod_sql group table

I've been reading up on the Proftpd software for use with a MySQL database to use in a software project I am developing. I've noticed that a "group" table is required. I've read through the ...
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What is the best way to selectively grant and revoke access to FTP directories that are outside of the users home directory?

tl;dr: I need: FTP access to a Debian server for multiple users Micro management of which users have access to which directories at a given time (imagine a telephone switchboard operator!) A ...
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SetGID on newly created directories in ProFTPd 1.3.4

I discovered a change in some recent version of ProFTPd - I used Umask 0007 to remove permissions to "others" but it kept my SetGID directory flag - which is what I wanted. In recent version (1.3.4) ...
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FreeNAS FTP Error: 425 Unable to build data connection: Operation not permitted

When I try to connect to SSL enabled proftpd as installed on Freenas 8.3.0, I see my client feedback output saying that AUTH TLS is working, the connection goes encrypted (as confirmed by Wireshark) ...
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proftpd is accessing my.cnf

I use proftpd for virtual FTP hosting with MySQL. I've started writing fine-grained SELinux policies and found that it's trying to access my.cnf files. Question is what for and why? type=AVC ...
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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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Multiple FTP user permission

There is an FTP user called 'A1', home dir: '/home/A1'. A1 can connect to FTP with no problems. There is two files in '/home/A1': 'abc.txt' and 'def.txt'. Permission of 'abc.txt': 440; Permission of ...
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ProFTPD accounts

I have inherited a server where ProFTPD is installed. I can login to it with account joe_test and its password - but the problem is there is no such user as joe_test in /etc/passwd. If I do ls -la of ...
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vsftpd with pam_mysql, getting the home dir from a table field

I'm currently migrating an existing ProFTPD setup to vsftpd + pam_mysql, while keeping the existing database that ProFTPD currently uses. I've already successfully set up virtual user authentication ...
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Setting up the correct FTP user permissions

To possibly fix an error, I was told to set the correct permissions to a user: Make sure that ftp user of your repository has permissions for: change directory (cd) list directory (ls) create ...
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ProFTPd create different virtual hosts for different users

I'm totally new to ProFTPd server and I really can't find out how to configure what I need. I'd like to have some explanations on Virtual Servers and Per-directory rules. I'm running Debian Debian ...
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How can I replicate this tricky password hashing scheme with ProFTPD authentication?

I have an installation of ProFTPd and I'm trying to link authentication to that of a remote database. I have everything configured correctly except for the password hashing. The password hashes are ...
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Configuring Proftpd users without system users

I'm running a web server with proftpd on FreeBSD 9. I want to add few ftp users to the server so they will have the option to upload files to their own sites. When trying to do it with proftpd i ...
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proftpd + svn2web - session closed after login successful

It's my first post on serverfault. I have svn2web script enabled on my repository server, which is trying to connect via ftp to VPS debian server and deploy changed files of some web application. ...
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ProFTPd - Cannot login at all, constant 530 error

I cannot for whatever reason connect/login either via FTP client or command line to my FTP server. I'm using Webmin and ProFTPd. I have setup a user, with a simple password as part of the ftp group ...
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proftpd: chroot to /home/dir/home/dir

at work, I installed proftpd 1.3.4a on Debian 7.0. Now I need to chroot users to /home/dir/home/dir (users home dir twice). Unfortunately, /home/dir is not equal to /home/%u (username). Otherwise I ...
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How to properly use Ftpasswd to make a user?

I wanna make an FTP user with my proFTPd server and I want the user to be restricted to one directory. How would I do this? Im using this to try and make a user but its just giiving me an ...
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How would I make ProFTPd allow members of a group to change permissions on files owned by the group?

I have set up my web server to handle php requests as the user/group 'www-data'(30000) and proftpd set to have virtual users started at 30001 in the 'www-data' group. I know that you should not be ...
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FTP server for LAN-only use— Write-permission issue in /var/www/

I'm trying to setup an FTP server so that any machine on the network can upload files to my /var/www/ on my Ubuntu 13.04 LAMP server -- with or without authentication. I've spent most of the day ...
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Virtualmin and ProFTPd - cannot connect/browse FTP

I am using Virtualmin 3.99 with Pro FTP 1.33 on Centos 6.4. I have added a virtual server but cannot connect to the home directory via FTP. I have checked the user setup and it is set for FTP and SSH ...
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ProFTPd with mod_sql working but I also want an admin user for the whole file system

I have proftpd running with mod_sql. All my sql users and jailed in their home directories and have very little access, this is what I want. But I also need an admin user who can have read/write ...
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proFTPd config for multiple users

I recently started using proftpd for my needs of a simple ftp client on my Ubuntu 10.10 server. I started with a configuration I found online, but I can't find the source anymore. At the moment I have ...
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ProFTPD permissions in FreeBSD 9

I'm currently administrating a FreeBSD 9 server with multiple sites hosted. For example: example1.com example2.com example3.com I need to grant read/write permissions to developers so they will be ...
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ProFTPD/vsftpd readonly/readwrite access depending on connection source?

Is there any possibility to configure ProFTPD that way: User has read/write FTP access to his home directory If User connects from inside LAN (e.g. 172.16.0.0) he should have full access ...
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Newly added user cannot connect to FTP

After installing Proftpd (during the installation of Virtualmin) on Ubuntu 12.04, I added a new user using useradd newUsername. Problem: Users created before the installation of proftpd were able to ...
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ProFTPd and SELinux: mkdir Permission denied

I have a ProFTPd server on Centos 6.3 with SELinux Enforcing. My users are virtual users in a flat file. The users are chrooted to directories mounted via NFS. I've already set the following ...
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How to configure ProFTPD to provide a different anonymous FTP for each domain?

I'm trying to configure ProFTPD to match the following situation: Multiple domains on a single IP address. Each domain should have it's own anonymous FTP directory. Everything runs on Ubuntu ...
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Hiding everything from ftpd user

i'm trying to figure out how to hide all files and folders from a specific ftp user on my system, for the sake of this question we call it "user123". one of my mobiles apps is uploading content into ...
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Server Security: FTP and System Users

I'd be happy to get an advice about handling system users and ftp users on a Linux server (Ubuntu). Just want to do it right way. I have a sysUser.sysGroup and created virtual ftpUser.ftpGroup for ...