ProFTPD: Apache-like FTP server for Unix systems

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FTP server secured by denying write permission to chrooted home directory (virtual users) [closed]

I have a Pure-Ftpd server configured in a way that users have no write access to their ftp root directory. Instead user can write only to subdirectory created within its home dir (this subdir is ...
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PROFTPD settingup assistance needed [duplicate]

First of all hi, i have a small problem which i do not know how to fix i have a proftpd running at my freebsd server. Everything is fine now i had a problem at uploading file to it so i used a command ...
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When connecting to PROFTPD via SFTP, mod_wrap is not being invoked

We are using PROFTPD (version 1.3.3e) and have just noticed that if we connect to the server via FTP we can see that mod_wrap is being invoked: From proftpd.log May 27 10:46:16 li46 proftpd[10592] ...
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proFTPD unable to connect after update ECONNREFUSED

I am working on Debian 8 - ran a series of automated system updates and now I am unable to connect to my local server running proFTPD. I have made no changes to the client attempting to connect to ...
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Open ports for Passive FTPS on Amazon EC2?

I have installed ProFTPd on an Amazon EC2 running Amazon Linux. I have enabled SSL (FTPS) on for ProFTPd and set passive ports in proftpd.conf: port 21 <IfModule mod_tls....
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AWStats and proftpd | AWStats never updates

AWStats never updates when parsing my proftpd log file. Here's what I get : [root@localhost ~]# /usr/share/awstats/www/awstats.pl -config=ftpcnam:2121 -update Searching new records from ...
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I need to set up a sftp server, that could use different keys, and use different directories for the same login, depending on the ip used

I got a problem, that I cannot solve myself. I tried to google it, but no satiscactory solution that i could find. I have a server that is available with let's say 3 different IP addresses (A,B,C), ...
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Determine server damage - File injected possibly through ProFTPD [duplicate]

I just found a file at the /tmp/ directory named .<?php passthru($_GET['cmd']);echo 'm3rg3';?> Owner and GroupOwner are "proftpd" and "nogroup", respectively, as follows: -rw-r--r-- 1 proftpd ...
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ECONNREFUSED - Connection refused by server PROFTPD [duplicate]

I have a problem with my server. I installed proftpd in my server, and on filezilla its work. But sometime i have this following error ECONNREFUSED - Connection refused by server So, i have to go ...
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Proftpd different chroot for specific ldap group

I am authenticating a ProFTPD (with mod_sftp) instance with a LDAP server. I want to have the following setup: A chroot for all users to /home/ftp. (This works). Now I would like to chroot specific ...
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SFTP server: better to use SSH internal sftp subsystem or ProFTPD plugin?

I've been tasked to install a new SFTP server. Per-se, this is a very simple operation: simply using the internal-sftp role of the ubiquitous SSH service (with chrooting) is sufficient to have a ...
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ProFTPd timeout on LIST

Recently I've migrated a centOS 5 server to 7. But since then connection to FTP through FileZilla doesn't work unless I put FileZilla on FTP Plain Connection. TLS doesn't work when getting the folder ...
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ProFTPD on ESXI 6.0 [closed]

I'm running ESXI 6.0 and I've installed ProFTPD according to this tutorial on my server to gain ftp access. It works however after 3 hours or so I won't be able to connect to it anymore and I'm ...
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profttp 1.3.5b injecting extra characters in wordpress files when uploading

I been trying to find out why when I upload a brand new wordpress install using ProFTPd 1.3.5b the files get injected with extra characters that aren't part of the file. It only happens to /wp-...
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ProFTPd chdir permission denied issue

This should be dead simple but I can't figure it out. I have a web app (Magento) in /srv/www/magento.com/public_html The filesystem permissions are standard Magento permissions http://devdocs....
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proftpd tls internal connection works, external connection fails

I am trying to secure my proftpd server but I cannot see what I do wrong. My tls.conf <IfModule mod_tls.c> TLSEngine on TLSLog ...
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deny specific file extension in proftpd

user's ftp points to /mnt/ftp/user I want to deny uploading of .jpg extension via ftp to his directory (and for subdirectories too.) I found something like PathAllowFilter but it allows specific ...
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Configure proftp ftp server on debian so that a user can only upload and does not see the files

I installed and configured proftp on Debian using this howto and it works nicely. Effectively, the changes to the config are: [...] UseIPv6 off [...] <Global> RootLogin off ...
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Proftpd - hide all subdirectories

I have a proftpd server setup working. Only one user, have locked them to the users directory. How can I hide all subdirectories, so that when the user logs in they can only read and write to files ...
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Can't get ProFTPd to work with FileZilla

Just to give some background info, I have a Google Cloud VM host set up that I want to use for web hosting. ProFTPd is installed, and appears to be correctly set up. When I try to connect to the FTP ...
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ProFTPD + Debian : list files 19 max

Overnight my ProFTPD server has decided to not list the contents of a folder that has more than 19 files. I have tried creating more than one folder with exactly the same rights, if the folder has 19 ...
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ProFTPD returning 530 error despite the access credentials are correct

This week I configured ProFTPD in a Ubuntu Server. I created an user called test. This user was added to group proftpd. But despite this user password is correct, the server always returns an 530 ...
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Proftpd: no way to get port 21 as user?

I run a proftpd server. Is on chroot and running as user(ftp),ftp user cannot bind port 21 because is privileged and need root. So i redirect all connect to 21 on 2121. The problem is,if I start a ...
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How set root directory to share remotly with proftpd [closed]

I have done install and configuration proftpd and create user in fedora. But after I use ftp client, I can't access the root directory like nginx webserver folder, ftp client only display/access ...
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How to disable plain FTP with proftp and xinetd? [duplicate]

I'm using CentOS release 6.4 on a VPS. Its runs proftp with xinetd I've found configuration files at /etc/proftpd.conf /etc/xinetd.conf /etc/xinetd.d/ftp_psa I want to disable plain FTP, but need ...
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ProFTPD. Can upload only in root directory, but it is failed when upload in subdirectories

I can retrieve files but cannot edit and upload. However, I can upload files and directories to root directory. Here I found a solution, but I have UIDs and GUIDs that match linux users. proftpd ...
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ProFTPD IP masquerade just some ways

I am trying to setup a FTP server using ProFTPD on Xubuntu 15.10. Users will connect to this server in two ways: internally (using an internal IPv4 address) externally (using domain name pointed to ...
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CentOS takes 10 seconds to start anything

I've got CentOS 6 with Apache, Sendmail and Proftpd installed. When I try to start anything on it, I mean anything, it takes 10 seconds. Sendmail? It takes 10 seconds to send something through PHP's ...
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Proftpd with TLS not working on CentOS

Since last month update, Proftpd with TLS not working anymore on Centos 5.11 and Centos 6.7. While trying to connect with FileZilla client, it gets stuck at "Initializing TLS..." Installed Openssl ...
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Wordpress-Update/ProFTP/xinetd seemingly not working together

I have a Debian Wheezy server hosting my mail server and my Wordpress using apache. Everything is running fine, except wordpress update never worked. As I am not of the trade, I followed ...
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proftpd - user can't create directory with VRootEngine on

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 with proftpd 1.3.5rc3 and currently setting up a proftpd. Users that are chrooted can't create directories inside their home dir. I have VRootEngine enabled, because I need the ...
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Proftpd on Debian - trouble with file transfer

I have a rented VPS wieh debian installed. Recently I've installed proftpd in order to allow read-only access to everybody & full access for the particular users. I configured proftpd (with TLS) ...
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Getting FTP return code 450 for GET but not for MGET command

I have an FTP-server (ProFTPD 1.3.4b) on Linux and an FTPS client (MOVEit Freely 4.5.1.2 - Secure FTP Client) on Windows. I connect like this 220 ProFTPD 1.3.4b Server (FTP with TLS) [1.2.3.4] 234 ...
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ProFTPD SFTP with virtual users in Postgres sql database

First of all, I know that my question is similar to one posted previously but I couldn't solve my problem just with that (ProFTPd mod_sftp mod_sftp_sql). I am running debian 7.8 and I have a running ...
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How to monitor SFTP with monit

I just installed monit and checked the web interface. Unfortunately proftpd is marked as not running although it's running. I think it's because I'm running proftpd with S/FTP not FTP. Is it possible ...
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ProFTPD server - SFTP only for 1 user

We have an FTP server setup using ProFTPD and CentOS, ProFTPD has been setup with FTP, FTPS, FTPES and SFTP access. We have a user who only wants to allow access to their account via SFTP. Is there ...
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ProFTPd: Files and Directories of users group readable?

I have set proftpd users in mysql database using "proftpd administrator". Users home directories follow the rule /backup/agency_name/user1, /backup/agency_name/user2, ..., /backup/agency_name/userN. ...
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ProFTPD pub key authentication, still asks for password

I've set up mod_sftp with ProFTPD, and for some reason it still prompts me for a password when I connect. This is my conf.d/myserver file: SFTPEngine on SFTPLog /var/log/sftp.log Port 7770 ...
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proftpd: mod_sftp connection timeout

I'm using an SFTP Server based on proftpd's mod_sftp. The only problem is, that I haven't found a way to keep idle connections for longer then a few minutes. Our users request idle times for up to a ...
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ProFTPD disconnect device

we are running a ProFTPd Version 1.34 on Debian Linux 7 Server. We have no problems to reach the FTP Server via Filezilla or even via Browser on mobile phones. But we have about 80 devices, that have ...
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ProFTPD and firewall configuration for PassivePorts

I use ProFTPD on my server, and when I try to connect to my server with FileZilla or WinSCP, I have this error : Command: MLSD Error: Connection timed out Error: Failed to retrieve directory ...
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Installed ProFTP on Ubuntu and it is running but cannot login

I just spun up a new server on Digital Ocean that I plan to use for Backup files....my client has a website on a Share Hosting server running wordpress and I cannot get them to let me migrate to a ...
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Jailing user in a custom directory upon login

I have 3 users in my system: user1 user2 user3 I have installed proftpd on ubuntu 14.04. Using DefaultRoot directive i can jail users in a specific directory, e.g. /home/%u/test But what if i ...
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proFTPD with FTPS (openssl)

Have installed proFTPD from webmin and it works... Then I would like to support FTPS command line apt-get install openssl mkdir /etc/proftpd/ssl cd /etc/proftpd/ssl openssl req -x509 -nodes -days ...
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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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proftpd does not support upload of file bigger than 2Kb

Just installed Webmin on Ubuntu Server with proftpd and now I can connect to the server and login with my ftp user name and password, but when I try to transfer a file, small files get uploaded easily,...
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Ubuntu ProFTP delete partially uploaded file after connection fail on client side

I install ProFTP from apt on fresh ubuntu 14.04 (OpenSSH+LAMP) with mod-sql for user login. I set ftp folder for each user from config in sql table. And allow user to resume upload file by set ...
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ProFTPd mod_sftp mod_sftp_sql

I am working on Ubuntu 12.04 I have setup a ProFTPd service with SSL/TLS, virtual users stored in a MySQL database and quota (mod_tls, mod_sql, mod_sql_mysql, mod_quotatab, mod_quotatab_sql). It works ...
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ProFTPd server behind firewall returns internal IP address

I have 2 servers, one as gateway/router, the other one as server. I use iptables to port forward the following ports: 21, 20, 65500-65600. When I connect with Filezilla or Total Commander, the ftp ...
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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 (pfsense....