ProFTPD: Apache-like FTP server for Unix systems

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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Proftpd TLSRequired resulting in “550 SSL/TLS required on the data channel” error

When setting TLSRequired to on instead of off in my proftp tls.conf, I always get a 550 SSL/TLS required on the data channel error when trying to connect. I tried it out with both filezilla and ...
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ProFTPd/FTPS issue: unable to accept TLS connection: received EOF that violates protocol

It took some time while I tried to find solution over the net. Nothing helped. The story: I have Ubuntu 10.10 (Amazon EC2 instance). ProFTPD Version 1.3.2e (latest via apt-get). I changed nothing on ...
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proftpd exit status 0 even when fails to start

I wrote a small init script for proftpd (latest stable version, compiled myself) and am noticing that the executable exits with status 0 even if server fails to start (in my case, for example, due to ...
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ProFTPD - Failed to retrieve directory listing while using TLS

I have problem with my ProFTPD server. When I try to connect to the server using TLS then I get timeout after MLSD command. It only happens whenI use TLS - without it it works perfectly. I checked ...
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Sometime ProFTPD session closed immediately after Login successful

The version that I'm using: ProFTPD Version: 1.3.3c (maint) Scoreboard Version: 01040003 Built: Wed Dec 1 2010 16:41:40 ICT Loaded modules: mod_cap/1.0 mod_ldap/2.8.22 mod_auth_pam/1.1 ...
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How to fix the Proftpd issues for SFTP?

I have installed proftpd in Centos Server, mainly for secured ftp access. But, frequently, the user are able to access the sftp server. When i check the current process information for each FTP ...
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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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proftpd overwrite permission denied ftp user

I have a freebsd server with proftpd installed. When I chmod 777 the directory I can overwrite files, but using 755 permissions on the folder I can not overwrite files in the folder. In the conf ...
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Proftpd user-auth with mod_sql/mod_sql_passwd

I'm reading up how to interface ProFTPd with MySQL for an implementation I'm working on, I noticed it seems like all the example code or instructions I see have the user login field in MySQL set as ...
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Proftp error message Fatal: unknown configuration directive 'DisplayFirstChdir' on line 22 of '/etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf'

Sorry for the newb factor but I'm trying to set up a server using this guide: http://www.intac.net/build-your-own-server/ I'm at the end of step 5 and when I try to restart proftp I get the ...
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Proftpd : login with filezilla fails when receiving map structure

I setup a proftpd server, but I am running into an error when login in with filezilla Commando: PASV Antwoord: 227 Entering Passive Mode (193,191,187,24,175,62). Commando: MLSD Fout: ...
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ProFTPd Multiple MySQL databases

I need ProFTPd to connect to few databases/tables and authorize users by data from them. I have ftp login data in db/tables: db1 / ftp db2 / ftp db2 / users db2 / ftp_vip db3 ...
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ProFTPD: Disable writing and deleting to a particular directory

How would I prevent writing and deleting to the ~/site/backups/ directory in the ProFTPD config? So far: I think I have figured out how to disable any kind of deleting: <Directory ...
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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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Make ProFTPD only auth against MySQL (no PAM)

I have successfully setup ProFTPD to use mod_sql for authentication. But I can still login with linux user's credentials, even though I've set AuthPAM off. How can I make ProFTPD to not use PAM?
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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 I Configure ProFTP for Website Update?

I am running Ubuntu Server 9.10 with ProFTPD, and I also have Webmin. I have DNS setup for 3 domains, mail setup for 3 domains, as well as Apache2 setup for those domains. They work great. Now I ...
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Log parser for ftp server

Can anyone suggest good log reporting software for Proftpd? I am looking for something at least as good as http://xferlogdb.sourceforge.net where log is fed into the database and dynamic web pages ...
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What is chroot in proftpd

I am using proftpd and on every login I get the following message: Apr 4 08:26:23 mydomain proftpd[4240]: mydomain.com (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx[xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx]) - FTP session opened. Apr 4 08:26:23 ...
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Proftpd: How to set default root to a users home directory without jailing the user?

I've installed proftpd on my debian box but I'm having having some trouble with the configuration. In my proftpd.conf I've added; DefaultRoot ~ !ftp_special This works fine in that all users ...
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Deny directory browsing in a Proftpd / Ubuntu Installation

I used this guide to set up a Proftpd installation an Ubuntu 8.04 server... Works well, but the generic user ( userftp ) can run ls and is able to change to any Directory and browse freely on the ...
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how to solve proftpd very slow connection?

I'm having big trouble with my proftpd installation: the login is slow as hell, it takes about 10 seconds and more and that's to much for the default settings of most ftp clients. i'm using mysql and ...
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Only ftps with proftpd on debian

Is there a way to block all normal ftp traffic, and only allow the sftp protocol in sftp? edit: sorry my bad! for secure ftp i must use the ftpes protocol...
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proftpd cannot upload (550 error)

I have Proftpd installed on Ubuntu 9.04 server. FTP users are listed in auth file, e.g. these are not proper linux users, just FTP. They can connect and download files but when it comes to MKD or ...
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Cannot delete or edit files on ProFTPD server

I have an Linux server running Ubuntu Jaunty. I have successfully set up an FTP server for the user 'fileserver' using this configuration in proftpd.conf: <Global> <Limit ALL> ...