ProFTPD: Apache-like FTP server for Unix systems

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Users backend for Proftpd /Apache - Mysql or LDAP?

We have two separate sites, each having one host with ProFTPd and Apache authenticating users against /etc/passwd.This requires managing two separate password files and we would like to have a ...
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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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How do I chroot a user in proftpd?

I installed proftpd 1.3.4e successfully. I have compiled it, and did the make install part but I want to configure it, don't know how to do so. I want when logged in to be in /var/www/html/ I ...
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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: Limit user to one directory only, and link that user directory to a specific folder

This question has two parts, sorry if it's a bit simple but I'm struggling with it. Firstly, I've set up user accounts, which log in fine to the FTP server. However, within the FTP client I can view ...
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How to restart proFTPD on a Fedora server with Plesk

I need to do this through the command line (SSH). Tried: /etc/init.d/proftpd restart service ftpd restart service proftpd restart /usr/sbin/proftpd restart They all show unrecognised or invalid ...
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Proftpd doesn't send xferlogs to syslog

I have a Proftpd v1.3.2 server, and I need to send every logs (system logs + auths logs + xferlogs) to a remote syslog server. It works fine for system+auth logs. But even if "TransferLog" was removed ...
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PROFTPD - Why permissions denied?

I have installed proftpd on my server, I tried to connect to the server but I get LOGIN INCORRECT. I have seen the log and I found this: Apr 26 13:02:39 vmi** proftpd[16738] vmi**.**.com ...
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ProFTP Won't Return Directory Listing

So I installed ProFTP on my Ubuntu 10.10 server. Using FileZilla, I can connect and authenticate, but I cannot get the directory listing. Here are the last few lines returned to me: Status: Connected ...
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proftpd audit error

I'm getting this warning in Tiger auditing reports --WARN-- [lin003w] The process `proftpd' is listening on socket 21 (TCP on every interface) is run by proftpd. The process is listening on port 21 ...
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How to start / stop proftpd

I can't seem to find a way to stop / re-start proftpd. My server IP address is xx.yy.zz.ww and connecting from external devices via FTP gives me the prompt: Connected to xx.yy.zz.ww 220 ProFTPD ...
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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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bind proftpd only to localhost

How do i configure proftpd to only listen to connections on 127.0.0.1? If i set DefaultAddress localhost in /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf and restart proftp i'm still able to login from another ...
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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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Set up FTP user with ProFTPD on Ubuntu

I want to set up a user "ftp" so they can upload and download files in my /home/httpd/mysite/public_html directory. All files in public_html are owned by user "ftp" and in group "www-data" so the ftp ...
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ProFTPD - What is intended use of IdentLookups config option?

I have just recently got annoyed enough at my own dedicated server's FTP connection delay to go hunting for what causes delay. "Perpetrator" was IdentLookups configuration option. It defaults to on, ...
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Using proftpd how do I disable regular ftp but leave sftp running

We have a Debian Linux box with proftpd, we have both FTP and SFTP running, but we would like to disable regular FTP and just leave the SFTP running Is there some way to do this?
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Understanding Permissions with ProFTPD (Especially Group Write)

I have proftpd running under user proftpd. I have a new virtual server in ProFTPD called "example.com" pointing to /var/www/example.com. I have chowned the /var/www/example.com folder with user ...
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How to “jail” a ftp user inside its home directory (proftpd)?

I have a user named "ftp3" that belong to group "ftpusers-temp". The home of that user is home/FTP-shared/temp In proftpd.conf I have the following 2 directives: DefaultRoot /home/FTP-shared ...
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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> ...