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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
886 views

How should I structure my users/groups/permissions for a web server?

How should I setup permissions in the most secure way on my dedicated server which I'm running FTP + Nginx on? I want FTP to be able to read/write files and I want Nginx to be able to read/write the ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to use sudo with WinSCP and ProFTPd?

I need to run the SFTP fileserver binary as root, but direct root login is not allowed. In WinSCP, if I use "default" on SFTP server protocol option everything works as expected. Following the ...
0
votes
1answer
582 views

Debian + ProFTPD + LDAP Incorrect Password Issue

I have the LDAP configuration configured for ProFTPD and I have modified the modules.conf file to include the LDAP module. However, every time I login with FileZilla I get 530 Login Incorrect. It ...
1
vote
1answer
338 views

pam_ecryptfs: Error getting passwd (ProFTPD)

proftpd: pam_ecryptfs: Error getting passwd info for user [USERNAME] I am getting this error in the syslog nearly every time any user connects via FTP, the user is able to connect and the session ...
0
votes
1answer
160 views

FTP Server: Single user, multiple roots

I'm working for a company where we have lot of different projects. Now we have an FTP Server, where every user can login using their active directory credentials. Project owners of the company we do ...
1
vote
2answers
369 views

How to Jail certain users in ProFTPD on Unix (Mac OSX)

I have ProFTPD set up so that I can remotely upload new php files and suchlike to my htdocs on my server. That's all fine, but I would like to jail the 'nobody' (No write, Read/Download only) user ...
1
vote
1answer
379 views

ProFTPd with sftp first login fails, seconds succeeds

We are working with ProFTPd and SFTP module enabled. We have a problem with using the sftp module. When we try to connect to server in FileZilla we need to enter the password to the server twice, ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
253 views

ProFTPd configuration mod_auth_file cross folders with different rights in groups

I have decided to use mod_auth_file, and made AuthGroupFile and AuthUserFile but each user points to own home directory /home/username as described in AuthUserFile. How to get server to work in ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How to get Proftpd to completely hide a directory

Within my ftp tree there is a directory that I don't want to be accessible via anonymous. I am able to hide the directory in question and all the files within the directory. What I have not been ...
4
votes
2answers
6k views

CentOS install proftpd with yum

Server: CentOS 6.2 64bit How can I install Proftpd using yum? A search for the package doesn't find it: yum list proftpd Error: No matching Packages to list Although my CentOS 6 VPS does find it, ...
0
votes
1answer
356 views

Proftpd port-forwarding failing

I'm setting up proftpd on an ec2 Instance running Ubuntu 10.04 I've gone through all the forums and tried every suggestion but still can't seem to get it working. I know the problem is with the ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

GRSEC Not allowing Active FTP on Privileged ports

I've been testing an issue with FTP Active transfers recently and I've narrowed down a problem. On my GRSEC enabled kernel, FTP Active transfers fail to establish on Privileged ports. Using identical ...
0
votes
1answer
264 views

Proftpd is missing mod_sql_passwd

I did the setup for a ProFTP server on my Ubuntu workstation before-hand, but when replicating it on a Ubuntu server, mod_sql_passwd is simply missing. When I enable the module, I get the following ...
0
votes
2answers
137 views

Problems connecting to my FTP server from another server

I have a Ubuntu server hosting client websites, IP: 88.208.194.208. We have Pro-FTPd set up and it runs fine when connecting through FileZilla to upload files etc. We have some clients with software ...
1
vote
1answer
405 views

Trouble with proftpd - postgres integration

I can't post pictures yet, so I'll do the best I can to explain everything succinctly. I have a ProFTPd installation that works. Now I'm trying to route the authentication through postgres. There is ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Proftpd is running, but I can't establish a connection through FileZilla

I'm working on a server running Red Hat Enterprise 6.2. I installed proftpd 1.3.3g using yum. Proftpd starts without any error messages, and it appears to be listening on port 21. I would post an ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Upload limit on Proftpd?

Is there a way to limit the number of files uploaded per day per user using proftpd? Is there a way to limit the total size of files uploaded in a day per user?
1
vote
1answer
784 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

proftpd initial directory for each user

After successfully setting up proftpd server, i want to add initial directory for each users, i have 2 user, webadmin that can access all folder and upload that can only access upload folder ... # ...
1
vote
1answer
218 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
935 views

ProFTPD Inconsistent Errors

Ever since I went from Ubuntu 9.04 to Debian 6.0, I've been having this issue: Filezilla will do this: Status: Connecting to x.x.x.x:21... Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome ...
2
votes
1answer
3k 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
13k views

How to create FTP accounts with webmin?

How to create FTP accounts with webmin? Have tried to follow a couple of examples found via google.com but none of them worked!? Have added a user under system > users Server: proFTPD on Debian ...
0
votes
1answer
181 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
567 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Any alternatives to proftpd and vsftpd that is easier to configure?

I tried them both, I'm having troubles to configure them,so is there a third one that is easier to install and configure? I'm using centos 5 64 bit xen vps for example I'm following this tutorial, ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
311 views

Is there any reason why I have to enter the SSL certificate password twice at a ProFTPD restart?

I'm using the Ubuntu 10.4 build in ProFTPD and don't understand why I have to "verify" the password I enter as it's checked immediately. (This reminds me on entering Wifi passwords twice in Windows ...
0
votes
1answer
742 views

cPanel to LAMP FTP woes, how to configure/use ProFTPD like cPanel does?

so yesterday I made the move to stop using cPanel on my CentOS 6 server and learn how to use it using a LAMP sertup. My basic requirement was to just have a web server with ftp access for me and my ...
0
votes
1answer
379 views

Restrict listing a “root” directory in ProFTPD

I have an FTP server set up where, off the root, there is a file structure laid out by city. Underneath each city's folder are more folders organized by project. I would like to be able to restrict ...
0
votes
1answer
416 views

(Ubuntu Server 11.04) Proftpd permission denied with USB HDDs

I have an external HDD mounted in my server. It's on /dev/sdb1 (or /media/usb0). I have a proftpd user which home directory is set to /media/usb0. The problem is that the ownership of /media/usb0 is ...
1
vote
2answers
784 views

Limit visibility for the user to the directory

How can I make such thing, to give no visibility to user except only one directory (especially within FTP)? I should give some sample scenario: Someone logs to my server with some username and ...
0
votes
2answers
577 views

Auto Start of Proftpd on OpenSuse Linux

I'm trying to activate the Ftpservice on my Root Server, I have OpenSuse installed, and I'm using the xinetd method. I added this to my xineted.conf: service ftp { flags = ...
1
vote
1answer
224 views

Best way to setup multi user environment for hosting Mono ASP.NET

I'am thinking now a few day's about whats the best way is to give many users access via FTP to my server to upload there ASP.NET apps and execute it safetly. I think I will use ProFTPD with mod-mysql ...
1
vote
0answers
496 views

What could cause this ProFTPD directory listing error?

The error I get in Filezilla is "Cannot get directory listing". In Firefox it just keeps on loading and nothing happens. For both clients the same messages appear in proftpd.log. Computer - error ...
1
vote
1answer
224 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
544 views

package won't install correctly using apt-get

Hey there, I'm currently having problems installing proftpd correctly. At some point the pakage was already installed but when I try to install don't get a selection screen to preconfigure the server ...
0
votes
1answer
649 views

proftpd not starting

proftp is not working in my server which has Directadmin control panel. I restarted it. But failed. [root@S25 scripts]# service proftpd restart Shutting down proftpd: ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
5k views

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 ...