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) [on hold]

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 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 server on Ubuntu getting access denied message when successfully authenticated?

I have a Ubuntu box with a ProFTPD 1.3.4a Server, when I try to log in via my FTP Client I cannot do anything as it does not allow me to list directories; I have tried logging in as root and as a ...
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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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PROFTPD ASSISTANCE - For noobs [closed]

First of all hi, i have a FreeBSD server running and i have it up and running but i want to make some configuration and i dont know how tried internet didnt find what i was looking for. First let me ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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Could not connect to server ProFTPd Debian

I am using ProFTPd as my FTP program on my server, but am unable to login to it. I've enabled MySQL for it so that I can use a web-tool to make users/groups for it. The connection itself seems to be ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 - 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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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 /home/ftp/download/&...
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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 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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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 ...
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ProFTPd: Multiple Domain VirtualHosts on one IP address

I have a webserver that we are giving a consultant FTP access to. For one domain hosted on that server he needs access to a "dev" directory and for a different domain hosted on that server he needs ...
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Why does ProFTPd stop at Entering Passive Mode on Debian on a Windows Virtualbox? [closed]

I have installed Debian Squeeze on a Windows computer with Oracle Virtualbox. Then I've port forwarded port 21 on the NAT adapter. In Debian I've run: apt-get install proftpd Then I uncommented ...
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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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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 - 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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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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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: difference between TimeoutNoTranfer and TimeoutIdle

question: What is the difference between these directive (Proftpd) ? TimeoutNoTransfer TimeoutIdle From the proftpd documentation: TimeoutNoTransfer: The TimeoutNoTransfer directive configures the ...
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Setting up ProFTPd with default home directory based on username

I am setting up ProFTPd with MySQL authentication. It works so far, I can connect. However, I want to set the SQLDefaultHomedir directive so that I don't have to include it in my database. I want to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 msg=...
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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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How do i deal with proftpd message “error setting IPV6_V6ONLY: Protocol not available” in auth.log?

I get lots of errormessages in my /var/log/auth.log in this form: myserver.de (::ffff:11.22.33.44[::ffff:11.22.33.44]) - error setting IPV6_V6ONLY: Protocol not available How should I deal with ...
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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 ...