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

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FTP 550: Permission Denied

I suddenly get the error 550: Permission Denied in Filezilla when I try to create a new directory. A few days ago I changed some settings on the server regarding ssl and imap settings, but I don't ...
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ProFTPD permissions in FreeBSD 9

I'm currently administrating a FreeBSD 9 server with multiple sites hosted. For example: example1.com example2.com example3.com I need to grant read/write permissions to developers so they will be ...
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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 server - multiple ports, same IP address

I am having problems with ProFTPD server, because I am not able to set it to work correctly when multiple ports are active (IP address is the same). In my proftpd.conf file, I have added this ...
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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 ... # ...
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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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Is there any script to do accounting for the proftpd's xferlog?

I would like to convert from the xferlog format that proftpd uses into per user in/out bytes, to have a summary on how much traffic does each user use per month. The exact format of xferlog is this: ...
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FreeNAS FTP Error: 425 Unable to build data connection: Operation not permitted

When I try to connect to SSL enabled proftpd as installed on Freenas 8.3.0, I see my client feedback output saying that AUTH TLS is working, the connection goes encrypted (as confirmed by Wireshark) ...
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Multiple FTP user permission

There is an FTP user called 'A1', home dir: '/home/A1'. A1 can connect to FTP with no problems. There is two files in '/home/A1': 'abc.txt' and 'def.txt'. Permission of 'abc.txt': 440; Permission of ...
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FTP server for LAN-only use— Write-permission issue in /var/www/

I'm trying to setup an FTP server so that any machine on the network can upload files to my /var/www/ on my Ubuntu 13.04 LAMP server -- with or without authentication. I've spent most of the day ...
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FTP Server on Centos 5.8 - Transfer fails randomly

Hi have ProFTPD runningon a brand new CentOS 5.8 server with Plesk, and its behaviour is inconsistent at best. I tried to transfer a directory from my PC, and every time I get a transfer failed on a ...
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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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proftpd on debian: super user and simple users with their folder

hi there sorry for my english im italian. Here is what i would like to do with proftpd i have a main user: webserver group: www-data must do anything in var/www/ and subfolders ( it actually works ) ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Problem after change port proftpd

This morning, my ISP has changed the ftp port. Now it is working through 10829. In port 21, we have a lot of scans, and the last week, the server had a brute force attack. In the ptoftpd.log, the ...
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proftpd, dynamic IP, and filezilla: port troubles

The basic setup: Two computers, one running proftpd, one attempting to connect via filezilla. Both linux (xubuntu on the server, kubuntu on the client). Both are at the moment behind a router on a ...
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ProFTPd - Cannot login at all, constant 530 error

I cannot for whatever reason connect/login either via FTP client or command line to my FTP server. I'm using Webmin and ProFTPd. I have setup a user, with a simple password as part of the ftp group ...
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Unable to upgrade proftpd on plesk 9.5.4 with atomic rocket turtle repos

I've been trying to crack this one for a while now. I'm running Plesk 9.5.4, and have tried to upgrade and reinstall proftpd from ART packages. Here's what I'm getting from the following commands: # ...
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Can't connect to proftpd from outside the virtual machine

This is related to a previous question. I have a machine with Windows 7 acting as a server and it hosts several virtual machines. One of them, a Debian Squeezy is acting as a PostgreSQL server and I ...
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Tell proftp to allow connections only to the users that have permissions in PostgreSQL

I'm trying to set up an ftp server for the first time (under Debian Squeeze) and after searching through Google, I decided to use proftp. NOTE: I have a PostgreSQL server running in the same machine ...
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Compile a system library independent proftpd on AIX

I'd like to build a deployable archive that contains all system and specific library necessary to run the proftpd deamon on AIX. I already manage to compile it, but the executable rely on /lib and ...
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How to properly use Ftpasswd to make a user?

I wanna make an FTP user with my proFTPd server and I want the user to be restricted to one directory. How would I do this? Im using this to try and make a user but its just giiving me an ...
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How to create a master FTP user for all vhost directories with Plesk 11?

I am using an Ubuntu 10.04.4 with Plesk 11 installed. My customer has a lot of domains, each one found under /var/www/vhosts/ and for each one an FTP user exists. I want to give my customer a single ...
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ProFTPd with ProFTPd Admin: 530 Login incorrect

I configured ProFTPd and ProFTPd Admin on my Debian Squeeze server. I added the group and the user I added with ProFTPd Admin. I only get 530 Login incorrect when I'm trying to log in. Logging in ...
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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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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 ...
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ProFTPd: How to prevent multiple downloads of same file by same user

I regularly notice that users who download files from our ProFTPd server actually start multiple downloads of the same file. Since the files are usually several Gigabytes and our upload bandwidth is ...
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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 TLS - Can't login whit another domain (500 auth not understood)

i have installed ProFTPD with TLS support for a secured FTP. I have multiple Domains and i can't login with another domain as my main-domain. I have used proftpd whitout TLS in de past time and there, ...
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Error 426 Failure reading network stream, 'ftp_put' uploads files incompletely, works fine when restarting the server

Having an issue with ftp_put, 'ftp_put' returns false and files are only transferred incompletely. The error returned is 426 Failure reading network stream. Restart of the server is fixing the issue ...
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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 ...
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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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Proftpd mod_sql group table

I've been reading up on the Proftpd software for use with a MySQL database to use in a software project I am developing. I've noticed that a "group" table is required. I've read through the ...
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vsftpd with pam_mysql, getting the home dir from a table field

I'm currently migrating an existing ProFTPD setup to vsftpd + pam_mysql, while keeping the existing database that ProFTPD currently uses. I've already successfully set up virtual user authentication ...
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proftpd: chroot to /home/dir/home/dir

at work, I installed proftpd 1.3.4a on Debian 7.0. Now I need to chroot users to /home/dir/home/dir (users home dir twice). Unfortunately, /home/dir is not equal to /home/%u (username). Otherwise I ...
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proFTPd config for multiple users

I recently started using proftpd for my needs of a simple ftp client on my Ubuntu 10.10 server. I started with a configuration I found online, but I can't find the source anymore. At the moment I have ...
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Newly added user cannot connect to FTP

After installing Proftpd (during the installation of Virtualmin) on Ubuntu 12.04, I added a new user using useradd newUsername. Problem: Users created before the installation of proftpd were able to ...
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proftpd “503 bad sequence of commands”

I'm using proftpd and somtimes during image upload i got this error: "503 bad sequence of commands" What could be wrong? How to solve this problem? EDIT I'm using SolEx sync to synchronize ...
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ProFTPD mod_tls is not loaded properly?

The server is running CentOS 5 with DirectAdmin. I am trying to get ProfFTPD work over TLS, however it seems that proftpd is lacking mod_tls support, even though it was compiled with mod_tls. # ...
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Cannot connect to proftpd neither with FileZilla nor vim

I have a ProFTPD server set up but I can't connect to it, I get ` Response: 530 Login incorrect. Error: Critical error Error: Could not connect to server. Even if I create a new user and try to ...
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ProFTPd not in boot: Debian

I just configured my new VPS with Apache, PHP, MySQL and ProFTPd. I wanted to install a smtp server, but I was advised to do a apt-get upgrade first. I did this, and I got up a blue screen where I ...
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Cannot install proftpd on Ubuntu; stuck at configuration check

On a fresh install of ubuntu natty (64bits); when i try to install proftpd it's stuck at config check; can't figure out why, pulling my hairs out ! It used to work without any problem but then ...
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ProFTPD slow login after user

I am troubleshooting a proftpd server which seems to work perfectly except that after the USER command it hangs for quite a bit without doing anything after which it connects. Every other connect ...
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AllowGroup in proftpd not working

i want to limit ftp logins to only users from a specific group: in /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf i have: <Limit LOGIN> AllowGroup ftpuser </Limit> but i can still connect to ftp ...