ProFTPD: Apache-like FTP server for Unix systems

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Configuring proftpd user access for /var/www/ in centos

I'm having trouble configuring proftpd to allow a system user access to /var/www/ on a centos box. proftpd.conf ServerName "ProFTPD server" ServerIdent 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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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 ...
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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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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/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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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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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 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' ...
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ProFTPd MySQL query %u resolves to proftpd, not username

I am trying to use ProFTPd's MySQL configuration to set up FTP login to my server. I have a SQLNamedQuery that is used to get the user info from the database (see Setting up ProFTPd with default home ...
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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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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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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 configuration to run ftp/ftes ftps and sftp at the same time on different port

I have compile version of proftpd 1.3.4d with ftp, ftps, sftp and mysql authentication. So far I can have working at the same time on port 210: ftp and ftpes and on port 211 the sftp. ServerName ...
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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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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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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 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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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 does not support upload of file bigger than 2Kb

Just installed Webmin on Ubuntu Server with proftpd and now I can connect to the server and login with my ftp user name and password, but when I try to transfer a file, small files get uploaded ...
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How to deny or reject FTP commands for some user on proftpd?

There works a FTP Server (proftpd) on Centos 6.5, Auth mech is AUTH_FILE and default ROOT is /var/ftp all User should put Files into this directory but only 2 User should get or list this files. Is it ...
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Proftpd user cannot write/delete in home directory

I'm trying to setup a user in centos that can read/write/delete/etc files in the /var/www/html directory. With some help here I got the user able to log on and view files, but now they cannot ...
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proftpd - find client ip on server while connection is alive

I need to get the get the client IP from a specific connection from proftpd on linux (where I know the pid). I have searched in the /proc/ dir but wasn't able to to get any information about the IP. ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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, ...
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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?
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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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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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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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Ubuntu ProFTP delete partially uploaded file after connection fail on client side

I install ProFTP from apt on fresh ubuntu 14.04 (OpenSSH+LAMP) with mod-sql for user login. I set ftp folder for each user from config in sql table. And allow user to resume upload file by set ...
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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 ...
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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 chdir permission denied issue

This should be dead simple but I can't figure it out. I have a web app (Magento) in /srv/www/magento.com/public_html The filesystem permissions are standard Magento permissions ...
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proftpd tls internal connection works, external connection fails

I am trying to secure my proftpd server but I cannot see what I do wrong. My tls.conf <IfModule mod_tls.c> TLSEngine on TLSLog ...
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ProFTPD pub key authentication, still asks for password

I've set up mod_sftp with ProFTPD, and for some reason it still prompts me for a password when I connect. This is my conf.d/myserver file: SFTPEngine on SFTPLog /var/log/sftp.log Port 7770 ...
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How do ProFTPD/centOS handle directory permissions for virtual ftp users?

On proftpd/centos I configure the use of virtual user. I can login as a virtual user but I do not have write permission for this users. The proftpd.conf looks like: ServerName ...
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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 - TLS connection hangs authenticating

I setup a proftpd server that uses TLS/SSL certificate for authentication. Everything works well when I connect through lftp or Filezilla (with explicit connection). But once I attempt connecting ...
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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 ...