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

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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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Automate proftpd-basic install on ubuntu using apt-get

I'm trying to build a shell script to automate the installation of several packages onto an Ubuntu 10.04 server, and I'm having problems with proftpd-basic. I'm using the command line apt-get -qy ...
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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, ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 accounts

I have inherited a server where ProFTPD is installed. I can login to it with account joe_test and its password - but the problem is there is no such user as joe_test in /etc/passwd. If I do ls -la of ...
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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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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 except ...
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looking for a clean way of how to bring down a ftp server for maintenance

i'm currently thinking of a clean way of how to bring an ftp server down for maintenance. i wonder, if anybody out there could give me some hints of how to solve this: i don't want to interrupt any ...
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FTP Server with advanced features

We supply zone-files to our customers. Some zone files are big about 300MB and some are quite small, maybe like 1MB. We had this issue that someone setup a script to continually download the file. ...
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FTP on Linux “Failed to retrieve directory listing” not firewall issue

I've got an VPS in germany running Debian X64. I have very strange issue. I have ISPConfig CP installed using proftpd and I can not connect to FTP by any means. Few hours ago I've had installed ...
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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 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 ...
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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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Shell script to block proftp failled attempt

I want to filter and block failed attempt to access my proftp server. Here is an example line from the /var/log/secure file: Jan 2 18:38:25 server1 proftpd[17847]: spy1.XYZ.com ...
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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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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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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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Setting Up FTP user accounts on Debian

I'm trying to set up an FTP account on my server which is running a Debian install and proftpd. I'm in need of some basic commands that will allow me to view, edit, create ftp users. I'm also not ...
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User permissions linux. (proftpd / nginx)

I've been having a complete nightmare trying to configure proftpd. I've got proftp server working with an sql database. However I want to have any files uploaded able to viewed by the webserver ...
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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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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 - 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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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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ProFTPD / PAM issues with new centos/virtualmin install

I just installed CentOS 5.4 on a rackspace cloud server and installed virtualmin which all seemed to go fine. The only problem I have is that I can not access the virtual servers directories via FTP. ...
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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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Does FTP protocol send the domain you connect to?

Im trying to configure proftpd to depend on the host the user connected to, however the server has multiple domains per ip address. In totalcommander I connect to "domain1.com" The server is ...
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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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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 ...
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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 - What is intended use of IdentLookups config option?

I think question title is self-explanatory, but I can re-iterate. I have just recently got annoyed enough at my own dedicated server's FTP connection delay to go hunting for what causes delay. ...
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Hide Parent Directories During FTP Login on Linux

I'm using Ubuntu Server 9.10 with ProFTP and Webmin. I have things set up such that when the FTP user logs in, the user goes to /var/www/[domain]. The trouble is that I don't want them to see the ...
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How to set up a pacemaker cluster for active/active scenario and how it works?

I try to set up my first pacemaker cluster as a FTP Server. There are two Server installed with a fresh centos 6.5 and proftpd First step was to install pacemaker and some configuration Tools with: ...
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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 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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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 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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Create ftp user next to DirectAdmin users

For my server which uses DirectAdmin I would like to create an ftp user which can access every directory in /home/ . I don't need to know how to do this, I know how to jail. The problem I am facing is ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 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 ...