Pure-FTPd is a free FTP server daemon with a strong focus on security for Unix-like operating systems.

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How to Read a Pure FTPD log file?

I'm trying to analyze my FTP log to investigate some unauthorized access, but I can't make sense of some of the far right columns. Thu Oct 01 00:13:55 2009 0 92.54.102.153 2547 ...
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PureFTP: Denying upload of certain file extensions

I use pure-ftp for ftp server. I want an for pure-ftp to deny the upload of certain file types, for example .exe, .bat, .cs, etc. Many thanks.
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Trace a process on a Linux box

I've noticed that one system user is constantly downloading a single JPEG file (every few seconds) via FTP server. The source IP is actually assigned to the server itself. I've tried to use tools like ...
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How to log what an FTP user does with Pure-FTPD and Apache?

I have a VPS with Apache and Pure-FTPD and I'm wondering if it's possible to log every action that an FTP user does (such as viewing files and editing them)? If this is possible, please let me know ...
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pure-ftpd gives wrong ip for passive connection in TLS mode

I am setting up our ftp server ( pure-ftpd-1.0.21-r1 ) to use TLS/SSL. It works when I don't use TLS. Started with command options: -S 21 -c 30 -C 10 -B -k 90% -A -R -Z -p 49152:65534 -U 013 -s ...
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Pure-FTPd Configuration on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a fresh installation of pure-ftpd on Ubuntu Server 12.04, and for the life of me I can't find any kind of central config file. All I need to do is set a passive port range. At this point I ...
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how to reinstall pure-ftpd on debian?

because i had problems with my pure-ftpd i decided to completely remove and reinstall it. so i did like apt-get remove pure-ftpd-mysql find / -name "pure-ftpd" -exec rm -rf {} \; now after ...
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Pure FTPd and MySQL, working with sha512

I'm currently developing an application for shared hosting, using a complete MySQL backend for the machine. I've set up all my services, and they're quite operational, however I've a little problem ...
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How to “FTP jail” with Pure-FTPD?

I asked this a little bit ago, but instead of specifying Pure-FTPD I just said Apache. Per the answer to that question, I'm asking again with "Pure-FTPD" in the title this time. I need to allow ...
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Pure-ftpd with mutiple domains separate xfer log files on CentOS 6.4

Using the Pure-ftpd daemon to serve ftp service. I've modified the init script to run multiple domains with different IPs, with separate DBs and separate WELCOME MSGs. daemon "$pure_launch_script ...
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pure-ftpd debian, can't get www-data user working

I'm trying to add FTP access to the Apache web files, in the past I have done this with an ftpuser and group arrangement. This time I would like to make it possible to login directly as www-data (the ...
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Disallow an user to go up in the tree with pure-ftpd

I added an user to pure-ftpd with adduser -h /blah user, using busybox. Unfortunately, he is able to go up in the tree and see the root folder. How can I disallow this ?
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pure ftpd auth using crypt sha512

I've installed pure-ftpd-mysql and it works fine with md5 password hashing. This isn't very secure, so I'd like to use crypt with salted sha512, the way I'm using in dovecot. How to set up this in ...
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Pure-ftpd: log IP adresses

I've got question about pure-ftpd server, I'm running. I want to setup it to log IP addresses instead of hostnames, but none of configuration works. I tried: Writing "yes" or "1" to ...
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pure-ftpd auth blocked by SELinux

First, my setup. I'm using CentOS 6.4 and I installed pure-ftpd (plus the SELinux module) from the EPEL repositories : > rpm -q pure-ftpd pure-ftpd-selinux pure-ftpd-1.0.30-1.el6.x86_64 ...
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pure-ftpd symlink not working

I've got a setup where pure-ftpd is allowing symlink. what works /var/www/some_website/symlink_to_logs works and resolves to /var/log/some_website_logs/ (this is to show that symlinks are allowed ...
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PureFTPd is using ports above 50000 even with PassivePortRange specified

I have installed the pure-ftpd package with PureFTP 1.0.24 on Ubuntu 10.04 using apt-get. Even though, this is the default port range, I've added the file /etc/pure-ftpd/conf/PassivePortRange ...
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pure-ftpd on CentOs

I'm trying to install pureftpd on CentOS6, but when I run the yum command: yum install pure-ftpd I always get package not found Is there a way I can install `pure-ftpd' in Cent? Thanks
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Authentication failed of pure-ftpd

I installed pure-ftpd on Ubuntu 8.04 using aptitude install pure-ftpd What's the step to add users? I'm new to pure-ftpd and PAM authentication. but I followed pure-ftpd documentation to do pure-pw ...
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Use temporary filename during upload in PureFTP

Is it possible to configue Pure-fptd to use a temporary filename during upload? At the moment files that are uploaded are given their final name from the very start of the upload. I would like it to ...
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Cant set iptables rule for FTPS (pure-ftpd with TLS)

I'm running pure-ftpd with TLS support, everything works fine until enabling iptables. With working iptables I can connect to ftp but can't get file list. The ip_conntrack_ftp module is enabled, and ...
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Disrupted transfer from AS400 to pure-ftpd on Ubuntu

We have an FTP job that runs between an AS400 and pure-ftpd on Ubuntu that's worked for two years. The AS400 (in a remote shop) sends three files. Recently, it only gets the first of the three done, ...
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Removing mysql with yup … does it remove the data?

I've looked everywhere, and this seems like a dumb question, but I've become pigeon-holed in a situation here where I need to remove the current mysql and load a new one. Server: Centos 5.6, kernel. ...
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Pure-FTPD error: Unable to start a standalone server: Address already in use

I just installed Pure-FTPD to give it a test run, I added a group and a user groupadd test1 useradd -g test1 -d /var/www/html -s /etc testuser then tried to run the server using ...
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pure-ftpd: one readonly/non-deletable file in home directory

Is there a way to have a file in the user's FTP home directory without the ability to modify/remove it from that directory over FTP? So the user has write permissions on his own home folder, thus the ...
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PureFTPD can't list web root when files are uploaded

I've finally made the step forward and signed up for a VPS server in exchange for my obsolete shared hosting account. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 x32 on a VPS from DigitalOcean. On top of the VPS I have ...
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pure-ftpd setup of pure-authd on Ubuntu (debian)

I am tryig to set up pure-ftpd on an Ubuntu 12.04 and have it work with the pure-authd. I have created a user and group, gotten the authd daemon running. I also have a script ready to go that will ...
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Error installing pure-ftpd

I'm getting a very weird error when installing pure-ftpd on my Ubuntu 12.04.04 LTS server. I'm running this command, with a sudo user. sudo apt-get install pure-ftpd and I get this error ...
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Awstats not getting updated

I have configured awstats for my ftp server and I am facing an issue. Command line updates does not work. Only from url if I run update now it works and I am able to see the result on the webpage. ...
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Pure-FTPD: chroot doesn't chroot

On a Debian Wheezy machine, I've installed Pure-FTPD. As I wanted the users to be chrooted into their home directories, I took a look at the virtualchroot functionality. After a bit of configuration, ...
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PureFTPd : ChrootEveryone not working

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 with pure-ftpd version 1.0.35-1. I don't use database for the only user I have (ftpuser1 - localuser), but I want to lock him into his home directory. ...
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pure-ftpd not listening on specified port

I installed the pure-ftpd package (version 1.0.35-1) on an Ubuntu 12.04 box (an EC2 instance based on the standard Ubuntu 12.04 AMI). The pure-ftpd daemon is running (verified with ps), though there ...
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Not able to use FTP acount created with pure ftpd

I made the new user using this command pure-pw useradd droa -u 52007 -g 52009 -d /home/droa/public_html But when i connect using ftp , it says that Login authentication failed. Which other ...
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Failed to authenticate with pure-ftpd on CentOS 5.8 (32bit) running ispconfig3

I asked this question on here late last night about how I can get the latest PHP, MySQL, and phpmyadmin on my 32bit installation of CentOS 5.8. I was able to get PHP and MySQL back up and running ...
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Pure-FTP login error

I've installed Pure-FTPd and am trying to get virtual users to work with it. Unix users are OK and are able to transfer files but my virtual user that I created can't log in. I'm running Linux Ubuntu ...
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.ftpaccess file and Pure-FTPD

I've been looking for a way to have specific users who have access my FTP to have read-only permission on particular directories. I came across some articles on creating .ftpaccess files (which I've ...
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FTP Daemon that support TLS/SSL over FXP?

I'm searching an ftp daemon that can support SSL/TLS over FXP using CPASV (or/and) SSCN and whos name is not "glftpd" or "drftpd". Any suggestions? Thanks in advance
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Pure-FTPD chroot not working on a fresh Debian install?

I am trying to get chroot to work with virtual Pure-FTPD users, but for some reason it simply is not working. I changed the following options: /etc/default/pure-ftpd-common: VIRTUALCHROOT=true ...
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FTP: Why have linefeeds been converted to carriage returns?

I'm running a RHEL machine that was, by default, running vsftpd, the very secure ftp daemon. Due to its lack of configuration and symlink support, I've switched to pure-ftpd. I noticed that files ...
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Ban failed pure-ftpd login attempts using iptables [closed]

Just curious if there is a way to block IPs after 3 failed login attempts to pure-ftpd, but only for a couple of hours, strictly using iptables. I have heard using fail2ban works fine for this, but ...
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mutt: problem when running from pure-uploadscript of pure-ftpd

Ubuntu Jaunty Server (9.04) pure-ftpd 1.0.21-11.4ubuntu1 mutt 1.5.18-6ubuntu1 I need to receive e-mail notifications when my FTP users upload files. I use pure-uploadscript to do this. The code ...
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Why does pure-ftpwho require root permissions?

Why does pure-ftpwho require root permissions to run, if you run it without it you get, You must be root to run this. Sorry. However, /usr/bin/who can run fine without root?
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Setting up Pure-FTPd with admin/user permissions for same directory

I need to set up 2 Pure-FTPd accounts - ftpuser and ftpadmin. Both will have access to a directory that contains 2 subdirectories - upload and downlaod. The permissions criteria needs to be as ...
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Filezilla can not connect my new ftp port on centos 6.6

I have a webserver running on Centos 6.6. Recently Config Server Security Firewall send me over 150 email about some malicious bots trying to guess my clients ftp users and passwords. I hate ...
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Increse Pure-FTPd timeout on a Debian server

I need to increse Pure-FTPd timeout on a Debian server. On internet I have found out that I have to edit /etc/pure-ftpd.confby changing the MaxIdleTime. The problem is that I have no ...
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Pure-FTPd do not login via mysql

I've got server on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. I need to install Pure-FTPd with MySQL authentication. I'm installed pure-FTPd by typing "apt-get install pure-ftpd-mysql". It was installed. So, there's my ...
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CentOS - You must give (non-root) uid and gid

I'm trying to add users to ftp using pure-ftp I used the following command: pure-pw useradd test-user -u ftpgroup -d /path/to/my/dir And I get the following error: You must give (non-root) uid and ...
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How to allow Pure-FTPD to write to another user's directory

I have set up the following stack: Nginx, php-fpm and Pure-FTPD on a debian 6. In order for PHP-FPM pools to run under each different user I have created a system user for each website I host under ...
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pureftpd virtual user doesn't work with a concrete “base” user

Hello I want a virtual ftp user to upload web stuff so I want one using http user and webgroup (I group I created). So I did: pure-pw useradd webftp -u http -g webgroup -d /srv/http pure-pw mkdb ...
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FTP server performance

I have build an FTP server which needs to be able to handle 2000Connexion/minute. Each client connect and upload some file to the server I'm using pure-ftpd. Anyone knows what kind of server (I'm ...