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Creating SFTP Users chrootdirectory /var/www

I am trying to create a new sftp user in Ubuntu 12.04.4 and am running into some trouble. After creating the first sftp user, I document the commands for later user and then delete the user and try ...
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How to CRUD/manage virtual users in VSFTPD using DB4/PAM?

I'm trying to setup an FTP server using VSFTPD on Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use virtual users because it's safer and I want to create accounts to several people. I have been following this guide: ...
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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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1answer
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Is FTP and SFTP connection same

The developer who setup this is no longer working with us now. I' am trying to connect to my server through SFTP Example: sftp://127.0.0.1, it doesn't connect. But when I use ftp:// as my host then it ...
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1answer
71 views

How to mention the prefix directory path in CURL command

I am new to Linux, i want to write the perl script to download the files from FTP sites but here i want to use curl command to download the files. which is working fine in wget command but not working ...
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1answer
98 views

Hide or revoke permissions to the .ssh directory for sftp and ftp access

I dont want that the user has access to the ssh key via sftp and ftp. Is there a way to change the directory or revoke the permissions, even to see the .ssh directory ? Have not found anything with ...
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2answers
346 views

SFTP fails on listing directories with large number of files

I try to connect to an sftp server (vsftpd) on Centos server through port 22. there is no problem in connection and initial directory listing; there is also no problem if I click on a directory with ...
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2answers
64 views

SFTP - username/password instead of cert (vsFTPd)

Is it possible to configure vsFTPd or other server to use (1) SFTP over port 22 (2) be encrypted but only require username and password. What is the "https" equivalent in the SFTP world. I don't want ...
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1answer
69 views

SFTP Client - File Polling At Regular Intervals

We have a need of a SFTP client running on Windows, which automatically polls for a new file on a designated SFTP location (setup in Unix) every x minutes. Can you please help me identifying such a ...
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1answer
419 views

How to automate a transfer of file from server to local system using ftp

I have a windows server 2003 which generates backup file to ftp folder in the server(using my own script). And I will ftp and copy it to my local hard disk daily. How can I automate this process using ...
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1answer
71 views

FTP ip reached by using SFTP command but not FTP [closed]

I've been given by a company their FTP IP where I should connect to. I got also username and password. That is supposed to work with port 21, right? I tried to use FTP command-line but it didn't ...
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1answer
139 views

Set FTP User default directory to /var/www Ubuntu Server

Trying to figure out the best way to set the default directory for the few FTP users we have (3 in-house developers who need access simply to the WWW directory). Want to just set it so that if any of ...
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0answers
81 views

FTP listfiles not working

I get the error 421 error connection timed out. I am already in passive mode, but still it's not able to execute certain FTP commands like LIST , NLST. What could be the cause? I tried using both ...
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1answer
296 views

IIS 7 FTP Publishing: Windows User Gets 530 18 Error

Here's the problem, from the log (ip & dns names sanitized): FTP Service Log 2013-03-26 01:25:07 ORIGIN.IP - DESTINATION.IP 21 ControlChannelOpened - - 0 0 4ba4c190-09ca-45e3-a2ae-b19117d33b80 - ...
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0answers
113 views

Setting up ssh on Debian to allow some users log in with ldap

I have a server in which users can't login via ssh but can upload files by sftp. This server has an ldap database of users and ssh and sftp are configured with the ldap, so none of the ldap users ...
0
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1answer
34 views

FTP Backup Site minus one directory

I am backing up a site including a huge cache folder use SFTP (FileZilla).I do not really need to backup the wp-cache directory, but do not want to get rid off it either atm. Is there a way to use ...
0
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1answer
102 views

SFTP creates file but can't complete transfer

I'm trying to upload files to a VPS over SFTP. Unfortunately, I'm having a strange problem. While uploading a file over SFTP as root, the transfer appears to randomly stops somewhere in the first ...
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1answer
1k views

Setup SFTP vsftpd on Centos 5 with chroot

I would to like to restrict a user to certain directory(ies) but also allow to use SFTP for transfer. I looked at the answers provided to similar questions at: How do I setup SFTP for sites without ...
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1answer
233 views

Set default permissions for files created through FTP & SFTP on Mac OS X

I have 2 users on my Mac OS X Server, both in the group 'wheel'. If User A creates a file through SFTP/FTP, User B can read the file, but not write to it, since the default file permission is 644, ...
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2answers
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symbolic link and filezilla over sftp

I'm pretty new to debian, and I'm trying to set up a server. I created a user which can only access to his folder /home/username (and its subdirectory). Now I want to use that user for the webserver ...
0
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1answer
3k views

SFTP: Move (rename) many files from one folder to another (not one by one)

I need to move all the files from current_path to current_path/DestinationFolder. The version of SFTP I'm using is: SFTP protocol version 2 The available commands are: sftp> help Available ...
1
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1answer
354 views

SFTP Connection Failing To Linode's Ubuntu Server

I installed vsftpd on our Ubuntu machine on (Linode VPS) and followed the steps from this documentation. http://www.noob2geek.com/linux/setup-vsftpd-debian-ubuntu/ So, everything works correcly if I ...
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2answers
315 views

All my files uploaded have unusable permissions

I've just moved to a new server and have come across some strange permissions issues. Every file I upload has permissions of 600, owned by the user account and is also in the same group. With this ...
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2answers
302 views

SFTP post upload hook

How would I run a script after a file has been successfully uploaded over (a chrooted) SFTP? I have this working on standard FTP connection using PureFTP ...
2
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1answer
797 views

sftp/ssh failing after adding “Match group” clause

I am attempting to set up an sftp server on ubuntu/precise on EC2. I have been successful in adding a new user that can connect via ssh, however once I add the following clause: Match Group sftp ...
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219 views

FTP and Apache permission issues … And sftp, and ssh, and php scripts

I've read the previous posts but I'm still looking for a good way to manage directories permissions and users. Here's the layout : You have a php app whose code is provided by 3rd party. Dirty ...
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1answer
303 views

Linux SFTP and many local user accounts, limits with mount --bind?

I am in the process of building a solution to handle many developers (possibly hundreds) to work on their files via sftp, each one Jailed in their home directory. For our particular needs, we have a ...
10
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1answer
34k views

How to add user with SFTP/ FTP access to '/var/www/html/website_abc' folder on Amazon EC2 Centos?

Possible Duplicate: Linux directory permissions I'm working with some third-party developers and I would like to grant SFTP (or FTP) access to the root folder for a website they're working ...
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1answer
126 views

FTP/SFTP client that can store sessions in MSSQL

I'm looking for a FTP/SFTP client that can store all the session information in a central SQL server, so all employees always have an up-to date list of FTP sites they can connect to. I've been using ...
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1answer
2k views

Can't connect to web hosting with Filezilla - Shows Initializing TLS [closed]

I am trying to open my web hosting account using filezilla, but continuously failing to open it via Filezilla. It always gets timeout after saying Initializing TLS... My hosting provider are saying ...
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1answer
366 views

Chroot SFTP Users

I have an Ubuntu Server, where several users log in to upload some files. Each user has a home directory, in which I 'd like to be chrooted. e.g. user1 connects with sftp to the server and is ...
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2answers
426 views

SFTP server, mount bind limit

I am building an SFTP server where I have to give users access to individual dirs on different drives. I can't use symlinks because that allows them access to everything and cause navigation ...
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5answers
134 views

Secure File Upload

I need the ability for clients to send me files. I would like them to use web services, but they are unable to do this (they want to just FTP a file over like they are used to, so this is what I have ...
4
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1answer
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Can I configure VSFTPD to listen only to localhost?

I have a legacy app that needs FTP and cannot do SFTP. My solution is: put an FTP server in place using VSFTPD configure the firewall to accept port 21 connections only from localhost Set up an SSH ...
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6answers
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What are some secure alternatives to FTP? [closed]

This Hacker News story is all about the downsides of FTP. The only reason I might set up FTP is that it's easy. I know about and use scp already, but sometimes I want to share files with someone ...
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4answers
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Allow SFTP but disallow SSH?

I'm starting a very little hosting company for a few friends and little clients, nothing big. I want to give my "clients" the right to manage their files on the server. I hate FTP as it is not secure ...
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4answers
866 views

I can ssh and sftp to my server, but ncftp doesn't work

In addition to what's stated in the title, I'm also able to ncftp successfully into a different server. But on server A, I get this Could not connect to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -- try again later: ...
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Free secure windows ftp server for a commercial project

I'm looking for a free secure (sftp or ftps) windows ftp server as the title indicates. I found quite a few but they are either : * Not free (usually they are GPL or just not free) * Not 'secure' ie. ...
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241 views

Copying files SSH vs sFTP [closed]

I'm a bit of a unix noob, but this question seems super basic, yet I can't find an answer anywhere. Basically, to my knowledge, sFTP is just FTP over ssh. So, why can't I drag and drop files from ...
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1answer
303 views

What's faster: SFTP or FTP via SSH tunnel?

I find SFTP very slow in WinSCP, especially when many small files have to be transferred. Will FTP via SSH tunnel be faster?
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1answer
85 views

ftp server for windows 7 that supports network folder write/read [closed]

Am looking for reliable ftp server software for windows 7. I need also something that can give user and password to user and will able to see some network drives folders. Is it possible?
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5answers
154 views

File transfer sftp secure?

Suppose I have a text file with confidential information. I want to transfer from American facility to the france facility via sftp set up in a website. Is the file transfer secure?
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3answers
4k views

How to check diskspace on SFTP server

Recently I encountered a lack of diskspace problem on a SFTP server and I realised I have no idea how to check how much is left or even the total amount. Does anyone know how to do this through an ...
0
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0answers
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sftp poor performance through checkpoint firewall, ftp ok

We got a strange problem bugging me for over a week now and i'm running out of ideas. The network setup is like the following: Windows XP PC 1GBit --> GBit Switch --> 100Mbit cisco Router (2 ...
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What is a good (commercial) high capacity SFTP Server for Windows?

We are currently using Titan FTP Server, but we have found that it has a memory leak. It also seems to fail two to three times a week during high load periods causing problems for our clients. When ...
3
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5answers
229 views

Best/Secure Windows 2008 Server transfer protocol

I hate FTP because it is not secure, passwords are cleartext, etc. I want something safe for my windows server and I used to use sftp on linux for a while but now I turned to windows solution so I'm a ...
2
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3answers
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ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

I've got an odd and urgent problem. I'm trying to connect to a vendor's ftp site. I have tried connecting from multiple places. I've found that I cannot connect from my production server1 but I can ...
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1answer
142 views

Understanding FTP/FTPS for local users

I'm trying to wrap my head around FTP for local users. For example, I have a local WordPress install that requires FTP to update certain plugins. My understanding is that I would create an FTP ...
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votes
3answers
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Best way to restrict FTP access to a single directory?

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 10.04, and I'd like to give someone SFTP access to a single directory, but prevent them from seeing anything else on the system. What's the best way to pull this off? I ...
0
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1answer
604 views

Changing copssh default FTP root breaks RSA authentication

I have a question about copssh configuration. I want to change the home directory when a user logs in via SFTP but when I change the directory in the /etc/passwd file, I am no longer able to login ...