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Disable upload in vsftpd

How can I prevent local users from uploading files in vsftpd? I know I can prevent them from downloading files by setting the string download_enable in vsftpd.conf on "NO", is there an option for ...
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Passive mode FTP (vsftpd) error listing directories and timeout

I'm using a GUI FTP client (WinSCP) to connect the remote FTP server (which is powered by vsftpd on Cent OS). The GUI logs show that I can connect to the server but it was stucking on retrieving ...
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Configure squid to forward ftp requests to ftp server on some other machine

I have installed squid proxy servers and vsftpd FTP server on 2 separate VMs. How can I Configure squid proxy servers on machines-A (where squid installed)to forward ftp requests to machine-B (where ...
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'GnuTLS error -110 in gnutls_record_recv: The TLS connection was non-properly terminated.'

We have enabled TLS support on vsftpd. Although everything works fine for the end-user, FileZilla returns the following ‘error’ after idling for a while: Response: 421 Timeout. Error: GnuTLS error ...
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vsftpd server allows different permissions than ssh

I setup a vsftpd server on Debian 8.2, and haven't changed anything in the config file except for local_root=/. When I try to upload a file using Filezilla to a directory I have group write ...
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vsftp: why is allow_writeable_chroot=YES a bad idea?

There are several thousand blog posts about vsftp and allow_writeable_chroot=YES The common error message: Fixing 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot () I solved ...
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Why does VSFTPD time out on slower connections?

I've got a Linux box running VSFTPD. In particular it's on an EC2 instance in AWS with a DNS record in Route53 to give it a friendly/public name. I typically use FileZilla as my client to connect to ...
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Chroot Jailing groups via sshd_config for FTP results in connection aborted for all members in that group

I am attempting to chroot jail using the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file. My FTP server is vsfptd, and while I know how to chroot jail using vsftpd's config, I want to try it using sshd_config. However, ...
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Can not connect to VSFTPD on Centos 7.1

I no pro with this but I have managed multiple times to install vsftpd on centos 6+ and always got it working with or without TLS. But for 24 hours now I haven't been able to get it working on a fresh ...
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CentOS6.7 vsftpd 530 Permissions Denied

I'm running CentOS 6.7 and I'm trying to successfully establish an FTP connection using vsftpd. Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message... Response: 220 (vsFTPd 2.2.2) ...
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VSFTPD setup on Centos new virtual user cant connect

I have a vsftpd server configured on centos. Old users that are listed in logins.txt can login via wb browser. Problem is that when I create a new user I can't login 530 bad login error. Steps taken ...
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vsftpd 500 OOPS: vsf_sysutil_setproctitle: not initialized

I am trying to get vsftpd (version 2.3.2) to show me more information about active sessions and what is currently going on with the server. According to a thread on Askubuntu, using ...
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New EC2 vsftpd installation will not start, giving code=exited, status=2

I am trying to implement an FTP server on an EC2 instance. I cannot get the FTP server to start and it gives me very little idea of what is wrong. I'd appreciate any information on either how to ...
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Passive mode for vsftpd from Windows command-line FTP client

I have tried configuring vsftpd to work in passive mode, however, with no success. I have followed the instructions given in the answer for question How to configure vsftpd to work with passive mode ...
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Issues editing files using vsftpd

I have a user that i'd like to confine to his home folder which i've assigned as /var/www/x I'm using the following config in /etc/vsftpd.conf : listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO ...
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vsftpd permissions for virtual users with Apache SUexec compatibility

I run a linux server with Apache + SUexec where all virtualhosts htdocs folder are owed by specific users : # ls /www/sites drwxr-xr-x 4 vhost-sitea.com vhost-sitea.com 4096 Oct 13 16:45 ...
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VSFTPD specific ciphers

I am looking for a way to define custom cipher suite for VSFTPD on Ubuntu server. I found that I can specify ciphers via HIGH/MEDIUM/LOW. However, this is not enough for me, since I need to configure ...
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Why can't add anon_upload_enable=yes into configuration file?

Here is my /etc/vsftpd.conf in debian8: anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=YES write_enable=YES chroot_local_user=YES local_root=/home/ftp anon_root=/home/ftp I can connect the ftp server with open ...
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Can't connect to the data port with FTP server running in Vagrant (passive mode)

I want to connect to Vagrant via FTP and the data connection is failing. I can actually connect and login, but when trying to enter passive mode and list the remote directory, the DATA connection ...
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Centos vsftpd setup failing to upload certain files

I have been trying to fix this up for more than 3-4 hours. Looked at some solution provided here on server fault but none seems to be working in my case. When I am uploading files to server via ...
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FTP server vsftpd - Can connect but can't see any file

Here is the content of my config file /etc/init.d/vsftpd : listen=YES local_enable=YES local_root=/ write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES ...
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VSFTPD allows root access despite being listed in ftpusers file

I've installed VSFTPD on a LEMP stack on Ubuntu 14.04. The only significant changes made to vsftpd.conf are: anonymous_enable=no local_enable=yes write_enable=yes chroot_local_user=yes ...
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vsftpd on ubuntu gives FAIL UPLOAD

The big picture is this: I have an SD card for my camera that uploads my photos over WiFi to a server using ftp. What I want, is to have those photos uploaded to a little ubuntu box I've got. For ...
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making vsftpd listen on a specific hostname

Is there a way to restrict which hostname(s) vsftpd listens to? I know it can be limited to listening on a particular IP and it fcan be limited by remote ip/hostname, but I wonder if listening only on ...
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Cannot access vsftpd server from WAN

EDIT: It has been fixed by adding pasv_addr_resolve=yes to the config file and setting iptables exception for passive range using this command: iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport pasvstart:pasvend -j ...
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vsftpd: 500 OOPS: cannot change directory

Could you help me with vsftpd server. I am trying to configure it to make it work with virtual users. The problem is that I am still getting following error in ftp client: 500 OOPS: cannot change ...
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vsftpd does not give a valid certificate using CA cert

When setting up vsftpd we have problems with it not providing a trusted connection us a basic pem certificate container using just our private key and certificate. We created our pem file with the ...
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Default value of pasv_address in FTP configuration (vsftp)

What is the default value of "pasv_address" in the vsftpd config? Will it be the IP address the client uses to connect to the server?
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500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot() Login failed on debian

I install vsftpd for running FTP server on debian 7.3. I checked vsftpd version was 2.3.5 and i configure it like so: listen=YES local_enable=YES write_enable=YES chroot_local_user=YES ...
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vsftp error: 500 OOPS: child died

I installed vsftp, and then setup the config file as following: anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES local_umask=022 chroot_local_user=NO chroot_list_enable=YES ...
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vsFTPd default uploaded file permissions on Ubuntu not working

I have a Server running Ubuntu 12.10 x64, and the last version of vsFTPd. My user example.com has its home folder set on /var/www/example.com, I created a public_html folder inside and gave 777 ...
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vsftpd on ubuntu saucy - “OOPS: Child died”

I have installed vsftpd with apt-get install vsftpd on my freshly deployed ubuntu saucy amd64 linode. vsftpd starts but when I connect to it from an ftp client, even from localhost, I get this error: ...
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Allow vsftpd user to upload only to a single directory

I need to allow broad anonymous download access via vsftpd, but restrict uploads to only a single path. Is there any way to do this is other than with the filesystem permissions? There are two main ...
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Create new vsftpd user and lock to (specify) home / login directory

I need to periodically give temporary and limited access to various directories on a CentOS linux server that has vsftp installed. I've created a user using useradd [user_name] and given them a ...
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vsftpd - PAM - MySQL and pam_mkhomedir to create directories

I've been successfully using vsftpd with virtual users connecting with PAM to my mysql DB. Now I'd like to automate creation of user directories with successful vsftpd connection. Here is ...
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Issues with VSFTPD / FTP on Linux Ubuntu server - Steps for Troubleshooting?

I am dealing with an issue I am unclear on how to resolve and have been pulling my hair out for some time. I have been trying to configure an FTP user using the following (we use this same ...
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How to configure vsftpd to work with passive mode

Whenever I install vsftpd on centos, I only setup the jail environment for the users and rest is default configuration of vsftpd. I create user and try to connect with filezila ftp client but I could ...
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vsftp hangs at “150 Here comes the directory listing.”

In a vsftpd server enviroment, shared various directories from nfs mountpoints, I can log in without problem, but when I send the first "ls", the vsftp give me the directory listing: lftp ...
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FTPS using Vsftp woes

I have some problems with Vstpd, and I don't know whether they are related or not. One problem is that FireFTP can't get past the directory listing phase - it just stucks there forever, no error ...
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Filezilla client and VSFTPD : GnuTLS error -12: A TLS fatal alert has been received

so right now i'am trying to configure vsftpd server for FTP(e)S. It seems i am encountering issues with different clients. Secure FTPD works fine for me. Filezilla not. The output from Filezilla ...
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Why is the chroot_local_user of vsftpd insecure?

I'm setting up on my VPS a vsftpd, and i don't want users be allowed to leave they're ftp home directory. I'm using local_user ftp, not anonymous, so I added: chroot_local_user=YES I've read in ...
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FTP doesn't allow /usr/sbin/nologin user

I want to setup a ftp for couple of ftp-only users with vsftpd. I configured the FTP to enable local user access. It works fine. But once I edit the users' shell to /usr/sbin/nologin, it couldn't log ...
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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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vsftpd not allowing anonymous users to append to existing files (APPE)

I have a problem with vsftpd not allowing anonymous users to append to files that they have uploaded. Uploading files initially works perfectly file. Changing the permissions on the uploaded files ...
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vsftpd error: 500 OOPS: vsf_sysutil_bind

I'm trying to use Filezilla on Windows to connect to a linux ec2 instance running vsftpd 2.3.5 (have also tried 2.3.2 with identical results) but the server keeps responding with 500 OOPS: ...
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FTPS failing on LIST command with error;

The machine in question is running CentOS 5.7 and vsftpd-2.0.5-21.el5.x86_64. My client can connect to the server and interact with it normally over standard FTP. It can also connect via FTPS and ...
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VSFTPD Config for Upload of Files

I have been trying to figure out how to allow users to upload to a directory with VSFTPD on an Apache2/Redhat5.5 server. I have been trying for hours to allow anonymous users to upload. Out of ...
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Setting up VSFTPD on AWS EC2 Instance

I'm trying to set up VSFTPD passive hosting on my EC2 instance. I ran through these instructions http://www.synergycode.com/knowledgebase/blog/item/ftp-server-on-amazon-ec2 . However, when I tried to ...
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Cannot read/write FTP directory vsftpd on centos 6.0 (empty folder)

I have Centos 6.0 and installed vsftp with YUM, I added a user with Webmin panel, set its home dir to "/var/www/html" and its shell to "/bin/sh", user id is 500, user group is same as name: ...
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Trying to understand symlink behavior with vsftpd

I recently moved my website to a CentOS 6 VPS (from a HyperVM-enabled CentOS 5 VPS). I set up vsftpd to handle our FTP needs. I created a local user for everyone who needs to use the FTP. For my ...