`vsftpd` is a fast, stable GPL-licensed FTP server for Unix/Linux systems.

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Is it possible to setup ftp server in linux without the superuser privileges? [on hold]

There are a lot of articles about setting up ftp server in linux. Most of them use vsftpd. This program takes configures from files from /etc directory so u can't configure vsftp not as root. So I ...
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vsftpd LIST causes GnuTLS error -15

I have an Arch Linux system running vsftpd which has been functioning with FTPES for the past year now. Within the past two days, I have noticed that all of my FTP clients fail to connect over FTPES. ...
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can not ftp to aws ec2 server having just setup vsftpd on Ubuntu

[[ SEE UPDATE AT BOTTOM ]] I just created a new ec2 instance in AWS. It is running Ubuntu. I needed to create FTP access for a user. I followed the directions here: ...
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connecting via plain ftp from vsftpd

I have a vps running ubuntu 14.04 on digitalocean. I set up vsftpd and am able to connect via sftpd from winscp or filezilla. Transfer files without a problem and so on. But when I decide to connect ...
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Centos 7 vsftpd - cannot modify files or rename folders - no write permission

I have just installed fresh centos 7 relase and i try to configure an vsftpd server. Server is set to use local users. Want i want to achive is to be able to write to /var/www/html There are ...
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Custom algorithm for password hashing with vsftpd

Traditionally, when the client logs in, it sends the credentials (username+pw) without any further processing. The server then checks if an entry exists in its user database that matches the supplied ...
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How to configure vsftpd to use /opt/etc/passwd to authenticate

I have FTP setup on Solaris 8 and I am trying to migrate it to RHEL7. Present Architecture on Solaris FTP daemon is chrooted under /opt. When users try to login to FTP, they are authenticated with ...
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Step by step configuration of Ubuntu server for LAMP with remote FTP/SSH and GIT access [closed]

This is the first time I had to configure an Unix Server as a remote server for a website based on LAMP. It also need to offer SFTP and GIT support. I read a lot of guides and I wrote down all the ...
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CentOS 7 - Directories created through VSFTPD not inheriting SELinux contexts

Our company has a webserver with CentOS 7 and our customers manage their websites through FTP (vsftpd). SELinux is in enforcing mode. The issue is that data created/uploadad through VSFTPD is not ...
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How to config vsftpd to map virtual user to a custom local user?

I would like that virtual user use a defined local user. this local user is member of groups apache (www-data for debian user, I use here a centos7) and ftp useradd ftpuser -d /var/www -g apache -G ...
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Create two users with different privileges for the same folder

I've the following scenario: I need to create two users that will access in FTP the same folder with different privileges by using vsftpd. What do you recommend me? Is it a good idea to create ...
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VSFTPD: Error 553 Could not create File

I'm trying to setup a ftp Server, for anonymous(so no login is required), but for some reason I get Error 553, when I try to upload a file. Here is my vsftpd config: # Example config file ...
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vsftpd adds server own domain name suffix to host name

I have the following issue with vsftp (and asterisk, by the way): When I'm connecting from 37.229.152.222 to vsftpd server, I get timeout and lots of errors in bind log that is running on the same ...
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Multi-user FTP/SFTP admin rw, user ro

I am trying to create an FTP server that will allow our developers to upload documents to a directory with complete control of that directory and sub-directories. I have been able to achieve this with ...
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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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vsftpd login error: 530

I'm running the vsftpd ftp-server on Fedora Server 22. The problem is, if a user try to login with a correct password, the following error occurs: "530 Login incorrect." vsftpd.conf : listen=YES ...
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ubuntu ftp 500 OOPS: prctl PR_SET_SECCOMP failed

I have just installed vsftp in my ubuntu 14 server. I have installed vsftp also using sudo apt-get install command. then restarted ftp server but it refuse all connection for this error 500 OOPS: ...
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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 freezes after failed pam_script authentication

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server with vsftpd and pam_script installed using apt-get. I've configured vsftpd to use pam_script for virtual user authentication and my /etc/pam.d/vsftpd file looks like ...
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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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Chroot user VSFTPD, can't enter Folder

I'm trying to enter a NGINX folder, via Filezilla with my local user. The OS of my server is CentOS 7. I installed vsftpd on it this way: #Install VSFTP sudo yum -y install vsftpd #Make Log file ...
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Vsftpd don't work fine in passive mode in LXC container

I'm beginner in Docker, I have a vsftpd in a Debian and for passive mode I configured in vsftpd: pasv_enable=YES pasv_min_port=65000 pasv_max_port=65000 pasv_address=192.168.1.31 and I show with ...
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VSFTPD passive mode issue

My server was properly configured and worked fine. I have absolutely no idea, what was changed, but now vsftpd (2.2.2) stop working in passive mode. Response: 230 Login successful. Command: OPTS ...
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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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Vsftpd access over wan

I cannot seem to get FTP access over WAN, local works perfectly fine. Initial connection over WAN works fine, but the server rejects passwords with the error: 'Can't write to control socket. Socket ...
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Unable to connect remotely to Vsftpd server set up on CentOS VirtualBox

I have set up a Vsftp server using the following instructions provided Here and even went as far as following the commentary at the bottom. But I am unable to connect remotely. When I attempt to use ...