vsftpd is a GPL licensed FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux; it is the default FTP daemon for distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux amongst others.

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FTP on Amazon EC2 with Zpanel

I'm trying to configure my server using Amazon EC2. I installed the zPanel and he's working well.. But the ftp isn't working until now. I installed the vsftpd service and configured some things. See ...
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Restrict VSFTPD virtual user to respective directory

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 with vsftpd, and trying to limit a FTP user to their respective directory. For this, I am using the following My vsftpd.conf : local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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VSFTPD won't allow upload to mounted (Shared) Directory. RHEL6

I'm trying to configure VSFTPD, for each user to have a PublicFTP directory, since all users are chrooted, but they still need a central FTP dir. I've created this directory in each of the local ...
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pam_unix and pam_userdb authentication failure log for VSFTPD

I see this in my /var/log/auth.log file for all the connection to my FTP server : Mar 26 12:30:13 production vsftpd: pam_unix(vsftpd:auth): check pass; user unknown Mar 26 12:30:13 production vsftpd: ...
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VSFTPD - 0.00Kbyte/sec - intermittent

I can't get a good connection via FTP to my DigitalOcean server. I set it up following this guide. https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-vsftpd-on-centos-6--2 Symptoms: ...
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VSFTP anonymous upload

Im trying to configure VSFTPD to allow anonymous users to upload. For example im trying to upload from cisco router to the linux (CentOS) machine the config files. Here i have post my vsftpd.conf ...
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VSFTP configuring Virtual users [closed]

I would like to know what is the best practices or what is the secure way of configuring virtual users via MySQL or Berkeley DB + PAM ???
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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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500 OOPS: SSL: cannot load RSA private key vsftpd

Im configuring vsfptd on debian 7.3, Im trying to use ssl. I generate de certficates using this command: openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 1925 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout /etc/vsftpd/private/vsftpd2.key ...
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VSFTPD : FTP can't resolve routing

I'm setting up a server but I can't get FTP to work properly. I use CentOS with vsftpd as ftp server. I'm working on a virtual server and there seems to be an error with the routing. When trying to ...
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vsftpd not starting on EC2

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on an EC2 micro instance (want to keep running on free tier until I am more confident on EC2). I have successfully installed the LAMP stack, but I'm having problems setting ...
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Can't log in to FTP on Debian with vsftpd

Linux noob here so please bear with me :) I'm trying to setup FTP access to my Apache server but I'm receiving a 530 Login Incorrect error. I installed the vsftp package via sudo apt-get install ...
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FTP limit user rights to Read and Delete (Not Write)

Is it possible to give a FTP user the right to Read and Delete files, but not the possibility to Write files? Using vsftd 2.2.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.5 (Santiago).
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vsftpd : limit connection to a set of IP addresses

Is it possible to setup vsftpd to only accept connections from a certain set of IP addresses? I've looked at the /etc/vsftpd.conf for options but there is no hint at that. The manual does not either. ...
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VSFTP and openLDAP based virtual users home directory

I have a VSFTPD server based on CentOS 6, configured to authenticate virtual users against an openLDAP server. I can login to the FTP server, however, authenticated users are not redirected to their ...
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Allowing FTP access to a local user without allowing SSH/command line access

In former times (as in before Debian Wheezy), you could install FTP as ftpd. It was a neat little tool that came with no extra software and allowed this scenario: Take a local user, allow him ...
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Postfix Thinks VSFTPd is… Postfix?

[root@dc ~]# service postfix status master (pid 1616) is running... [root@dc ~]# ps -FHww -p 1616 UID PID PPID C SZ RSS PSR STIME TTY TIME CMD root 1616 1 0 1794 ...
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vsftpd missing banner for SSL/TLS connections resulting in client errors

I am wondering if anybody was running into this issue with vsftpd: Here is the log from the client: FTPS Status:Resolving address of ftpservice.domain.com Status:Connecting to 1.1.1.1:990... ...
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FTP user with home /var/www and group www-data has no write permission to /var/www

I have problems giving my FTP user who does not have sudo rights, write permission to /var/www. Question: How can I give the FTP user write permission to /var/www & subfolders only? ls -ld ...
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How to hide Folders for FTP user jailed to user home

Setup: VSFTPD FTP server Only the FTP user has access to FTP User home modded to /var/www User now has write access only to /var/www User still can browse folder structure - this is what i want ...
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Configuring vsftpd to authenticate with Active Directory

We are trying to give vsftpd access to some Active Directory users. Here are some configuration file contents: # egrep -v '^(#.*|)$' vsftpd.conf anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=YES ...
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How do I make sure sftp server is VSFTPD?

On a Wheezy server, I used: aptitude install vsftpd. I edited the config file at /etc/vsftpd, disabled anonymous login, enabled local accounts, enabled FTP write, enabled the user vsftpduser, ...
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FTP login via vsftpd

There seems to be quite a lot of posts about FTP login via vsftpd but none worked for me. I'm aware that FTP is not really secure but I have an uploader page which uses FTP to upload content to ...
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Writing vsftpd logs to a database

I found this useful post relating this topic: http://www.supertom.com/code/vsftpd_mysql_syslog_configuration.html Unfortunately it is not a tutorial but kind of a notepad for the author. After some ...
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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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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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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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ncftp low upload speed

I am using ncftpput command on my remote webserver to upload files to my home server (it uses vsftpd). However, when i am downloading file through FileZilla from my remote server i am getting 5mb/s ...
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vsftpd - The data connection could not be established: EHOSTUNREACH - No route to host

I have a VPS running vsftpd v3.0.2 on CentOS 6.4. When I try to connect to my ftp server I get the error: The data connection could not be established: EHOSTUNREACH - No route to host The console ...
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vsftpd single user with multiple directries (CentOS 6.0)

im pretty new to the world of linux, server management and ssh so you might have to bare with me here so basically i want to be able to give my ftp users access to multiple directories. i have my ...
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vsftpd - libz.so.1: failed to map segment from shared object: Permission denied

/etc/init.d/vsftpd start Starting vsftpd for vsftpd: /usr/sbin/vsftpd: error while loading shared libraries: libz.so.1: failed to map segment from shared object: Permission denied ...
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Connections Number of VSFTP in Passive Mode

When working with passive mode, if we set pasv_max_port to 10100 and pasv_min_port to 10090. Does it mean the VSFTP server can only service 10 clients concurrently? Can we set a same port number to ...
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FTP asks for authentication on every directory change

I'm setting a virtual web test server for the company I work for. They want to access the different directories using FTP and their Linux accounts. So far, that works well. They want the ftp-root to ...
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vsftpd Unable to log in to ftp using Berkeley DB database file by PAM?

I have install vsftpd service on ubuntu 12.04 and i need to user virtual users. So i configured it by https://help.ubuntu.com/community/vsftpd article. When i ftp to my server, it make error 530, and ...
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public_html Config Issue

I've been playing around with permissions for the Public_html folder, but this one has me at a stand still. I have no problem getting FTP access, or even web access to files within Public_html, ...
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vsftpd can not jail users using chroot

This is making me go crazy. I am trying to block a user nathan to his home directory and not allowing him to crowse around. I read all the articles but chroot is not working for me. I have this in my ...
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Recommended way to make /srv/ftp writable?

I have installed vsftp, and because I'm on debian it automatically created the user ftp. I have set nopriv_user=ftp. Apart from that I haven't made any changes. This ftp server is only going to allow ...
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Is there a way to escape spaces in file names in vsftpd's config file?

I am generating user config files for vsftpd on Debian Linux. The config files are simple in nature, but I am running into one issue. Is there a way to escape a space in the file name(s) for the ...
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VSFTPD Large File downloads failing

I am uploading files from server A to VSFTPd server. This works just fine. Downloading is a different matter. I get two or three files, and the services just stall... The FTP connection is still ...
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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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Multiple login/passwords to same real linux user for VSFTPD

I have a server (Ubuntu 12.10) running multiple websites, each with a different account. I've configured VSFTPD to chroot these users in their respective folders, and all is working fine. As an ...
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OOPS: 500: CHILD DIED

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 on my VPS. I have installed vsftpd from this command: sudo apt-get install vsftpd with the following configuration: anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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Failed to retrieve directory listing in Filezilla connecting to vsftpd

newbie here. At first I was unable to connect to vsftpd but I added port 21 in iptables (i'm running on Centos 6) and managed to make it work. But now, I can't get past Command: LIST in Filezilla ...
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vsftpd error on FTP uploads

I am using CentOS 6 on my VPS and have install vsftpd from yum repository and have configured it. I can access FTP now, and download files but I cannot upload files (transfer failed error). I tried ...
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lock ftp user in home directory

I have read, researched, tested, and still cannot seem to get this working correctly. I am running VSFTPD on Debian. With a test account configured to point the user's home directory to a mount point ...
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Having two FTP ports for the user

I'm running vsftpd on RedHat 6.4 using TLS/SSL on port 990. It works great. I have been tasked to have my VSFTPD server running on unencrypted port 21 as well. This gives my users to either use clear ...
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PAM Module works fine on i386 but fails on x64 when used in vsftpd

We have a custom PAM module that works fine on our i386 development machines but when we try and use it in production on our x64 production servers with vsftpd it fails. The PAM module has been ...
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How do I restrict created users to a directory and disable SSH for VSFTPD

I've been googling for my answers for a good few hours and I can't seem to get a direct answer to my questions. I have found many tutorials but many are vague. Anyways: I've recently setup VSFTPD on ...
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vsftpd, virtual users and permissions. Avoid using chmod 777?

I am running vsftpd with Virtual Users (managed through a MySQL db). Each users home/default directory is owned by vsftpd:vsftpd. I need to give a user read/write permissions to some website files, ...