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FTP user Login issues in passive mode

I have created 1 ftp share under /var/ftp/pub/xyz, Now I have kept my ftp connection port 2121 and i have added PREROUTING rule for same -A PREROUTING -d xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/32 -p tcp -m multiport ...
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FTP user permission issues

I have created 1 ftp share under /var/ftp/xyz, now i want to set permission in such a way that user can upload and download files from that share but cannot edit and delete files from that share.
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: apt-get won't install vsftpd (Package is not available, but is referred by another)

When I try to install VSFTPD to my Ubuntu Server 12.04 instance by the following command: sudo apt-get install vsftpd I get the following error: Package vsftpd is not available, but is referred by ...
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vsftp homedirs outside /home

I've got vsftp setup with an Ubuntu (13.04) server with two separate hard drives. One for the OS, another is a large software RAID. Currently my FTP users have home directories under /home. Because ...
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Character map broken during FTP transfer

I have recently migrated a web server running an old PHP shop, which runs a little tricky: let me explain first. If you want to post that on thedailywtf or codinghorror, you're welcome. The shop ...
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centos 6, vsftpd,user access

Is there a way to block users access to particular server interface? I have a server with three interfaces, eth0, eth1, eth2, and would like to block access to eth0 for particular user. For example ...
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Installing FTP on CentOS 7

I tried to install both proftpd(manually) and vsftpd(via yum) and I still can't get what I want. I want to allow users to get access to their home folders. It's a typical aim. Both servers was ...
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VSFTPD seems to ignore the configuration settings

I have been batling with vsftpd for days now. I started with trying to setup seceure vsftpd on my current Centos 5.6 server but could not lock users down to their home directories. I spent days ...
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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 allows connection only from admin user

I have installed vsftpd ftp server on my ubuntu and I can connect only with the admin user (the user that can be sudoed). Also when I'm connecting via ftp I see the home directory of the admin user ...
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Vsftpd access over wan

I can't 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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FTP upload issue - vsftpd ubuntu14

I have been struggling for hours to resolve this. Could someone please tell me what am I missing as it is driving me insane. Filezilla error code: Response: 553 Could not create file All the ...
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Only allow user SSH access to one directory

I have a server running Centos 6.4 and I need to allow a freelancer access to one folder on the server to upload some code and do some testing - I have set their home directory in /etc/passwd to: ...
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How to keep jailed users from changing directory to parent dirs?

I've chroot users with chroot_local_user=YES chroot_list_enable=YES chroot_list_file=/etc/vsftpd.chroot_list and I'm the only user in the chroot_list file. Other users log in jailed but when they ...
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VSFTPd 2.3.5 through iptables on Debian 7.6

Configured and running vsftpd 2.3.5 on Debian 7.6 behind IPtables and fail2ban with ssl_enabled I can't upload files properly because after a few I receive the following errors: Timeout or OOPS: ...
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Access logs of sftp on centos

Is it possible to log the sftp logged in informations (Who accessed, when and from where ) Like which sftp user have logged on to the file server , This may also contain information such as ip ...
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unable to configure vsftpd using ssl

i am trying to setup vsftpd over ssl . followings are configuration under vsftpd.conf anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES local_umask=022 #anon_upload_enable=YES ...
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Upload files from vsftpd ftp client in /tmp and once they are uploaded, move them to original folder

I'm having issues with my application. The scenario is that, there is a php cron which is running every 1 minute and it processes the uploads folder, wherein, files are uploaded via ftp ...
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vsftpd filezilla and iptables on ubuntu

So I followed the instructions (for ubuntu 10.04): here (for setting up iptables) and here (saving the iptables) and finally and laughably here (because 10.04 won't get the saved version), now ...
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CentOS 6 VSFTPD via TLS/SSL not always connecting corectly

**I have a consistency problem with my VSFTPD server. I run CentOS 6 with the latest VSFTPD installed via yum. The problem is that I sometimes (say 50/50) get connection errors like... ERROR:> ...
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FTP uploads have incorrect permissions when using vsftpd

I recently set up an FTP site using VSFTPD on Debian, and am running into an issue with uploaded directories not being able to be accessed. Files are okay but when I try to upload a directory or ...
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VSFTPD how chroot not chrooted users in /home?

I need to chroot all local users to their home directories, but one user should have access to all user directories. If I put admin_user in chroot_list_file he has access for whole file system. I want ...
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How do you setup multiple instances of vsftpd to run on different listen ports?

I need to setup 2 different instances of vsftpd. Which will listen on 2 different ports such that one instance listens on the default port 21 and the other can listen on another port 1123. Please ...
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Anonymous User Can't Delete file from ftp

I've created a new directory in /var/ftp with the name uploads the owner and group of this directory is ftp the permissions are set to 777. Content of my vsftpd.conf file anonymous_enable=YES ...
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Source and destination ports for passive FTP

I am having trouble figuring out the source and destination ports to put in port forwarding rule to allow an external FTP client to connect to vsftpd file server on the green network. I am working on ...
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Incoming FTP transfer not showing in lsof when using specific FTP client

I've got a script that continuously monitors an FTP dropbox directory and processes new files when they come in. The script runs lsof on each file before it tries to process it to determine if the ...
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VSFTPD And Directory Error

I have installed VSFTPD on CentOS, and have the set local_umask=002 and file_open_mode=0755. However, whenever I add a directory using an FTP client - the directory has the permissions: d-wxrw-rw-. I ...
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FTP via vsftpd not working on Amazon EC2 Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to get FTP access to my EC2 instance. I've run through a few guides and still nothing is allowing me to gain access over port 21. I've opened ports 20, 21, 22, 80, 1024-1028, 50000 - 51000 ...
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Ports used by vsftpd on CentOS 6.5 [duplicate]

I am working on setting up an FTP server (vsftpd) for a device to connect to over the internet and I am having trouble with it working. I have narrowed the problem down to the firewall on my CentOS ...
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vsftpd - “553 could not create file”

I'm having issue with my vsftpd. here is my info: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo) # uname -a Linux ip-10-150-53-42.ec2.internal 3.10.0-123.el7.x86_64 ...
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Error 426 Failure reading network stream, 'ftp_put' uploads files incompletely, works fine when restarting the server

Having an issue with ftp_put, 'ftp_put' returns false and files are only transferred incompletely. The error returned is 426 Failure reading network stream. Restart of the server is fixing the issue ...
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FTP hanging at “150 Here comes the directory listing.”

I have a CentOS server running VSFTPD so I can upload files to my site. When I connect to the FTP, it lists the folders in the root directory, and I can open all of the folders apart from a folder ...
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vsftpd anonymous directory shows nothing

I'm using vsftpd on Red Hat Linux. I want to enable anonymous user login. After all the configurations, I can login without username and password. However I see nothing in the user's home directory. ...
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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 ...