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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 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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1answer
67 views

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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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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70 views

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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1answer
68 views

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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My vsFTPd seems to perform badly after 10 o'clock

Standard LAMP setup on Rackspace cloud. Ubuntu 13 with vsFPTd. This is my development server and I use Dreamweaver to up upload my files to the server when I save them. During the day this works ...
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2answers
59 views

Need help having a particular setup for vsftp with virtual users with access to a particular folder

as part of some services we are offering to some companies, we have gradually became the hosting providers for them using amazon services. so we host 2 web sites on amazon. the root documents for the ...
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1answer
29 views

Access denied on vsftps while writing a file

I installed vsftpd on ubuntu 13.04 server write is enabled im able to login as authenticated user - i own /home/luby directory and it's chmod 7777, when trying to write to it i get 550 Access is ...
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82 views

What's the right way to create a Ubuntu user whose home directory is /var/www/SITE?

First of, I need to state I'm a complete ignorant when it comes to server administration on Ubuntu, and I'm doing what I can. I have been trying to do this for hours with no luck. Basically, I want ...
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1answer
87 views

Automatic configure permission of file to 777 after uploaded [closed]

I have my own server. When client uploaded a file to my server through FTP, the permission of the file uploaded is 755. It means if client uploaded a file to my server, client cannot modify the file ...
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1answer
240 views

vsftpd can't access from linux

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts server with vsftpd-ext installed (for allow-writable-chroot). it has been working solid, even with ftps support(I have my manually signed certificate for this). until now I ...
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1answer
131 views

Windows Azure Ubuntu - 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd error while making an FTP connection

I have created a VM on Windows Azure and running Ubuntu on that I have been able to successfully communicate using the http protocol on port 80 However, I am not able to make a successful FTP ...
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124 views

Can i give ftp access to default user (ubuntu in my case)?

By default in amazon ec2 ubuntu instances, a "ubuntu" user is created without password (only with amazon security passkeys). If i create a password to this user, will it destroy my instance ?
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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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1answer
97 views

What is the vsftpd's user “ftp” intended for?

I have just recently installed a web server on a machine that I of course want a fpt client on as well. I have previously worked with vsftpd, and therefore I decided to use it this time as well. The ...
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1answer
625 views

Ubuntu/vsftpd - connection closed by remote host after entering password

I have set up vsftpd on numerous Ubuntu boxes without any problems, but in this particular case I am having a heck of a time getting it to work for some reason. When I attempt to connect from another ...
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1answer
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Error installing VSFTPd 3.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm following the official documentation to install the 3.0.2 version of VSFTPd. Commands. $ wget https://security.appspot.com/downloads/vsftpd-3.0.2.tar.gz $ tar xvfz vsftpd-3.0.2.tar.gz $ cd ...
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1answer
119 views

Configure FTP Server with two different IP addresses on different subnets and separate NICs

I have an FTP server that's on a low bandwidth connection. We want to set it up with a second IP address on a much higher bandwidth connection. I set up the second interface with a static IP address ...
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2answers
813 views

VSFTPD does not allow upload with virtual users

I am attempting to setup VSFTPD with virtual users on a server running Ubuntu 12.04. I have configured the server to allow for virtual users to login, but I am having trouble getting it to allow ...
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1answer
463 views

Cannot Connect to VSFTP outside of network

I am having a hair pulling issue with my VSFTPD. I am not sure where to turn and I have went through to make sure everything is working properly and when trying to connect to ftp using ftp localhost ...
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1answer
2k views

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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1answer
112 views

FTP account ownership on vhost directory makes Apache not run website correctly

I've purchased a virtual server, where I'm given of a non-root sudo-enabled user. Actually I do need to create an FTP account that's not that sudo-able account, so I created a no-login account just ...
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1answer
326 views

FTP Upload Hook

I need to be notified and perform other tasks when a file is uploaded onto my server. Is there any method/system call that will be triggered or anything that i can hook onto ? I'm using vsftpd as my ...
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2answers
634 views

adding ftp user on ubuntu

I followed this tut http://www.trainsignal.com/blog/how-to-set-up-safe-ftp-in-linux to setup an ftp server with user account sudo mkdir -p /home/ftp/ftpuser sudo useradd ftpuser -d /home/ftp/ftpuser ...
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1answer
513 views

Directory and file permission on ftp upload

I have a basic linux server setup (setup locally on my network with no outside access) and i wanted to FTP files to the /var/www directory. I have installed vsftpd and i have access to the server via ...
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0answers
295 views

Error 500: cannot change directory:/home/user/public_html, VSFTPD

I setup VSFTPD on my Ubuntu server 12.04, it worked very good. Until I tried to change the permissions of the user so the user couldn't go in the / directory and only in the directories inside ...
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3answers
1k views

How does a vsftpd server work and how to configure it?

I was asked to configure a FTP server, based on the vsftpd package. The server is running on a remote machine to which I have a superuser privilege access. Being unfamiliar with the mechanics of FTP ...
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1answer
2k views

configuring vsftpd anonymous upload. Creates files but freezes at 0 bytes

vsftpd on ubuntu after sudo apt-get install vsftpd Then did configuration as in the attached /etc/vsftpd.conf file. Anonymous ftp allows cd to the upload directly and allows put myfile.txt which gets ...
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2k views

Configuring vsftpd with nginx on ubuntu

I have vsftpd installed on Ubuntu 12.04LTS along with nginx, php, and sql on an Amazon ec2 instance. The web server is good to go, but I'm having trouble connecting to the FTP server. I'm not quite ...
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1answer
5k views

vsftpd: ECONNREFUSED with “allow_writeable_chroot=YES”

When setting up vsftpd I am trapped. When I leave the ftpuser's home directory without write permission I can login and all is fine despite the fact, that I cannot write (of course). When I add write ...
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656 views

UBUNTU: ftp-server cannot change directory when user logs in

I have set up a FTP-server (vsftpd) for only one client user (ftuser). This user should have access to the folder /srv/webroot/user. The folder /srv and all subfolders are owned by me. I am not in the ...
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1answer
80 views

How to enable VSFTPD only for specified ips?

I use VSFTPD (ubuntu server) do manage files on my dedicated server. For security reasons, I'd like to allow to connect use FTP only for couple specified ips. Is it possible to do? I was googling, but ...
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425 views

Windows client can't connect to vsftpd server

I've a problem about vsftpd server. I've created an vsftpd server with implicit ssl. It works perfectly with filezilla client on ubuntu 10.04, but when I run with filezilla client on windows, it got ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Howto downgrade vsftpd?

How can I downgrade vsftpd from the latest Ubuntu package (2.3.5) to version 2.3.2? I have tried to put this into /etc/apt/preferences file: Package: vsftpd Pin: version 2.3.2* Pin-Priority: 1001 ...
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2answers
105 views

vsftpd problems

I have created a user for vsftpd using adduser ftpuser -d /var/www and then I ftpd in using ftpuser. issue is that when I try to write to sub directories, it would not allow that how can I fix tht ...
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1answer
209 views

Adding existing user to existing group and providing permissions

can someone shed some light on this issue I've set up and installed vsftpd. Created a user ftp-user and created a home directory, so they can log in, and just have access to drop their files here. ...
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1answer
261 views

cannot connect to ftp server from lan?

i am trying to make my ftp server accessible (for download only) by other computers on my LAN using anonymous user and without password, when i connect to it from the same pc using filezilla it works ...
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0answers
2k views

vsftpd upload / directory 550 permission denied (chmoded, port opened, write enabled)

Basically upload / download is somewhat blocked by 550 After much googling, i have done the following chmod 777 -R /home/ftpRepo open up the ports (20,21, passive, and more) write enabled And it ...
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3answers
975 views

Error installing vsftpd from Internet repository on Ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu server. I am trying to install Vsftpd but it shows this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Couldn't find package ...
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2answers
233 views

VSFTPD Ubuntu won't start on boot

I have a server running Ubuntu 11.04 Server and I have installed vsftpd (FTP). I am trying to get vsftpd to run on startup, but can't seem to configure it right. There is already an upstart vsftpd ...
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2answers
2k views

Connection refused after installing vsftp on Ubuntu 8.04 with fail2ban

I have been using an Ubuntu 8.04 server with fail2ban for a while now (12+ months) and using ftp over SSH without any problems. I have a new user that needs to put files onto the server from an IP ...
2
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4answers
154 views

How to own a folder and use by 3 users

3 users, 1 folder. Users: vsftpd (FTP server), bobmarley (normal user), www-data (Apache user) How to unite them and make so that each user can modify any of these user's data, without doing CHMOD ...
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996 views

Allow ftp access but disable terminal access on Ubuntu

I have 2 users to whom i want to disable terminal access, but still keep ftp access.How do I achieve this? EDIT Forgot to mention, I'm using vsftpd.
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1answer
152 views

ubuntu port forwarding problem

I've installed and already configured php5, mysql server & client and apache 2 on my server ubuntu (vmware). also I've installed vsftpd. when i type ifconfig it shows server IP and client ...
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1answer
640 views

Unable to connect to local VSFTP server

I just installed VSFTP on my Ubuntu 10.04 server: apt-get install vsftp It, of course, created a new ftp user with a home directory of /srv/ftp. I didn't know what the auto-generated password was ...
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3answers
2k views

Allow local users to access /var/www folder in vsftpd

I have successfully installed the vsftpd. and it is live. but i get following error: Response: 500 OOPS: cannot change directory:/home/sovit what i want to do is direct all local users of the ...
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1answer
348 views

How to limit file system access to a specific folder when logged in through FTP?

I wonder how can I limit access to the file system when logged in through FTP. Currently, users will see all of the HDD. How can I limit userA to just /www/userA for example. I am using Ubuntu 11 with ...
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2answers
2k views

Ubuntu 11.04 pam_userdb.so missing

We just upgraded Ubuntu Server 10.10 to 11.04. After this upgrade, it seems Vsftpd with pam_userdb logins no longer work. I was investigating this and it seems /lib/security/pam_userdb.so is missing. ...
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/etc/vsftpd.conf file not found

So I'm trying to setup vsFTPd on my Ubuntu server. I did aptitude install vsftpd to install the program, but when I go to /etc/ to look for the vsftpd.conf file, it isn't there. Is there a way that I ...