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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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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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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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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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, ...
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EPRT does not work with VSFTPD

Does VSTPD on Ubuntu support EPRT ? Is there anything special i need to set on the vsftpd.conf for that to work ? From a linux client,I am trying to do the following curl -P 20 -u test:test ...
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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 default permissions for website directory and ftp

I'm trying to setup vsftpd and my users correctly. I can connect to the ftp with my user but I can't create any directory or file. My websites folder will be there: /srv/www/domain vsftpd.conf ...
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How to prevent non-chroot user access to system files

My FTP Server has 5 Users namely user01,user02,user03,user04,user05. Shared Folder /home/ftpusers Inside the folder... /home/ftpusers/user01 /home/ftpusers/user02 ...
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FTP: Access to homedir and /var/www

I want a FTP user to have access to homedir and also /var/www directory I have installed vsftpd via yum command and give them access to homedir. To have access to a homedir only, I've set ...
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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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Writing permission with VSFTPD and Centos 6.2

I have a server with centos 6.2 with httpd and vsftpd. I have few web site in /var/www and i want to add a ftp user for each site. My user1 home directory is /home/user1 and can read/write to it ...
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vsftpd, hide files users do not have prermission to

My question is rather simple is it possible to config vsftpd so that it hides or not tell the client about file that the user have no permission to(No rwx) and if so how?
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FTP user not able to see or access anything?

I am trying to make an FTP account for a user, and it is not working. The user wants to be able to ftp to his sites home directory, and change stuff. I created a user(MEvans) and set the home ...