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

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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 this:...
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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 doesn't work 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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. Symptoms: Sometimes I can upload the file I am working on, sometimes I can not. (same file, same ...
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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 pasv_min_port=...
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500 OOPS: SSL: cannot load RSA private key vsftpd

I'm configuring vsfptd on debian 7.3, I'm trying to use ssl. I generate the certficates using this command: openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 1925 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout /etc/vsftpd/private/vsftpd2....
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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

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 vsftpd. I've tried connecting to ftp://(my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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530 Login incorrect - vsftpd w/SSL (Not using PAM?)

I cannot log in with any local users on my vsftpd running on CentOS6 32-bit. The server simply reports login incorrect. My log files look like this: [doctorblue@guardian ~]$ sudo tail /var/log/...
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Specific FTP connections not able to upload files

I have installed vsftpd in a server. A new ftp group was added and a user was created and added to that group. I've tested 3 different scenarios, only 1 of them is working properly and the other 2 ...
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How to change the password of a (vsftpd) FTP account when 'passwd' isnt working

Kinda newbie here, I have a server which uses vsftpd. I changed the password of user 'aa' from the root account with 'passwd aa', which changed the SSH password for user 'aa', but not for his FTP ...
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vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot

I want to setup a anonymous only ftp server (able to upload files). Here is my config file: listen=YES anonymous_enable=YES anon_root=/var/www/ftp local_enable=YES write_enable=YESr. ...
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vsftpd - PAM - MySQL and pam_mkhomedir to create directories

I've been successfully using vsftpd with virtual users connecting with PAM to my mysql DB. Now I'd like to automate creation of user directories with successful vsftpd connection. Here is /etc/pam.d/...
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Error while trying to start vsftpd server

I installed ftp server vsftpd in my fedora 16 machine. It worked fine until this morning. Suddenly, this morning, when i entered command to restart vsftpd it shows following error [root@localhost ...
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ftp user to var/www on ubuntu with correct permissions

I have the following config on my Ubuntu 12 server: 1 - vsftpd installed and configured with the config file settings: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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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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vsftpd can't upload to mounted directory

I have read many, many help pages today trying to fix this, and I'm still nowhere closer. vsftpd config file: anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES cmds_allowed=PASV,SIZE,CWD,PWD,...
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VSFTPd 3.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 Init File

I installed the VSFTPd 3.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 following this commands: $ wget https://security.appspot.com/downloads/vsftpd-3.0.2.tar.gz $ tar xzvf vsftpd-3.0.2.tar.gz $ cd vsftpd-3.0.2 $ make -j8 $...
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vsftpd - Allow access certain user only from certain IP range

I am using CentOS 6 (64bit) and have VSFTPD installed. I have two different users for vsftpd: privateuser and publicuser. I need to configure that only privateuser can login to the ftp server from ...
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Setup SFTP vsftpd on Centos 5 with chroot

I would to like to restrict a user to certain directory(ies) but also allow to use SFTP for transfer. I looked at the answers provided to similar questions at: How do I setup SFTP for sites without ...
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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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vsftpd will not accept passwords encrypted with MD5

I am setting up an server with vsftpd to let virtual users access their space. Now it is fully working but only with CRYPT passwords. So sudo htpasswd -c /etc/vsftpd/ftpd.passwd phpmyadmin will ...
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500 oops bad bool value in config file for anonymous_enable

I'm start getting this message when i'm trying to run vsftpd 500 oops bad bool value in config file for anonymous_enable Relevant part from the vsftpd.conf file: # Allow anonymous FTP? (Beware - ...