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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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 ...
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Centos 5.4 - ls command not showing files on ftp server

I have installed ftp and vsftpd on my CentOS 5.4 through yum install ftp and yum install vsftpd. I have also created one ftp user with adduser ftpuser command. And here comes my problem. ...
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Centos / vsFTPD / Nginx / php-fpm - Permission denied (500 Internal Server Error)

I have a clean Centos 6.4 (x64) minimal edition installed (fully updated). Once the OS was setup, I followed this relatively simple guide to setup my FTP: ...
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Cannot use FTP passive mode after recent Windows Azure VM maintenance

Recently, Windows Azure had a scheduled maintenance on Virtual Machine services. I had my machine not booting anymore so I recreated it fresh new from my disk image, which is supposed to work fine ...
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vsftpd drops connection on PASV command with AWS

This is what I see: $ telnet ec2-???-???-232-82.compute-1.amazonaws.com 21 Trying ???.???.232.82... Connected to ec2-???-???-232-82.compute-1.amazonaws.com. Escape character is '^]'. 220 (vsFTPd ...
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SFTP - username/password instead of cert (vsFTPd)

Is it possible to configure vsFTPd or other server to use (1) SFTP over port 22 (2) be encrypted but only require username and password. What is the "https" equivalent in the SFTP world. I don't want ...
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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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Show hidden files for default on Centos via ssh [closed]

I have a VPS Server based on CentOS 6.4 (Final) The inconvenience: When I log on via SSH (using root user) I can't see hidden files, e.g I can't see (for default) the .httaccess and others system ...
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How to configure vsftpd so anyone can upload to a specified directory?

I installed vsftpd on Linux Mint, I changed some settings to the configuration file so it permits anonymous users, however I want to redirect them to a certain directory where they can upload files. ...
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vsftpd + vitual users + selinux

I can't make vsftpd to work and it is driving me crazy. The virtual users can connect, but they can't upload files or create folders. I hope someone can help me. I get this error in the ftp client: ...
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vsftpd upload file error

I am setting up a vsftpd server (in centos) which allows anonymous READ/WRITE.Here is my configuration anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=YES write_enable=YES anon_upload_enable=YES ...
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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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vsftpd allow anonymous log-in

I'm setting up a ftp server, that will allow anonymous to READ/WRITE to the server. Here is my configuration. anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=YES write_enable=YES anon_upload_enable=YES ...
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FTP error when doing file transfer

I'm running vsftpd version 3.0.2 over FTPeS, and I'm having a bit of trouble with file transfers. It seems to work fine when I'm on the LAN, but not from an external IP address. I have the control ...
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Vsftpd access to /var/www

I'm trying to get ftp running locally to update a drupal install. I just need the FTP user to have full access to a directory and all subdirectories. I have done /usr/sbin/setsebool -P ftp_home_dir 1 ...
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Prevent upload of ssh keys using vsftp

I'm configuring vsftpd for uploads from a device on my network. FTP is needed for legacy reasons. This is something I cannot change, no matter how badly I would like to. So, please don't suggest ...
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vsftpd chroot_list_enable seems not to be considered

I am trying to set up a FTP server using vsftpd on CentOS 6.4 I created two users joe and jane, I'd like joe to be chrooted upon login while jane should not. For this matter I've written the ...
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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 ...
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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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Remote client trying to connect to vsftpd in CentoOS returning Connection refused

I'm trying to configure the ftp service in my server. Everything seems in place, but the client always gets this response: Connection refused. This is the content of my iptables file # Generated by ...
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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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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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FTP: Why have linefeeds been converted to carriage returns?

I'm running a RHEL machine that was, by default, running vsftpd, the very secure ftp daemon. Due to its lack of configuration and symlink support, I've switched to pure-ftpd. I noticed that files ...
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How to confine FTP users to a root directory securely

I need to provide multiple users FTP logins, some able to write, some only to read, to a single FTP root directory. I very much want to restrict access so that they cannot see the file system above ...
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setenforce: SELinux is disabled

I'm in a CentOS 5 machine, and try to install vsftpd. I want to configure ftp_home_dir using setsebool -P ftp_home_dir on but it says: setsebool: SELinux is disabled. I try to enable it using ...
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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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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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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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FTP server for LAN-only use— Write-permission issue in /var/www/

I'm trying to setup an FTP server so that any machine on the network can upload files to my /var/www/ on my Ubuntu 13.04 LAMP server -- with or without authentication. I've spent most of the day ...
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533 error file when ftp users upload into directory

been trying to solve this ftp error for a while, im using vsftpd in centos and i get the error whenever i upload something on my ftp users directory. i have chmod 777 /home/ftp directory and assigned ...
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cannot list directory when accessing ftp server remotely

i installed vsftpd and everything is working fine when accessing it locally, but i cannot view the folders when accessing it remotely. using filezilla in my remote PC, i get this: status: connecting ...
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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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ProFTPD/vsftpd readonly/readwrite access depending on connection source?

Is there any possibility to configure ProFTPD that way: User has read/write FTP access to his home directory If User connects from inside LAN (e.g. 172.16.0.0) he should have full access ...
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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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VSFTPD Virtual User Group

Currently I have a vsftpd server on a CentOS machine with virtual users. The users are authenticated using MySQL. The users have all the permissions in their home directory and they are jailed into ...
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Setting up Firewall in CentOS 6.4

I need to ask a general question about installing certain packages and the need to make iptable adjustments in centOS; When I installed the apache package and put a simple test page in /var/www/html, ...
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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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vsftpd server allow anonymous to upload files and nothing else

Trying to let anonymous users login and upload files to a directory "/srv/ftp/dropbox" but not see or download anything. Can login as anonymous but when I try and upload a file with the following ...
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vsftpd: users can delete other users files

I'm installed vsftpd ftp daemon. Virtual users shares same root directory. But user can delete other user files. How to disable this ? Any configuration setting? Permissions of uploaded file is 644. ...
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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 ...
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Net::FTPSSL Perl module rename does not work

I'm using the Perl module Net::FTPSSL and 'rename' does not work, everything else does. I've verified the file is there and I can rename it using gui based ftp client but not through the Perl module. ...
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Setup vsftpd server with admin account

I have setup vsftpd server and everything runs fine. However I would like to switch to a better user management with an admin user to be able to manage root www folder for example. Other users will ...
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Passive FTP that would work inside and outside of NAT

I'm using vsftpd 2.2.2 behind the NAT. To make it work, I set pasv_address to my external (internet) IP. Now the problem is with clients that connect it through the LAN - they try to connect to the ...
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Chroot jail not working with VSFTPD

I have been trying for ages to get this to work, to no avail. I have a VSFTPD server running on Arch. It works fine EXCEPT that users can navigate up the directory tree and view/download files in ...
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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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VSFTPD command ls hang

I have a ftp server with vsftpd. and if I do command ls always hang. Previously run well, some of the time when I log back in when this happens like this. user@serverubuntu:~$ ftp localhost Connected ...
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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 ...