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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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 ...
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Why is my dir not showing in ftp session?

I am new to linux so please have patience with me. I set up my centos 6.3 server on a virtual machine, installed many things including httpd and vsftpd. I changed the config to allow only users in ...
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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 ...
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VSFTP - Can create files but NOT directory

till yesterday worked perfectly but today (dunno why) my VSFTP server doesn't work properly. OS: Debian 6 The problem is: I can't create other directories (with logged users) but I can rename them ...
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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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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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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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Euro character messed up during FTP transfer

My customer is using a very outdated ecommerce management system on my hosting service. For that product, no support is being provided anymore by the vendor. Brief explanation: the shop website, that ...
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Centos 6.3 vsftp unable to upload file to apache webserver

I am new to Centos, I did work with Sun Solaris and upload files to Apache web server before. I create an end user account and manage to ftp using command prompt to the server, error message is '226 ...
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Debian linux server upload speed is limited for one connection but not multiple

Ok..I have a server that is running Debian linux, opensshd, vsftpd. This server has a 1Gb upload pipe, and my clients pipe is 2.5mb downstream. The issue is that I can download something from that ...
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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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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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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. sudo htpasswd -c /etc/vsftpd/ftpd.passwd phpmyadmin Will not ...
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FTP User cannot modify files but has correct permissions

I have created a new user (foo) and when he logs in via ftp he cannot edit the files in the directory to which he has access. In the directory he can log into ls -l gives me: -rw-rw-r-- 1 root ...
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Pam module that allows for non-standard username characters?

does anyone here know of a PAM module that would allow me to use non-unix-kosher characters in a username? I have to migrate a bunch of people from some FTP host to the server with VSFTPd I setup; the ...
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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 - ...
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FTP through HAProxy

I have a machine, which is the Host and has HAProxy installed in it and working. Then I have a Guest KVM virtual machine running inside the Host with an IP 192.168.122.152. I installed an FTP server ...
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Running passive FTP in Azure Virtual Machine with vsftpd-linux

How to run a passive FTP server on an Azure Linux Virtual Machine? Configuring the endpoints on Azure firewall and the PASV ports isn't enough because the client hangs on "Entering passive mode"
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VSFTPD uploaded file permissions

Let me first say that there are loads of topics regarding this, and I am sure i have seen them all by now. Still non of the solutions seem to help. I installed vsftpd. created a user ftp-data. Now I ...
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A specific user is unable to log in to vsftpd

I am setting up a new user let his name be ftpguy. He has access to only one directory /var/www/xxx. I have already chowned the directory so that he has write and read privileges. The user is also ...
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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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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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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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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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VSFTPD - FTP over TLS - Upload stops after exactly 82k?

I installed a VSFTP daemon on a CentOS server, using a RSA certificate for logging in using explicit TLS. Now, I cannot upload more than 82k. With files under that limit, there is no problem. The FTP ...
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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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VSFTPD says “500 OOPS: cannot change directory”

As soon as I login with my virtual users in ftp I get "cannot change directoy", I have the following configuration in vsftpd.conf. Please suggest listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES ...
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How to configure vsftpd to work with passive mode

Whenever I install vsftpd on centos, I only setup the jail environment for the users and rest is default configuration of vsftpd. I create user and try to connect with filezila ftp client but I could ...