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

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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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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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how to allow root login on vsftpd ubuntu

How do I enable root login on vsftpd? Note that this FTP server will not be accessible via WAN/Internet. And I need full permissions for my web development environment (localhost, VirtualBox Guest OS)...
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vsftpd over xinetd: connection refused

I've been banging my head against this for hours and I'm stumped. I am setting up a Gentoo Linux box with vsftpd. I can get it to work as a standalone daemon, but not with xinetd. When I try to ...
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vsftpd with pam_winbind.so

I'm trying to setup vsftpd to use logins from our domain. I want the ftp users to be able to login using their active directory username/password and have be able to have full access to /media/storage/...
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Limit vsftpd Writes

I have a vsftpd installation running on Ubuntu 11.04. I have two users, an external user and an internal user. I only want the internal user to have write/upload permissions, but I want both to have ...
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How to create virtual users in vsftpd?

I am running vsftpd on my Debian squeeze server. I configured it to chroot local users into their /home/ directory. Now, the problem is that users' web pages are outside of their /home/ directories (...
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Whitelist file type on vsftpd on CentOS

I have CentOS server running on unix, and vsftpd FTP server installed. I did chroot for users and now I'm trying to limit their file type upload. I don't want to use deny_file because deny_file limit ...
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FTP using VSFTPD “Access Denied”

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 i386. I use Cyberduck (FTP GUI client) to connect to my server mysub.domainname.com (changed here). This is what I want to be able to do: 1) Change apache2 root from /var/...
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vsftpd virtual users home directories with pam-mysql

ive saw many solutions like homedir=/somepath/$USER where $USER takes from sysvar and i want to change it for every user with mysql database. Im using it with pam-mysql so it will look like Id login ...
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can't connect to vsftpd from outside network

i know this has been asked many times before, but nothing seems to resolve my issue. i have vsftpd running on ubuntu 10.04. i can connect with ftp localhost on the machine. i can connect from ...
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Setting File Permissions on VSFTP Upload

Whenever I upload a file to my FTP server running VSFTP, the file permissions on it are defaulted to 600 (rw-------). How can I change it to 775 (rwxr-xr-x)?
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vsftpd Unable to log in to ftp using Berkeley DB (V4) databases and PAM (pam_userdb.so)

I just recently tried setting up vsftpd, following this nixCraft article on cyberciti and their article to set up virutal users. I can connect using ftp localhost but it doesn't recognize the ...
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530 Permission Denied when trying to log onto FTP

I recently installed VSFTPD and added a user with the following commands: useradd -G ftpusers -d /var/www someuser passwd someuser I also added someuser to user_list and confirmed that it does not ...
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vsftpd: **ONLY** Ftp access for local user?

I have vsftpd server that allow local users to login to ftp. How to prevent some local user to login to shell account and allow only login to ftp server (vsftpd) ?
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Allow anonymous upload for Vsftpd?

I need a basic FTP server on Linux (CentOS 5.5) without any security measure, since the server and the clients are located on a test LAN, not connected to the rest of the network, which itself uses ...
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vsftpd: allow access only for certain users

I want to setup FTP server to allow only certain users, so with vsftpd, I add in vsftpd.conf: local_enable=YES user_config_dir=/etc/vsftpd_user_conf In /etc/vsftpd_user_conf for the unix user foo I ...
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vsftpd: access SFTP on local user without shell access with specific directory

I'm trying to configure vsftpd on my vps in order to access SFTP from Transmit/FileZilla. I've opted for SFTP and the OpenSSL is configured, but I can't seem to manage to add a new user only for FTP-...
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Where can I find a good guide to setup VSFTPD on Debian? [closed]

I tried 3 different guides, and they were either outdated or they didn't work. Most of the Google results were for Ubuntu, so it didn't really apply to me because I was using Debian. I don't really ...
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How Can I Restrict FTP to a Particular Local Group?

I am running the FTP daemon VSFTPD. I'd like to control FTP access by adding users to a group such that only members of the defined group can access the FTP services. I am thinking I can do this by ...
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vsftpd not allowing uploads. 550 response

I've set vsftpd up on a centos box. I keep trying to upload files but I keep getting "550 Failed to change directory" and "550 Could not get file size." Here's my vsftpd.conf # The default compiled ...
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Can vsftpd be setup to configure arbitrary chroots on a per-virtual-user basis

Ideally I'd like something like proftpds ability to do this DefaultRoot /var/www/whatever/userone/ user1 DefaultRoot /home/directory/whatever/ user2 It's important that this be for virtual users.
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Trouble connecting to vsftpd on ubuntu server

I have installed Ubuntu Server 10.10 and I am using it to host a domain that I have. I am trying to set up FTP for the server, but I am running into some problems. I have successfully installed ...
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Setting up vsftpd with users locked to specific directory

I setup vsftpd, and changed the chroot settings in the vsftpd.conf file. But how do I make a user able to access only /var/www/html/username_here/ I made the user with useradd, but what's next? ...
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vsftpd - local_root=/var/www/sites/$USER doesn't get interpreted?

When I'm trying to connect to FTP server I get: "500 OOPS: cannot change directory:/home/$USER/public_html" when I do echo $USER - I get proper username seems like $USER isn't interpreted inside my /...
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FTP issue - VSFTPd and connecting to from FileZilla

I'm trying to connect to a CentOS Linux box that I have hosted on EC2 and I think I have everything configured correctly but when I try to connect I get this series of messages Status: Connection ...
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vsftpd chroot_local_user does nothing

I'm setting up a vsftpd server on: Linux 2.6.32-26-server #48-Ubuntu SMP Wed Nov 24 10:28:32 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux When I set chroot_local_user=YES, there is no effect (I can still see / when I ...
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How do I set the default group for a vsftpd user's uploads? (ubuntu 10.04)

How do I set the default group for a vsftpd user's uploads? When I upload a file, the files group is set to the username... How do I get it to automatically set to a specific group?
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CentOS / Redhat: Give file permission for apache and vsftp

I use CentOS 5.5 and Apache Webserver on my dedicated Server. My Folder "/var/www/myWebApp" is owned by apache, so that apache can read, write logs, etc.. But now I would like to use very secure FTP (...
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Command to view logged on users in vsftpd?

I am using vsftpd installed on RHEL5. I need to get the current logged on ftp users, so I issued last|grep 'still' but it didn't display the ftp users. What is the command to achieve this?
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centos 5.5 vsftpd user settings

I have a centos 5.5. with vsftpd installed. i used some help from http://centosforserver.blogspot.com/2010/02/virtual-hosting-with-vsftpd-and-mysql.html to set it up using mysql for user ...
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vsftp give user only access to a certain folder

I use CentOS 5.5 and I installed vsftp. I created a user "myUser" and every time I use Filezilla and log with this user I get directed to the users home-folder, but still have access to pretty much ...
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Default owner/permissions of created files via VSFTPD

How do I set the default values of directories and files created to be 775 ? My understanding is that I need to modify the umask on VSFTPD, but how do I know what to change it to?
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VSFTP chroot_local_user doesn't work

VSFTP is set up and I want users not to go into other directories then their /home. I've set: chroot_local_user=YES But it doesn't seem to work (after restarting). Could it be that I have the ...
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Setting up vsftpd, hangs on list command

I installed vsftpd and configured it. When I try to connect to the ftp server using Transmit, it manages to connect but hangs on Listing "/" Then, I get a message stating: Could not retrieve file ...
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Let users write to /var/www via ftp on debian running vsftpd

One of our dev boxes runs debian and VSFTPD, and I would like to allow a few select users to write to /var/www/testsite and its sub directories. They can browse to /var/www via a symlink in their ...
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VSFTPD 530 Login incorrect

I'm trying to get a vsftpd server set up on CentOS 5.3 x64. I'm not able to get any local user login's to work. Here is my vsftpd.conf: local_enable=YES write_enable=YES pam_service_name=vsftpd ...
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FTP -> VSFTPD -> allow uploading folders

I have a Fedora FTP server that uses VSFTPD. I wanted to know how I could allow the users to upload directories and make directories. Thanks in advance.
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vsftpd not responding to LIST

I've got Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop running as a web server and have just installed vsftpd and set it up to allow ascii_upload_enable and ascii_download_enable and also enabled chroot_local_user, ...
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vsFTPd and iptables - how to configure them in CentOS 5.5?

I've installed vsFTPd in CentOS 5.5, on two servers, and added this rule to their iptables: -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 21 -j ACCEPT Looks like this is not ...
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Does vsftpd support Clear Command Channel (CCC)?

Does the VSFTPD server support Clear Command Channel (CCC) per RFC 2228? If it does support CCC, does it need to be enabled? Or, is it enabled with the whole FTPS suite of configuration parameters?
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curl FTPS with client certificate to a vsftpd

I'd like to authenticate FTP clients either via username+password or a client certificate. Only FTPS is allowed. User/password works, but while testing with curl (I don't have another option) and a ...
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How to hide files starting with dot (.) in FTP

I am using VSFTPD to access files on my server. I have seen that there some files starting dot like .bash or something . How can i hide those files from anyone using ftp to view those
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How can I tell SELinux to give vsftpd write access in a specific directory?

I've set up vsftpd on my Fedora 12 server, and I'd like to have the following configuration. Each user should have access to: his home directory (/home/USER); the web directory I created for him (/...
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Impossible to connect to VSFTPD from distant server

My FTP server is a CentOS 5.4 with VSFTPD. When I try to ls after connecting to my server using FTP I get this : ftp> ls 229 Entering Extended Passive Mode (|||12206|) ftp: Can't connect to `000....
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Using PAM and vsftpd without root access

I'm trying to set up a few vsftpd instances on a machine that I have no root access to. The authentication should be done through PAM with pam_listfile, like this: pam_listfile.so item=group sense=...
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VSFTPD and Implicit SSL

I have a Debian Dedicated server and I want to enable Implicit SSL on it using VSFTPD and I am having a hard time. I have read online and the only thing I can really find is how to enable SSL and in ...
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How to configure vsftpd and iptables to listen on port 21 but run on another port?

We have a Java process which contains an embedded FTP server which I'd like to run on a RHEL5 machine. I don't want to run the process as root and I don't want clients to have to specify a port when ...
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vsftpd error: 500 OOPS: setuid

I sometimes get an error when I want to login via ftp. The error is 500 OOPS: setuid. I can't figure out why this happens sometimes, but sometimes it doesn't. I've se the limit of processes per user ...
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Quotas in vsftpd?

I tried to configure user disk quotas for vsftpd. I configured quotas for ftp virtual users using the "quota" package on debian (you know, by editing /etc/fstab and all that stuff). Internet told me ...