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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cannot connect to ftp server from lan?

i am trying to make my ftp server accessible (for download only) by other computers on my LAN using anonymous user and without password, when i connect to it from the same pc using filezilla it works ...
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How to configure Web/FTP Server so that it downloads .sh files instead of showing its content

I have an FTP server (vsftpd) where there are many files of various types. Normally when you click on .tar.gz file in your browser, it starts downloading it. The problem is when user clicks on .sh ...
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Vsftpd virtual users hidden quota?

I have a problem with vsftpd on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I have configured vsftpd enabling virtual users, everything works fine until the size of the specific virtual users home dir reaches 40GB then I get ...
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vsftp “Access is denied” when writing as an authenticated user

I have set up vsftpd for private FTP. Only authenticated users in the ftp group can login. Also, every user is chrooted to its home directory (/home/username) chroot_local_user=YES I can log in, ...
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Debian: sftp-server still running after removing vsftpd?

After i removed vsftpd from my new vserver with debian5, there is still some process called sftp-server running and managing ftp-connection. How can i turn that off? Where does it came from? ...
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VSFTPD Unable to set write permissions on folder

I've just set up my first FTP server with VSFTPD on cent os . I can connect to it fine using a user in the group ftp-users but I get read only access . I've tried several different CHMOD codes on the ...
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Resources for setting up clustered FTP servers on CentOS?

Does anyone have any resources that can lead me to a how-to or at least more information on setting up clustered FTP servers on CentOS? I'm very new to servers in general (all I've done is set up a ...
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vsftpd not allowing anonymous users to append to existing files (APPE)

I have a problem with vsftpd not allowing anonymous users to append to files that they have uploaded. Uploading files initially works perfectly file. Changing the permissions on the uploaded files ...
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vsftpd error: 500 OOPS: vsf_sysutil_bind

I'm trying to use Filezilla on Windows to connect to a linux ec2 instance running vsftpd 2.3.5 (have also tried 2.3.2 with identical results) but the server keeps responding with 500 OOPS: ...
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How to set individual root folder for every ftp user other than home folder

Installed vsftpd server in Redhat Linux 5. Where, i want to give the ftp access for my developer other than home directory that is for example /var/www/ directory contains project data. Here, how ...
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vsftpd upload / directory 550 permission denied (chmoded, port opened, write enabled)

Basically upload / download is somewhat blocked by 550 After much googling, i have done the following chmod 777 -R /home/ftpRepo open up the ports (20,21, passive, and more) write enabled And it ...
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Setting vsftpd to allow me uploading to /var/www, got 500 OOPS: cannot change directory:/root

I'm using an Amazon EC2 istance as developer and testing machine. Since i'm on windows i can't mount the virtual EBS volume for editing purposes. Too bad. For this reason i've installed and ...
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Automatically convert all file and folder names to lowercase and set permissions to 644 on upload with vsftpd

I'd like to have vsftpd convert all uploaded filenames matching /home/$USER/public_html/* to lowercase, and set the permissions to 644 upon upload. Is this possible and how can I do this?
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VSFTPD Config for Upload of Files

I have been trying to figure out how to allow users to upload to a directory with VSFTPD on an Apache2/Redhat5.5 server. I have been trying for hours to allow anonymous users to upload. Out of ...
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Setting up VSFTPD on AWS EC2 Instance

I'm trying to set up VSFTPD passive hosting on my EC2 instance. I ran through these instructions http://www.synergycode.com/knowledgebase/blog/item/ftp-server-on-amazon-ec2 . However, when I tried to ...
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vsftpd not allowing local users to connect

I have CentOS running vsftpd but I am unable to connect using loccl users (local_enable=YES). If I set anonymous_enable=YES then it works just fine, but when I enter my user name and password (I don't ...
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Error installing vsftpd from Internet repository on Ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu server. I am trying to install Vsftpd but it shows this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Couldn't find package ...
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Cannot read/write FTP directory vsftpd on centos 6.0 (empty folder)

I have Centos 6.0 and installed vsftp with YUM, I added a user with Webmin panel, set its home dir to "/var/www/html" and its shell to "/bin/sh", user id is 500, user group is same as name: ...
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vsFTPd on Amazon Linux EC2 instance

Can anyone offer any suggestions. I have an Amazon EC2 instance running, based on the 64-bit Amazon Linux AMI. I've installed all updates using yum, and have installed PHP5.3 and the vsFTPd service. ...
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FTP disallow listing directory content , but allow uploading

I have one FTP account for customers and I want they upload files, but they should not see what already uploaded by other customers. Is that possible? If I will disaalow directory listing that will ...
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Trying to understand symlink behavior with vsftpd

I recently moved my website to a CentOS 6 VPS (from a HyperVM-enabled CentOS 5 VPS). I set up vsftpd to handle our FTP needs. I created a local user for everyone who needs to use the FTP. For my ...
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VsFTPd - pam_mkhomedir

I am trying to set up a FTP server that authenticates against an LDAP server. This part is done and works. My server is VsFTPd on Ubuntu Server 11.04. But I have to create the home directories for my ...
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VsFTPd - LDAP - PAM

I am trying to configure a VsFTPd server to authenticate agains an LDAP server. It may be easy, but since it is the first time that I am using both LDAP and PAM, I have some difficulties. VsFTPd runs ...
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VSFTPD Ubuntu won't start on boot

I have a server running Ubuntu 11.04 Server and I have installed vsftpd (FTP). I am trying to get vsftpd to run on startup, but can't seem to configure it right. There is already an upstart vsftpd ...
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vsftpd listen on multiple listen_address but not on all

I'm looking for a way to configure vsftpd to use multiple listen_address IPs. I'm aware that if I set it to the default, it will listen on all available interface IPs, but that's not what I'm looking ...
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Why does Filezilla try to switch to passive mode on ports that are outside the range of my FTP server?

I have an OpenSuSE box running vsftp. It is behind a firewall at our hosting company. They control the firewall, I have no access to it. It has unrestricted access from our VPN via 10.x.x.x, and ...
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Connection refused after installing vsftp on Ubuntu 8.04 with fail2ban

I have been using an Ubuntu 8.04 server with fail2ban for a while now (12+ months) and using ftp over SSH without any problems. I have a new user that needs to put files onto the server from an IP ...
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How to own a folder and use by 3 users

3 users, 1 folder. Users: vsftpd (FTP server), bobmarley (normal user), www-data (Apache user) How to unite them and make so that each user can modify any of these user's data, without doing CHMOD ...
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Any alternatives to proftpd and vsftpd that is easier to configure?

I tried them both, I'm having troubles to configure them,so is there a third one that is easier to install and configure? I'm using centos 5 64 bit xen vps for example I'm following this tutorial, ...
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Configuring vsftpd

I am trying to configure an FTP server using vsftpd on my CentOS server. I have installed the FTP server using yum install vsftpd and followed: ...
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Does vsftpd requires apache to work?

My friend and I have two identical CentOS 5 VPSs from the same hosting provider, his using Apache and mine using Nginx. He followed this tutorial and vsftpd worked. He tried to install vsftpd on my ...
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Allow ftp access but disable terminal access on Ubuntu

I have 2 users to whom i want to disable terminal access, but still keep ftp access.How do I achieve this? EDIT Forgot to mention, I'm using vsftpd.
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GnuTLS error -53: Error in the push function, using vsftpd

I am in the process of setting up my home FTP with virtual users on a CentOS 6.0. I am using the following guide. I was able to run the first script vsftpd_virtual_config_withTLS.sh successfully and ...
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How can I prevent FTP users breaking chroot rules when using a GUI?

I've set up VSFTP on my Centos5.5 server. I've created a user on the box for ftp access. In the VSFTP config I've set: chroot_list_enable=YES chroot_list_file=/etc/vsftpd.chroot_list The conf ...
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How do I add a new user to vsftpd and let root access the FTP server?

How can I add a new vsftpd user on CentOS 5 ? I would like that user to default to a certain directory other than its own. Note that chroot is on. Should I do something like this? useradd vsftpuser1 ...
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ubuntu port forwarding problem

I've installed and already configured php5, mysql server & client and apache 2 on my server ubuntu (vmware). also I've installed vsftpd. when i type ifconfig it shows server IP and client ...
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VSFTPD - Change User Home Directory

I need to update a ftp user's home directory. Could I run the userdel command then re-add the user without losing the directory the user was attached to? Or is there another way to change the user's ...
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How to configure public-key authentication with vsftpd?

The documentation of vsftpd is quite good (https://security.appspot.com/vsftpd/vsftpd_conf.html), however I cannot find some details on how to use public key authentication. I know that I need ...
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centos 5.6 vsftpd default folder problem

I installed vsftpd successfully, but whenever I connect to the server via Filezilla, I see the default folder is /root. How can I set up the default folder to be /var/www once I connect?
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Fail2Ban does not ban VSFTPD users

He guys, i run CentOS5.6 (final), and i just installed FAIL2BAN version (0.8.4-23.el5). I have set it up to ban SSH and VSFTPD attacks. As you can see here: http://pastebin.com/RLyzGgBe fail2ban has ...
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Increase download speed of ftp server

I have a VSFTPD server running in my machine. The download speed is about 30 KB/s, which is way less than my connection speed. I understand the upload speed of the server affects the download speed on ...
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Using an allowed user list with VSFTPD

According to the Wiki here, you can only allow certain users to log in over FTP using the following configuration in your /etc/vsftp.conf file: userlist_enable=YES userlist_file=/etc/vsftp.user_list ...
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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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Troubleshooting FTP traffic not getting through

I have recently set up vsftpd and whilst everything appears to be running fine and the server is listening on the correct port I cannot connect in using FTP clients. A connection is established but ...
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Just installed vsftpd but it isn't showing in services

I have installed vsftpd and configured as per several tutorials (just the very basic, standard setup) but when I run cat /etc/services there is nothing appearing for Port 21. What steps do I need to ...
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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 ...
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vsftpd does not start [closed]

I installed VSFTPD on CentOS but when I try to start the service it fails. What can I do?
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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 ...