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vsftpd permissions for virtual users with Apache SUexec compatibility

I run a linux server with Apache + SUexec where all virtualhosts htdocs folder are owed by specific users : # ls /www/sites drwxr-xr-x 4 vhost-sitea.com vhost-sitea.com 4096 Oct 13 16:45 ...
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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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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 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 on ubuntu gives FAIL UPLOAD

The big picture is this: I have an SD card for my camera that uploads my photos over WiFi to a server using ftp. What I want, is to have those photos uploaded to a little ubuntu box I've got. For ...
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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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Disable upload in vsftpd

How can I prevent local users from uploading files in vsftpd? I know I can prevent them from downloading files by setting the string download_enable in vsftpd.conf on "NO", is there an option for ...
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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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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 - 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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Why is the chroot_local_user of vsftpd insecure?

I'm setting up on my VPS a vsftpd, and i don't want users be allowed to leave they're ftp home directory. I'm using local_user ftp, not anonymous, so I added: chroot_local_user=YES I've read in ...
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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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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 ...
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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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FTPS failing on LIST command with error;

The machine in question is running CentOS 5.7 and vsftpd-2.0.5-21.el5.x86_64. My client can connect to the server and interact with it normally over standard FTP. It can also connect via FTPS and ...
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Filezilla client and VSFTPD : GnuTLS error -12: A TLS fatal alert has been received

so right now i'am trying to configure vsftpd server for FTP(e)S. It seems i am encountering issues with different clients. Secure FTPD works fine for me. Filezilla not. The output from Filezilla ...
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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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making vsftpd listen on a specific hostname

Is there a way to restrict which hostname(s) vsftpd listens to? I know it can be limited to listening on a particular IP and it fcan be limited by remote ip/hostname, but I wonder if listening only on ...
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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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ftp upload / how to change permissions / ownership “automagically”?

I've got a vsftp server running. Here's what I want to do : 2 developpers are given the access through an ftp client to a web directory. They write the files they want. Then they refresh the pages ...
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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 ...
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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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FTPS using Vsftp woes

I have some problems with Vstpd, and I don't know whether they are related or not. One problem is that FireFTP can't get past the directory listing phase - it just stucks there forever, no error ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Can I configure VSFTPD to listen only to localhost?

I have a legacy app that needs FTP and cannot do SFTP. My solution is: put an FTP server in place using VSFTPD configure the firewall to accept port 21 connections only from localhost Set up an SSH ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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FTP doesn't allow /usr/sbin/nologin user

I want to setup a ftp for couple of ftp-only users with vsftpd. I configured the FTP to enable local user access. It works fine. But once I edit the users' shell to /usr/sbin/nologin, it couldn't log ...
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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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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 ...
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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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vsftp hangs at “150 Here comes the directory listing.”

In a vsftpd server enviroment, shared various directories from nfs mountpoints, I can log in without problem, but when I send the first "ls", the vsftp give me the directory listing: lftp ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...