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

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vsftpd adds server own domain name suffix to host name

I have the following issue with vsftp (and asterisk, by the way): When I'm connecting from 37.229.152.222 to vsftpd server, I get timeout and lots of errors in bind log that is running on the same ...
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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 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: 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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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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Unable to access vsftpd from public ip

I am trying to setup a vsftpd on ubuntu I have installed successfully installed vsftpd My networks works like this Lan network on host(localhost,127.0.0.1, 192.168.1.105) -> connects to ...
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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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vsftpd how to lock user to certain directory

I have vsftp installed so i can upload files to a private website the server hosts. How do i configure vsftp so my ftpuser (ftpuser1) default directory is /var/www/website1 please and thats the only ...
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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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vsftpd server stops working after flood of connections

I have a bizarre problem where vsftpd will suddenly stop accepting any connections. This happens when the server is flooded with 4 or more connections of the same user. Afterwards, any new ...
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Is it possible to setup ftp server in linux without the superuser privileges? [closed]

There are a lot of articles about setting up ftp server in linux. Most of them use vsftpd. This program takes configures from files from /etc directory so u can't configure vsftp not as root. So I ...
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vsftpd LIST causes GnuTLS error -15

I have an Arch Linux system running vsftpd which has been functioning with FTPES for the past year now. Within the past two days, I have noticed that all of my FTP clients fail to connect over FTPES. ...
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can not ftp to aws ec2 server having just setup vsftpd on Ubuntu

[[ SEE UPDATE AT BOTTOM ]] I just created a new ec2 instance in AWS. It is running Ubuntu. I needed to create FTP access for a user. I followed the directions here: ...
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connecting via plain ftp from vsftpd

I have a vps running ubuntu 14.04 on digitalocean. I set up vsftpd and am able to connect via sftpd from winscp or filezilla. Transfer files without a problem and so on. But when I decide to connect ...
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How to configure vsftpd to use /opt/etc/passwd to authenticate

I have FTP setup on Solaris 8 and I am trying to migrate it to RHEL7. Present Architecture on Solaris FTP daemon is chrooted under /opt. When users try to login to FTP, they are authenticated with ...
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Step by step configuration of Ubuntu server for LAMP with remote FTP/SSH and GIT access [closed]

This is the first time I had to configure an Unix Server as a remote server for a website based on LAMP. It also need to offer SFTP and GIT support. I read a lot of guides and I wrote down all the ...
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Custom algorithm for password hashing with vsftpd

Traditionally, when the client logs in, it sends the credentials (username+pw) without any further processing. The server then checks if an entry exists in its user database that matches the supplied ...
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CentOS 7 - Directories created through VSFTPD not inheriting SELinux contexts

Our company has a webserver with CentOS 7 and our customers manage their websites through FTP (vsftpd). SELinux is in enforcing mode. The issue is that data created/uploadad through VSFTPD is not ...
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How to config vsftpd to map virtual user to a custom local user?

I would like that virtual user use a defined local user. this local user is member of groups apache (www-data for debian user, I use here a centos7) and ftp useradd ftpuser -d /var/www -g apache -G ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Create two users with different privileges for the same folder

I've the following scenario: I need to create two users that will access in FTP the same folder with different privileges by using vsftpd. What do you recommend me? Is it a good idea to create ...
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vsftpd single user with multiple directries (CentOS 6.0)

im pretty new to the world of linux, server management and ssh so you might have to bare with me here so basically i want to be able to give my ftp users access to multiple directories. i have my ...
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vsftpd - “553 could not create file”

I'm having issue with my vsftpd. here is my info: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo) # uname -a Linux ip-10-150-53-42.ec2.internal 3.10.0-123.el7.x86_64 ...
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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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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 for upload access

I've been trying to configure my ftp server and end goal I want the following: -No anon read/write access. -A single user with read/write access for myself I've followed a tutorial to setup a pam ...
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How to determine path to user log in FTP (VSFTP)?

How do I determine the path the user logs in on FTP (VSFTP)? The user should only be able to access a specific path via FTP. For example: The user can access only the path ...
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vsftpd: ECONNREFUSED with “allow_writeable_chroot=YES”

When setting up vsftpd I am trapped. When I leave the ftpuser's home directory without write permission I can login and all is fine despite the fact, that I cannot write (of course). When I add write ...
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Error while trying to start vsftpd server

I installed ftp server vsftpd in my fedora 16 machine. It worked fine until this morning. Suddenly, this morning, when i entered command to restart vsftpd it shows following error [root@localhost ...
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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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How do you setup multiple instances of vsftpd to run on different listen ports?

I need to setup 2 different instances of vsftpd. Which will listen on 2 different ports such that one instance listens on the default port 21 and the other can listen on another port 1123. Please ...
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VSFTPD: Error 553 Could not create File

I'm trying to setup a ftp Server, for anonymous(so no login is required), but for some reason I get Error 553, when I try to upload a file. Here is my vsftpd config: # Example config file ...
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ubuntu ftp 500 OOPS: prctl PR_SET_SECCOMP failed

I have just installed vsftp in my ubuntu 14 server. I have installed vsftp also using sudo apt-get install command. then restarted ftp server but it refuse all connection for this error 500 OOPS: ...
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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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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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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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vsftpd whitelisting

How do you whitelist IPs for the service to allow only certain subnets on? Do I use IPTables or is there an easier way like IPWrappers Do you have to register the service for it to work with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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VSFTP and openLDAP based virtual users home directory

I have a VSFTPD server based on CentOS 6, configured to authenticate virtual users against an openLDAP server. I can login to the FTP server, however, authenticated users are not redirected to their ...
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VSFTPD passive mode issue

My server was properly configured and worked fine. I have absolutely no idea, what was changed, but now vsftpd (2.2.2) stop working in passive mode. Response: 230 Login successful. Command: OPTS ...
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Vsftpd don't work fine in passive mode in LXC container

I'm beginner in Docker, I have a vsftpd in a Debian and for passive mode I configured in vsftpd: pasv_enable=YES pasv_min_port=65000 pasv_max_port=65000 pasv_address=192.168.1.31 and I show with ...