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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unable to configure vsftpd using ssl

i am trying to setup vsftpd over ssl . followings are configuration under vsftpd.conf anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES local_umask=022 #anon_upload_enable=YES ...
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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: 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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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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Upload files from vsftpd ftp client in /tmp and once they are uploaded, move them to original folder

I'm having issues with my application. The scenario is that, there is a php cron which is running every 1 minute and it processes the uploads folder, wherein, files are uploaded via ftp ...
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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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vsftpd filezilla and iptables on ubuntu

So I followed the instructions (for ubuntu 10.04): here (for setting up iptables) and here (saving the iptables) and finally and laughably here (because 10.04 won't get the saved version), now ...
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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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Error 426 Failure reading network stream, 'ftp_put' uploads files incompletely, works fine when restarting the server

Having an issue with ftp_put, 'ftp_put' returns false and files are only transferred incompletely. The error returned is 426 Failure reading network stream. Restart of the server is fixing the issue ...
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CentOS 6 VSFTPD via TLS/SSL not always connecting corectly

**I have a consistency problem with my VSFTPD server. I run CentOS 6 with the latest VSFTPD installed via yum. The problem is that I sometimes (say 50/50) get connection errors like... ERROR:> ...
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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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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: 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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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 allow anonymous log-in

I'm setting up a ftp server, that will allow anonymous to READ/WRITE to the server. Here is my configuration. anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=YES write_enable=YES anon_upload_enable=YES ...
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FTP uploads have incorrect permissions when using vsftpd

I recently set up an FTP site using VSFTPD on Debian, and am running into an issue with uploaded directories not being able to be accessed. Files are okay but when I try to upload a directory or ...
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VSFTPD how chroot not chrooted users in /home?

I need to chroot all local users to their home directories, but one user should have access to all user directories. If I put admin_user in chroot_list_file he has access for whole file system. I want ...
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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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Incoming FTP transfer not showing in lsof when using specific FTP client

I've got a script that continuously monitors an FTP dropbox directory and processes new files when they come in. The script runs lsof on each file before it tries to process it to determine if the ...
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Anonymous User Can't Delete file from ftp

I've created a new directory in /var/ftp with the name uploads the owner and group of this directory is ftp the permissions are set to 777. Content of my vsftpd.conf file anonymous_enable=YES ...
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Source and destination ports for passive FTP

I am having trouble figuring out the source and destination ports to put in port forwarding rule to allow an external FTP client to connect to vsftpd file server on the green network. I am working on ...
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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 And Directory Error

I have installed VSFTPD on CentOS, and have the set local_umask=002 and file_open_mode=0755. However, whenever I add a directory using an FTP client - the directory has the permissions: d-wxrw-rw-. I ...
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FTP via vsftpd not working on Amazon EC2 Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to get FTP access to my EC2 instance. I've run through a few guides and still nothing is allowing me to gain access over port 21. I've opened ports 20, 21, 22, 80, 1024-1028, 50000 - 51000 ...
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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 ...
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Ports used by vsftpd on CentOS 6.5 [duplicate]

I am working on setting up an FTP server (vsftpd) for a device to connect to over the internet and I am having trouble with it working. I have narrowed the problem down to the firewall on my CentOS ...
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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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Failed to retrieve directory listing in Filezilla connecting to vsftpd

newbie here. At first I was unable to connect to vsftpd but I added port 21 in iptables (i'm running on Centos 6) and managed to make it work. But now, I can't get past Command: LIST in Filezilla ...
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UBUNTU: ftp-server cannot change directory when user logs in

I have set up a FTP-server (vsftpd) for only one client user (ftuser). This user should have access to the folder /srv/webroot/user. The folder /srv and all subfolders are owned by me. I am not in the ...
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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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vsftpd won't start with ssl_enable=YES. Why or where can i find logs about why?

I just configured vsftpd but if try enable ssl in the config file, my server doesn't start. vsftpd won't start with ssl_enable=YES What can I do about this? I thought there should some information ...
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FTP hanging at “150 Here comes the directory listing.”

I have a CentOS server running VSFTPD so I can upload files to my site. When I connect to the FTP, it lists the folders in the root directory, and I can open all of the folders apart from a folder ...
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Allowing FTP with IPTables

My current scenario involves allowing various rules, but I need ftp to be accessible from anywhere. The OS is Cent 5 and I am using VSFTPD. I can't seem to get the syntax correct. All other rules ...
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vsftpd anonymous directory shows nothing

I'm using vsftpd on Red Hat Linux. I want to enable anonymous user login. After all the configurations, I can login without username and password. However I see nothing in the user's home directory. ...
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FTP on Amazon EC2 with Zpanel

I'm trying to configure my server using Amazon EC2. I installed the zPanel and he's working well.. But the ftp isn't working until now. I installed the vsftpd service and configured some things. See ...
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Restrict VSFTPD virtual user to respective directory

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 with vsftpd, and trying to limit a FTP user to their respective directory. For this, I am using the following My vsftpd.conf : local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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Permanent mount and bind on CentOS?

I have set up a CentOS 6.2 VirtualBox along with FTP and Apache root of /var/www/html/. By default, the user ftp account is set to /home/user_name/. However, I'm guessing it's common practice to ...
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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 won't allow upload to mounted (Shared) Directory. RHEL6

I'm trying to configure VSFTPD, for each user to have a PublicFTP directory, since all users are chrooted, but they still need a central FTP dir. I've created this directory in each of the local ...
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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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pam_unix and pam_userdb authentication failure log for VSFTPD

I see this in my /var/log/auth.log file for all the connection to my FTP server : Mar 26 12:30:13 production vsftpd: pam_unix(vsftpd:auth): check pass; user unknown Mar 26 12:30:13 production vsftpd: ...
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VSFTPD - 0.00Kbyte/sec - intermittent

I can't get a good connection via FTP to my DigitalOcean server. I set it up following this guide. https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-vsftpd-on-centos-6--2 Symptoms: ...
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VSFTP configuring Virtual users [closed]

I would like to know what is the best practices or what is the secure way of configuring virtual users via MySQL or Berkeley DB + PAM ???
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VSFTP anonymous upload

Im trying to configure VSFTPD to allow anonymous users to upload. For example im trying to upload from cisco router to the linux (CentOS) machine the config files. Here i have post my vsftpd.conf ...
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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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Configuring vsftpd to authenticate with Active Directory

We are trying to give vsftpd access to some Active Directory users. Here are some configuration file contents: # egrep -v '^(#.*|)$' vsftpd.conf anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=YES ...
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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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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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500 OOPS: SSL: cannot load RSA private key vsftpd

Im configuring vsfptd on debian 7.3, Im trying to use ssl. I generate de certficates using this command: openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 1925 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout /etc/vsftpd/private/vsftpd2.key ...