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

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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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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 - 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: **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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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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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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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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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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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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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 says “500 OOPS: cannot change directory”

As soon as I login with my virtual users in ftp I get "cannot change directoy", I have the following configuration in vsftpd.conf. Please suggest listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES ...
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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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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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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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vsftpd freezes after failed pam_script authentication

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server with vsftpd and pam_script installed using apt-get. I've configured vsftpd to use pam_script for virtual user authentication and my /etc/pam.d/vsftpd file looks like this:...
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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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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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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 ...