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

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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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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 /etc/pam.d/...
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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 router(192....
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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 www....
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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 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 /media/storage/...
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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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Can't mv files between directories on vsftpd

I enabled this in vsftpd.conf chroot_local_user=YES chroot_list_enable=YES chroot_list_file=/etc/vsftpd.chroot_list user_config_dir=/etc/vsftpd_user_conf and here is the user ...
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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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VSFTPD allows root access despite being listed in ftpusers file

I've installed VSFTPD on a LEMP stack on Ubuntu 14.04. The only significant changes made to vsftpd.conf are: anonymous_enable=no local_enable=yes write_enable=yes chroot_local_user=yes ...
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vsftpd login error: 530

I'm running the vsftpd ftp-server on Fedora Server 22. The problem is, if a user try to login with a correct password, the following error occurs: "530 Login incorrect." vsftpd.conf : listen=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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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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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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Can connect to FTP, but no data is transferred

I just installed and started vsftpd on my Fedora 20 machine and try to connect as a normal Unix user to that FTP server. Connecting works, but I cannot get any data: ftp> open (to) 192.168.3.41 ...
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Can not connect to VSFTPD on Centos 7.1

I no pro with this but I have managed multiple times to install vsftpd on centos 6+ and always got it working with or without TLS. But for 24 hours now I haven't been able to get it working on a fresh ...
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VSFTPD setup on Centos new virtual user cant connect

I have a vsftpd server configured on centos. Old users that are listed in logins.txt can login via wb browser. Problem is that when I create a new user I can't login 530 bad login error. Steps taken ...
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Why can't add anon_upload_enable=yes into configuration file?

Here is my /etc/vsftpd.conf in debian8: anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=YES write_enable=YES chroot_local_user=YES local_root=/home/ftp anon_root=/home/ftp I can connect the ftp server with open ...
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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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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. Symptoms: Sometimes I can upload the file I am working on, sometimes I can not. (same file, same ...
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Chroot Jailing groups via sshd_config for FTP results in connection aborted for all members in that group

I am attempting to chroot jail using the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file. My FTP server is vsfptd, and while I know how to chroot jail using vsftpd's config, I want to try it using sshd_config. However, ...
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FTP account for just one directory

Background information: I'm using Serverpilot to manage my Ubuntu server which doesn't provide any FTP service. There is a user: serverpilot With the home directory: /srv/users/serverpilot/ And ...
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Multi-user FTP/SFTP admin rw, user ro

I am trying to create an FTP server that will allow our developers to upload documents to a directory with complete control of that directory and sub-directories. I have been able to achieve this with ...
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Issues editing files using vsftpd

I have a user that i'd like to confine to his home folder which i've assigned as /var/www/x I'm using the following config in /etc/vsftpd.conf : listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=...
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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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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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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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Allow FTP access by a single IP. Restrict all other

I'm using Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance and want to block all IP except a single IP. So outside my network no one can connect with FTP. I've already tried with following. in vsftpd.conf tcp_wrappers=...
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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 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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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: http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/...
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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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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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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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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: 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 /etc/...
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'GnuTLS error -110 in gnutls_record_recv: The TLS connection was non-properly terminated.'

We have enabled TLS support on vsftpd. Although everything works fine for the end-user, FileZilla returns the following ‘error’ after idling for a while: Response: 421 Timeout. Error: GnuTLS error ...
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Why does VSFTPD time out on slower connections?

I've got a Linux box running VSFTPD. In particular it's on an EC2 instance in AWS with a DNS record in Route53 to give it a friendly/public name. I typically use FileZilla as my client to connect to ...
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vsftpd 500 OOPS: vsf_sysutil_setproctitle: not initialized

I am trying to get vsftpd (version 2.3.2) to show me more information about active sessions and what is currently going on with the server. According to a thread on Askubuntu, using ...
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New EC2 vsftpd installation will not start, giving code=exited, status=2

I am trying to implement an FTP server on an EC2 instance. I cannot get the FTP server to start and it gives me very little idea of what is wrong. I'd appreciate any information on either how to ...
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Can't connect to the data port with FTP server running in Vagrant (passive mode)

I want to connect to Vagrant via FTP and the data connection is failing. I can actually connect and login, but when trying to enter passive mode and list the remote directory, the DATA connection can'...
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Centos vsftpd setup failing to upload certain files

I have been trying to fix this up for more than 3-4 hours. Looked at some solution provided here on server fault but none seems to be working in my case. When I am uploading files to server via ...
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FTP server vsftpd - Can connect but can't see any file

Here is the content of my config file /etc/init.d/vsftpd : listen=YES local_enable=YES local_root=/ write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES rsa_cert_file=/etc/ssl/...
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vsftp stop unknown instance- Ubuntu on DIgitalocean

I am trying to install an FTP Access on a Digitalocean Server. However the manual is not working. The error that I get is stop unknown instance root@hh:~# ps aux | less root@hh:~# vsftpd root@hh:~#...
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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?