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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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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public_html Config Issue

I've been playing around with permissions for the Public_html folder, but this one has me at a stand still. I have no problem getting FTP access, or even web access to files within Public_html, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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lock ftp user in home directory

I have read, researched, tested, and still cannot seem to get this working correctly. I am running VSFTPD on Debian. With a test account configured to point the user's home directory to a mount point ...
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FTP error when doing file transfer

I'm running vsftpd version 3.0.2 over FTPeS, and I'm having a bit of trouble with file transfers. It seems to work fine when I'm on the LAN, but not from an external IP address. I have the control ...
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Windows Azure Ubuntu - 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd error while making an FTP connection

I have created a VM on Windows Azure and running Ubuntu on that I have been able to successfully communicate using the http protocol on port 80 However, I am not able to make a successful FTP ...
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Passive FTP that would work inside and outside of NAT

I'm using vsftpd 2.2.2 behind the NAT. To make it work, I set pasv_address to my external (internet) IP. Now the problem is with clients that connect it through the LAN - they try to connect to the ...
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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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FTP proxy with SSL support

I have a bunch of LXC containers with vsftpd daemon installed on each. I would like to forward/proxy traffic from dom0 server port 21 to particular containers based on ftp user name e.g. ...
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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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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 ...
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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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FTP login via vsftpd

There seems to be quite a lot of posts about FTP login via vsftpd but none worked for me. I'm aware that FTP is not really secure but I have an uploader page which uses FTP to upload content to ...
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How to confine FTP users to a root directory securely

I need to provide multiple users FTP logins, some able to write, some only to read, to a single FTP root directory. I very much want to restrict access so that they cannot see the file system above ...
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Debian linux server upload speed is limited for one connection but not multiple

Ok..I have a server that is running Debian linux, opensshd, vsftpd. This server has a 1Gb upload pipe, and my clients pipe is 2.5mb downstream. The issue is that I can download something from that ...
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s3fs-mounted S3 bucket shows bad filesizes

Background: I have an Amazon S3 bucket with data uploaded using the AWS web interface. Now I need to give permissions-based access to paths within my buckets to FTP users. To do this, I'm running ...
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Centos 6 vsftp server

I have installed vsftpd server in my centos 6 server. I created three users.first user can access the ftp server using his system password.All the users are in chroot_list. when the second user is ...
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freebsd/vsftpd: file size greater 64kb upload not completing

For very few customers, we are having problem in uploading any file greater then 64 kb. The server OS is FreeBSD running vsftpd over ssl. When we move these customers to a ftps server hosted on ...
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vsftpd failures

We have a user who is connecting with an automated program to our vsftp daemon - every 3 minutes, sending us a batch of files (about 10 - 20 files). 99% of the time, this works great. Every once in ...
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Vsftpd virtual users hidden quota?

I have a problem with vsftpd on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I have configured vsftpd enabling virtual users, everything works fine until the size of the specific virtual users home dir reaches 40GB then I get ...
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Resources for setting up clustered FTP servers on CentOS?

Does anyone have any resources that can lead me to a how-to or at least more information on setting up clustered FTP servers on CentOS? I'm very new to servers in general (all I've done is set up a ...
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FTP Daemon that support TLS/SSL over FXP?

I'm searching an ftp daemon that can support SSL/TLS over FXP using CPASV (or/and) SSCN and whos name is not "glftpd" or "drftpd". Any suggestions? Thanks in advance
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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 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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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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FTP limit user rights to Read and Delete (Not Write)

Is it possible to give a FTP user the right to Read and Delete files, but not the possibility to Write files? Using vsftd 2.2.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.5 (Santiago).
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Writing vsftpd logs to a database

I found this useful post relating this topic: http://www.supertom.com/code/vsftpd_mysql_syslog_configuration.html Unfortunately it is not a tutorial but kind of a notepad for the author. After some ...
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How to CRUD/manage virtual users in VSFTPD using DB4/PAM?

I'm trying to setup an FTP server using VSFTPD on Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use virtual users because it's safer and I want to create accounts to several people. I have been following this guide: ...
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ncftp low upload speed

I am using ncftpput command on my remote webserver to upload files to my home server (it uses vsftpd). However, when i am downloading file through FileZilla from my remote server i am getting 5mb/s ...
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VSFTPD Large File downloads failing

I am uploading files from server A to VSFTPd server. This works just fine. Downloading is a different matter. I get two or three files, and the services just stall... The FTP connection is still ...
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vsftpd error on FTP uploads

I am using CentOS 6 on my VPS and have install vsftpd from yum repository and have configured it. I can access FTP now, and download files but I cannot upload files (transfer failed error). I tried ...
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EPRT does not work with VSFTPD

Does VSTPD on Ubuntu support EPRT ? Is there anything special i need to set on the vsftpd.conf for that to work ? From a linux client,I am trying to do the following curl -P 20 -u test:test ...
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VSFTPD on Ubuntu server won't allow authenticated local users to write using built in Mac or PC client

I have VSFTPD running on an Ubuntu Server. SELinux is currently disabled. When I connect as a registered user (with a username & password local to the machine) using the built-in FTP client on ...
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My vsFTPd seems to perform badly after 10 o'clock

Standard LAMP setup on Rackspace cloud. Ubuntu 13 with vsFPTd. This is my development server and I use Dreamweaver to up upload my files to the server when I save them. During the day this works ...
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Configuring and testing access with vsftpd

I've installed vsftp on my Ubuntu 12.04 instance and have edited the configuration to not allow anonymous access. I then restarted the server (sudo service vsftpd restart), and assumed that I'd be ...
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vsftpd with pam_mysql, getting the home dir from a table field

I'm currently migrating an existing ProFTPD setup to vsftpd + pam_mysql, while keeping the existing database that ProFTPD currently uses. I've already successfully set up virtual user authentication ...
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Cannot connect to server via ftp (using vsftp)

I am having trouble connecting to my server via ftp. No problem connecting as anonymous. I am using vsftpd. I've tried disabling iptables, checked user's shell and tried using an active mode, but ...
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FTP server is being shown offline in ISPconfig3 on centos

Ftp server on my server was running fine and my users were using ftp smoothly. But suddenly access to ftp was denied and then i saw in ISPconfig services that FTP Server is being shown offline. I ...
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What's the right way to create a Ubuntu user whose home directory is /var/www/SITE?

First of, I need to state I'm a complete ignorant when it comes to server administration on Ubuntu, and I'm doing what I can. I have been trying to do this for hours with no luck. Basically, I want ...
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vsftpd chroot_list_enable seems not to be considered

I am trying to set up a FTP server using vsftpd on CentOS 6.4 I created two users joe and jane, I'd like joe to be chrooted upon login while jane should not. For this matter I've written the ...
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533 error file when ftp users upload into directory

been trying to solve this ftp error for a while, im using vsftpd in centos and i get the error whenever i upload something on my ftp users directory. i have chmod 777 /home/ftp directory and assigned ...
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Setup vsftpd server with admin account

I have setup vsftpd server and everything runs fine. However I would like to switch to a better user management with an admin user to be able to manage root www folder for example. Other users will ...
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VSFTP - Can create files but NOT directory

till yesterday worked perfectly but today (dunno why) my VSFTP server doesn't work properly. OS: Debian 6 The problem is: I can't create other directories (with logged users) but I can rename them ...
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Pam module that allows for non-standard username characters?

does anyone here know of a PAM module that would allow me to use non-unix-kosher characters in a username? I have to migrate a bunch of people from some FTP host to the server with VSFTPd I setup; the ...
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Error 500: cannot change directory:/home/user/public_html, VSFTPD

I setup VSFTPD on my Ubuntu server 12.04, it worked very good. Until I tried to change the permissions of the user so the user couldn't go in the / directory and only in the directories inside ...
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vsftpd upload / directory 550 permission denied (chmoded, port opened, write enabled)

Basically upload / download is somewhat blocked by 550 After much googling, i have done the following chmod 777 -R /home/ftpRepo open up the ports (20,21, passive, and more) write enabled And it ...