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ProFTPD: Apache-like FTP server for Unix systems

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ProFTPD - TLS - Client does not support any cipher

I am running Ubuntu Server 20.04 and proftpd 1.36 and have an issue setting up TLS. I have followed the guide in the config file, but I get a very odd error. That there is no supported cipher. And ...
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proftpd CreateHome directive not working when using SFTP

I am using ProFTPD Version 1.3.5e on a Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server. I am trying to configure SFTP to work the same way that FTP works in my configuration. Specifically, I want to use pam-mysql for ...
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How to use proftpd in SliTaz

I would like to use FTP over TLS on SliTaz. I’ve installed proftpd with the following command: tazpkg get-install proftpd I’m used to start and stop programs on SliTaz with /etc/init.d/program start ...
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Proftpd - Virtualhost and TLS

I am trying to setup a Proftpd server (version 1.3.6 on CentOS 8) that works this way: User accesses the server on port 21 and IP or DNS name ftp.xyze.com: use plain FTP User accesses the server on ...
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ProFTPd Error. Can't connect trough certain clients (self-hosted)

We have a FTP server currently running Debian and ProFTPd, but it's inaccessible from certain clients, I think it could be related to some kind of directory listing problem: Working clients: ...
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Migration of password hashes from glftpd 2.01 (PKCS5_PBKDF2_HMAC_SHA1) to proftpd + mod_sql_passwd

For migrating from the de-factor closed source glftpd 2.01 to proftpd I need to migrate password hashes of the user accounts from glftpd to proftpd. Reading about the topic I figured mod_sql_passwd ...
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Limit documentroot on SFTP with SSHD

I use proFTPD on debian 8. For some reasons i need users that can only access to their documentroot. I already configured this and it works but only when i connect in FTP. If the user connect on SFTP,...
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In ProFTPd, how to set different permissions for different virtual users?

How do I set different permissions to different virtual users in ProFTPd? I created several users with the ftpasswd command, but for now they all have permissions to both read and write to their ...
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proftpd does not ask for passphrase

I configured tls for proftpd I uncomment the line Include /etc/proftpd/tls.conf in the file /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf I configured `tls.conf However, it seems to not start correctly. I use sudo ...
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Which FTP clients support the HOST command?

Inspired by this answer, I set up a FTP reverse proxy using proftp and mod_proxy. According to the comments, to be able to use the same port regardless of the backend ftp server, the client needs to ...
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Proftpd login failure

I've installed & configured proftpd on a remotessh debian server as a non root user following this guide. I've also created a AuthUserFile file using ftpasswd util as suggested in the manual. The ...
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ProFTPD - how to show target symlink file size and date in directory listing

I have a FTP directory with a lot of symbolic links inside (ln -s). Currently directory listing in FTP client shows size and file date of symbolic link instead of target file. Thus listing shows ...
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proftpd: Multiple certificates based on VirtualHost

I'm trying to setup the following environment: There is one single FTP Server (Debian 9, proftpd 1.3.6-4), reachable under 1.2.3.4. Two domains, which are pointing to that IP Address example1.com -> ...
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proftpd server allow second or multiple public key for single user

If I'm using openssh server, allowing multiple public keys are simple. It is enough put it into file ~/.ssh/authorized_keys with content ssh-rsa ****there_is_public_ssh_key**** ...
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ProFTPD on Debian: Set read, execution and write permissions to new uploaded files (and then delete it by software)

I have activated an FTP server with ProFTPD on Debian Server 8.11. I would like that the new uploaded files via FTP has 2 features: read, execution and write permissions of the user&group (by ...
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Setting up proftpd/users for User Perivate Groups

I am using User Private Groups on a CentOS7 server and I can't seem to get things quite working. Firstly the standard users seen to have a mask of 0022 and I am fairly sure it should be 002 for UPG. ...
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Best practise for proftp User and Group setting with mod_sql

I am running proftp and I am not sure how to configure the user and groups properly. In my proftpd.conf I configured: # Set the user and group that the server runs as User proftp ...
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proftpd /etc/security/pam_env.conf: permission denied

I installed proftpd using yum in CentOS7. I had an update on WordPress. pam_env (proftpd: setcred): Unable to open config file: /etc/security/pam_env.conf: permission denied I do not know how to ...
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proftpd locking up after a set number of processes reached

We have a proftpd server (1.3.3g) running on centos6 which when it seems to get over approximately 150 processes running locks up and prevents any more connections. The proftpd server connects to ...
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vsftpd, ProFTPD FTP with windows 10 connection issue

I have one server, Linux based, I use for some years like a backup cloud server. This work very well with client like Windows 7, Ubuntu and Android. But Not with Windows 10. All programs I'ave used ...
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ProFTPD options: how to debug

Within a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.6 (Maipo) I would like to use the module mod_ban in order to set a ClientConnectRate event. The service is started as: systemctl start proftpd ...
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ProFTPD AuthOrder inside VirtualHost is being ignored

I am trying to configure proftpd 1.3.5b. What I would like to achieve is simple: only one VirtualHost, users will log in based on AuthUserFile and not based on /etc/passwd. The problem is that all ...
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ProFTPd returns “530: Login incorrect.”

There are some weeks that I don't use the FTP server, and now I have tried to connect but it's returning this error. I did some "yum update", but I don't know what else has changed since then. When I ...
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How Apache and ProFTPD should work together, users and groups ect

I have Apache server running on apache:apache and ProFTPD running on ftpuser:ftpgroup, all my websites are under /var/www/ which is owned by root:root. So the question is when I create a new website ...
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SSH host key pair expects passphrase causing ProFTPD to fail

I need to create a docker image with ProFTPD and use it as SFTP server. Obviously I need SSH host keys for this to work but I don't want to create new keys every time I build the image. If I create ...
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ProFTPd and www-data group

What I'm trying to do is create a ftp user that can update and modify files in an apache2 v2.4 (with www-data) web directory. I have a single user: UserA (names changed to protect the guilty) The ...
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Proftpd user migration login denied

I migrated ProFTPd on a bigger server including ftpd.passwd and proftpd.conf. The service is running. Unfortunately none of the old passes would work. To analyze the situation I have re-generated one ...
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cannot access proftpd installation from outside server

I have a digitalocean droplet running ubuntu 18 with Apache. I installed proftpd on there and when I log in to the droplet via ssh and run ftp myservertld or telnet myservertld 21 I can access the ...
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ProFTPD cancels the full request of an FTP user and disconnects them after about 500+ concurrent delete actions

The Issue I'm facing an issue that my ProFTPD server is canceling an FTP user's request when the user tries to, for example, delete a 1000 files from the server and disconnects them from the server. ...
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ftp login ok but directory listing fails after port forwarding

I'm making a webserver and my OS is Ubuntu 18.04. My router is an AT&T 2WIRE i38HG I set up a FTP server using proftpd and gadmin-proftpd. When I used the computer's IP address (192.168.1.82) to ...
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ftp cmd not found after install proftpd

I have install ftp service with : sudo apt-get install proftpd I would try ftp connexion with ftp (I try with and without sudo) cmd, but : command not found what wrong?
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Proftpd cant create folder

Wanted: Create folder and upload file with www-data:www-data user Current Try: Create folder, upload file with ftp:nogroup and filezilla Result: Even with ftp:nogroup can upload file but cant create ...
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proftpd: unknown configuration directive 'ServerIdent'

Hello, I setup proftpd on server, but when i want to start it fails with error message: fatal: unknown configuration directive 'ServerIdent' on line 78 of '/etc/proftpd.conf' It is the default ...
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ProFTP DefaultRoot setting on different ports

I have had ProFTP 1.3.2 and configured it to run for the same user on different ports with different root directories. Basically, the configuration was: <VirtualHost ftp.domain.tld> Port 1 ...
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proftpd limit to 2 subdirectories

User can access /var on FTP but I want to limit to only two subfolders: /var/www and /var/server. I tried creating two directory rules for the two subfolders and setting DefaultRoot to /var, but the ...
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How to tweak firewall to allow non secure ftp connection with Proftpd on port 21

I have Debian 8, Virtualmin, Proftpd I set up an ftp account, and I can login and download from within the same server. However from another IP, I cannot connect in non secure ftp on port 21 (I can ...
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proftpd quota does not work with sftp

Running into an issue where quota does not work with SFTP users. Regular ftp/tls users are working fine. Can the mod_quotatab_file.c authenticate SFTP users or is it limited only to regular ftp users?...
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ProFTPd server behind firewall returns internal IP address for WAN and LAN connections

I'm using ProFTPD on a Debian server behind another Debian firewall. I can connect to the ftp server from the outside. However, the virtual host that gets chosen is always 192.168.0.4 regardless of ...
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proftpd on centos 7 with proftp-mysql: users can login / upload files but they cannot retrieve files or CWD

I can't find anyone who has this weird issue: ftp users are able to upload files but they are not able to retrieve them. Please give me any clue to solve this issue. Thank you "ftpuser1" is a user ...
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virtual hosting problems with proftpd

I need a FTP server on linux that supports name-based Virtual Hosting. Based on proftpd documents, this package support name-base and ip-base virtual hosting. In real I want define two virtual ...
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Install ProFTPD Using non-default modules mod_sftp

ProFTPD module mod_sftp I want to set up a file server with sftp and virtual account,so i use ProFTPD. system info:red hat enterprise linux 6.8-x86_64 proftpd info:proftpd-1.3.6 OpenSSL 1.0.1e-...
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Proftpd on CentOS 7

i've created a proftpd server with users managed by a mysql server. But i've a problem with my users. When one of my users is connected on the server, he can upload/download/delete files but there is ...
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Proftpd fails silently. The system says it's running, but it's not accepting connections

I have installed proftpd on a Centos 7 machine. This is the output of systemctl -l status proftpd: proftpd.service - ProFTPD FTP Server Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/proftpd.service; ...
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PROFTPD accepting all public keys regardless of contents of SFTPAuthorizedUserKeys file

I've just attempted to set up ProFTPD as an SFTP server, However I'm facing some curious behavior when it comes to public key authentication. For some reason, proftpd is acepting every single key ...
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ProFTPD: The meaning of the “TLS Verify Client” and “NoCertRequest” in the TLS configuration

I know that per default FTP is insecure, because it is not encrypted. To avoid this insecure behavior of FTP, I want to set up a TLS encryption in my ProFTPD. Pursuant to this tutorial here: https://...
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proftp server gives “No such file or directory” upon ;login even though directory exists

I setup a new proftp instance on a new and updated Debian Jessie 8.7 following https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/proftpd-installation-on-debian-and-ubuntu/ but the new user gets disconnected again (...
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ip_conntrack_ftp inside LXC

ProFTPd instance on a LXC container behind NAT LXC container is using bridged networking PassivePorts 60000 61000 has been defined in proftpd.conf nf_nat_ftp and nf_conntrack_ftp loaded on the host ...
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Proftpd mod_sql homedir not working

I just set up my ftp server with proftpd and mod_sql. Authentication seemed to work fine until now. I can still log in with the users in the database but the chroot doesnt work anymore. Instead of ...
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cannot connect to proftpd on debain

apt-get install proftpd adduser alex adduser alex root chown -R alex:root /var/www/ nano /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf I add: DefaultRoot /var/www alex /etc/init.d/proftpd restart Everything seems ...
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ProFTPd: how to show virtual user name in listings?

I'm using ProFTPd 1.3.5a (btw I get the same behavior on an older 1.3.4d) with a pretty common virtual users setup for a web server. In plain words, ProFTPd is running with apache's UID/GID and has ...