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Questions tagged [vsftpd]

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

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Show ftp user only his folder (vsftp)

I know this question has been answered few times, but I tried everything, and it still not working. I tried to create user and chroot them to a specific folder, but after ftp, I was able to go up the ...
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Blind FTP w/ current version of vsftpd

I want to create a blind FTP so that customers can drop off files in /home/support/incoming. The depositing anonymous user can write files, create directories, read world accessible files, and ...
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block files by extension using sftp [duplicate]

I had configured an ftp server in Centos 7, in which I used the vsftp package and in the vsftpd.conf file I used a command called deny_file in which I only indicated the file extensions that I would ...
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Configuring Lightsail bitnami vsftpd passive

I've spent a really long time on this and I had it working last night. Came to work this morning and it has stopped working (I am the only IT support and no changes were made by me). I have ...
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VSFTPD - User and group is sometimes set to root:root

How can I change the user and group which uploaded files will have? My Developer IDE (Netbeans) keeps failing to upload files because they are set to root:root instead of my FTP user and www. This is ...
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vsftpd ssl (tls) fatal: protocol version

I'm trying to configure vsftpd. As for ftp it works pretty well, but for ssl it's causing errors and actually I cant connect to ftp by using ssl. Here's WinSCP log for connection: Server asks for ...
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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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vsftpd and PAM 500 error

I have a fresh install of VSFTPd and PAM setup, Account #1 connects i can read and write with www-data:customgroup files to /ect/www/$USER Account #2 cannot connect at all. Provides a 530 login ...
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VSFTP Not Working After Static IP Change

Basically this is the deal. I install vsftpd everything was working fine with dynamic ip and these vsftpd.config settings, could easily access through winscp: listen=NO listen_ipv6=Yes ...
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Why can't I access my FTP server with Windows Explorer?

I have an instance running Ubuntu 16.0.4 LTS on Google Compute Engine with port 21 open to it. I have installed vsftpd on it, added a user for the ftp, and set the directory permissions to full access ...
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FTP: Jail user to Home folder

Using Centos7 and vsftpd I would like to chroot the user "testftp" to his home folder /home/testftp. The client uses WinSCP on Windows. The user testftp can reach the server and connects initially ...
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vsftpd with chroot_local_user requires client certificate

When setting up my FTPS server I want to enable chroot_local_user. When disabled everything works fine. If I enable this however, WinSCP fails to connect and claims I need a client certificate to ...
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installing vsftpd gives error on mkdir /srv/ftp

I understand that the vsftpd creates a default directory at /srv/ftp/. However, on this particular server the directory /srv/ is not writable. $ sudo apt-get install vsftpd Reading package lists... ...
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How to set up the directory of an anonymous vsftpd server

I have set up a vsftp server with anonymous access. vsftpd.conf contains the following: anon_root=/var/www/ftp/ secure_chroot_dir=/var/www/ftp local_root=/var/www/ftp After login in as anonymous, ...
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Configure virtual hosts in vsftpd

I've installed and configured vsftpd on my machine. Everything is working ok, i can access it with my ip address but i have some questions. How can i configure virtual hosts in vsftpd? ex, if i have ...
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vsftpd actions aren't being logged for some users

It seems like my actions aren't being logged where I'd expect: ls -lhat /var/log/ gives me: -rw------- 1 root root 25M Oct 5 15:14 secure -rw------- 1 root root 135M Oct 5 15:14 ...
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What ports do I need to use in iptables for ftps and vsftpd?

The answers in this question aren't working for me. Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source destination ACCEPT all -- anywhere anywhere ...
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Logging non-English characters in vsftpd?

I'm using the latest version of vsftpd. Every time a file is being uploaded, the log file is being updated with the details. Example of this line: Wed Sep 26 16:23:21 2018 [pid 12008] [myFolder] OK ...
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How to connect from curl (git-ftp) and FileZilla to vsftpd?

Following this tutorial I managed to add FTPS connectivity to the server. Following step 6 in the tutorial: 6.1 generate certificate $ sudo openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 365 -newkey rsa:2048 -...
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FTP PAM Setup for VSFTPD

OK. I know this is one of the most asked questions here. But most answers are either telling me to add nologin to allowed shells (nope... not doing that) or disabling SELinux (which i don't have - ...
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vsftpd error 530 Login incorrect error occurs with valid credentials

Though there are a number of similar existing question/answers that reference vsftpd and error code 530, but they do not seem to be helpful in this case: vsftpd login error: 530 VSFTPD 530 Login ...
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vsftpd fails to start (status=2)

The problem is that the vsftpd service fails to start after transferring a working configuration from another server. Of vsftpd's configuration files, only these were modified: /etc/vsftpd....
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Vsftpd user authentication

I've set up a virtual machine running Centos 7 and VSFTPD. VSFTPD is working great when connecting with local users. It chroots the user into his previously created home in /ftp/pub/{user_name} with ...
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Access (VSFTP) FTP server from mobile networks

Setup: FTP server using vsftpd with passive mode enabled along with a 10000-40000 ports opened in the firewall and ec2 security rules. Problem: Cellphones networks internet (2/3/4G) can’t access ...
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Disable FTP commands on a per-user basis

I'm in the process of configuring an FTP server, using vsftp. I wish to have a couple different users. Some of these should only be able to read files, others should only be able to put files and some ...
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How To Set Different Root Directory For Anonymous Users In Windows FTP Server

I've recently set up an FTP Server on my Windows machine (followed these instructions if it helps), and I'm trying to configure it so that it behaves similarly to a vsftpd server I have running on a ...
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pam_winbind: unknown option require_membership_of

I'm trying to configure the VSFTPD with Winbind to restrict users authenticated by Active Directory, only to those that belong to specific group. I'm using a generic conf file for the vsftpd, with ...
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vsftpd passive port configuration doesn't apply

In short: It DOES connect in passive mode, but it just doesn't use the ports that I'm trying to use despite the configuration. Settings on pasv_max_port and pasv_min_port seems to be ignored, but I ...
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vsftpd on rhel 7.4 disallowing write & modify

I've successfully installed & configured vsftp. I've created a user & companion group. My user can create, update, & delete files in it's 'home' directory without error WHEN logged in via ...
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vsftpd too many sessions for this address

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and vsftpd version 3.0.2 and my problem is related to uploading files via FTP. The service has worked great for the past two years and I was able to upload thousands of files ...
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vsftp ignoring local_root and goes to home dir instead

I have setup vsftp multiple times with these settings without ever having a problem. But I recently got a new server which for some reason seems to ignore local_root. I have a user that if logged into ...
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Why my VPS has so different bandwidth downloading one file by https and ftp

Versions: ubuntu 16.04 amd64 nginx 1.14 vsftpd 3.0.3 I create 1GB file by dd. File located at home ftp user directory. I create symlink to file: [ftp dir] -> [/var/www/nginx/html] (ln -s $SRC/1GB....
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Vsftpd/pam_userdb.so - auto-create virtual user home directories

Setup: Amazon Linux EC2 vsftpd PAM authentication with pam_userdb.so Usernames/passwords written to Berkeley user db from an external source (lsyncd). There are many 1000s of virtual users, to date ...
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vsftpd and chroot: can i share the chroot folder between two users?

I have a vsftpd installation with chroot enabled and root access disabled. Everything work flawlessy, but I need to accomplish this. When user1 log into ftps, it log in /home/user1. Same for user2, ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 vsftpd upload difficulties (upload too fast?)

I have a server for a small business dropbox running off of a static IP at the office. There are only 4 users. I have vsftpd running along with an apache2 web server with htpasswd enabled and a ...
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Stop sending file permission and owner info from vsftpd to ftp client

I have Installed vsftpd on centos server. When I connect with this ftp server using filezilla client, then all information about file is shown as below When I connect to another server that is on ...
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Centos running python script every new file added on ftp

We are running on centos 6.9 Final and vsftpd version 2.2.2 Basically we had some folder which is our FTP folder that connected to ANPR/LPR camera. Every camera recognize the plate than the camera ...
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Automatically change to subfolder in chroot jail on login

I'm setting up an FTP server to replace an old windows server install. I'm using vsftpd on Ubuntu 16.04. There are multiple users (automated test systems) external to the company, and we want to make ...
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VSFTP virtual users upload with user owner

When a virtual user upload files in vsftpd the permissions are set as ftp:ftp, how make upload owner and group be USER:USER? chown_username doesn't work..
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Linux FTP server which can work with unsalted SHA256 hashes?

Problem Some old WS_FTP server stopped booting at work after a Windows update. The corresponding admin is long gone. The only information I have is : file structure user names unsalted SHA256 hash ...
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VSFTPD TLS and explicit mode

I'm currently trying to set-up VSFTPD on an ubuntu 16.04 server and I want to use FTPS (Ideally I would use SFTP but unfortunately I'm constrained by a legacy system) I've managed to set it up using ...
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FTPS sometimes timeout when ubuntu firewall enabled

I have vsftpd installed and configured to work with SSL. it's connecting but if the firewall enabled connection sometimes fail (timeout) I get this error on FileZilla: Retrieving directory listing ...
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Trying to Set up Web Server in CentOS on HyperV - FTP Not Working

Background I am not a Linux or really even a command line person, but I've been tasked with setting up a Linux server for a company intranet. I've set up a CentOS 7 installation in HyperV on ...
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vsftpd failing to start

I have tried solutions presented in the following posts: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/364529/centos-vsftpd-not-starting/364555 https://superuser.com/questions/987912/why-my-vsftp-service-...
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Vsftpd not displaying files and folder

I run vsftpd: version 3.0.2 on Debian 8. I have a folder /home/vsftpd/$USER which is mounted on an NFS. $USER is replaced by the user name connected on the FTP. Those users are authenticated against ...
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Ubuntu Mount Binding FTP user. Both directoy changes ownership to same owner

I am mount binding two directories so with ftp user I upload on ftp directory and the web directory gets updated. Web directory need to have ownership of webserver www-data and ftp directory should be ...
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Permssions for ftp user directories - Arch, nginx, vsftp, multiple users

I've set up chroot jails where the users are restricted to their home directories, though I'm not quite sure how to properly set up permissions for my users to be able to ftp upload http content, with ...
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VSFTPD – How to fix this security issue? [duplicate]

I've created a user called example using adduser command and setted its password and everything. That was part of the VSFTPD setup process. However, I've noticed that I can also access using the port ...
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FTP access error in EC2

I have 2 servers with windows and ubuntu running in Amazon EC2. I created the FTP server using plesk in windows and used vsftpd in the ubuntu. I have enabled all TCP ports in both the servers. The ...
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Why is vsftpd (behind firewall) returning its internal ip address for the pasv address?

I'm using vsftpd on a Debian server behind another Debian firewall. The natting is correct and I can connect to the ftp server from the outside. However, when the client issues the PASV command, the ...