I installed vsftpd yesterday on CentOS 6, however didn't get a chance to test it today. When I went to upload a test file it's coming back and giving me this error:
553 Could not create file
After some quick googling the information I found on resolving the error, including this post were already things I tried...
- Confirm user that is connecting to FTP is a part of the group that owns the directory
- Confirm the
I even went so far as to test changing the group on the whole path down to the destination folder.
Just to expand on this, at the time I did ensure that the modes on the directories were set appropriately as well.
What I ended up doing was uninstalling vsftpd and re-installing from yum. After I did this things worked appropriately. So I'm convinced it was a setting in
vsftpd.conffile. However I didn't save a copy of it to do a diff off of to confirm.
Hopefully someone else who has had the same problem with the same symptoms and found out what the cause was can accurately answer this question here for someone else who comes along.