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FTP Server - Allow multiple directories?

I've recently switched from a Windows server to a Linux. I'm using ProFTPd with ftpasswd file, but on Windows I could give access to multiple directories. Using the following layout: /main - / ...
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Restrict FTP user to a directory

Sorry if this is an obvious question, but I don't have a lot of knowledge about this sort of thing, and I've googled for hours, nothing worked. So on a Ubuntu 11.04 server, I want to restrict a user ...
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Where to find the downloaded file after dragging a FTP URL to the terminal?

Usually, when I drag a link to the terminal, the link target is pasted in the terminal. However, when I just dragged a FTP link from Chromium to my Terminal (first result on Google for "ftp pdf", ...
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Is there a default ssh server or ftp server running on most linux distros?

I am quite new to using linux and I am wondering if, in most circumstances there is a default ssh and or ftp server running. I have started a few virtual machines and I have always been able to ssh ...
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Linux Permissions vsftpd

I have mybb installed and running in /var/www/forums. I have two users part of the www group, logan and www-data. I have the recursive permissions of forums directory set to: chmod -R 755 forums ...
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Installing vsftpd on Ubuntu - could not bind listening IPv4 socket?

For my network security class I have to set up an FTP server on a virtual machine. We are set up with 3 VM's - Gateway, Client, and Server. I have installed vsftpd using the command: sudo apt-get ...
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LFTP mirror upload only non existing files to remote directory

Every 5 minutes some new files are downloaded via lftp to a local directory. I need to upload to another ftp only the non existing files. My script so far is: #! /bin/bash today=$(date +%Y%m%d) ...
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vsftpd: use Explicit SSL in a different port than unencrypted FTP

I've managed to run vsftpd with unencrypted FTP, Implicit SSL, and Explicit SSL. What I'm looking for is a way to run it with Explicit SSL, but have a separate port for SSL. For example: port 15000 ...
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Why can't I access to my ftp server with my local user account?

First of all I'm using Centos 6 server, putty and wordpress.org I followed the instructions from this link to set up vsftpd and ftp in centos server. For the vsftpd.conf file, these were the changes ...
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Connect to a localhost VirtualBox Debian server through FTP

I need help connecting through FTP to my virtualbox debian server. I've been trying for about 45 minutes. Followed a vsftpd tutorial but the configuration file on my end was different so I removed it. ...
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vsftp access via web browser

I have set up vsftp so it does not allow annonymous access but think I must have missed something via the cmd line I can access vsftp with my user/password my user is in /etc/passwords as ...
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Copy files without encryption (ssh) in local network

scp works well in all cases, but the Raspberry Pi is to weak to copy files efficiently in a secure environment (lan). The theoretically possible 6,75 MB/s via 54 Mbit wireless lan shrink down to about ...
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Huge delay in script response when using SFTP with expect

I am using a script to call SFTP service to fetch some logs from the remote server. This works fine in normal scenario but, i have noticed a very long delay of around 30 minutes or more in some of the ...
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Default file permission of a created file

Raspbian is the operating system I am using the pi user for FTP and have used the command chown -R pi /var/www to give pi ownership over /var/www. This allows pi to edit and read the files and ...
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best way to upload files(100gb+) from freebsd server

I need to upload lots of files(100gb+) from server, currently i get ssh connection, and i'm not restricted in software i can use and run anything. Please recommend me the way to upload files to my ...
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vsftpd and filezilla

I'm new to linux. I've installed vsftpd and filezilla locally on my pc(ubuntu 12.04) I can enter ftp via filezilla using 0.0.0.0 and it works. How can i access to ftp from outside of my computer? ...
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Restrict all FTP Accounts to a single directory [duplicate]

I am trying to restrict all FTP users to the directory /jannik with the vsftp-daemon. I don't want them to go anywhere but the folder /jannik and it's sub-folders. Also, I don't want them to have ...
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Two vsftpd instances - check passive port on FTPS

I have configured VSFTPD in a CentOS machine to run on two instances, with vsftpd.conf and vsftpd2.conf. Here the content of the second conf file: anonymous_enable=NO chroot_list_enable=YES ...
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Why won't my FTP script get all the files using mget command?

I am having a script which pulls data from different servers whose details it reads from external file. It reads the files and the verbose output shows all the matching files but it fetches only one ...
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How to upload tcpdumps in realtime to FTP?

I can do tcpdumps with this command: tcpdump -w `date +%F-%Hh-%Mm-%Ss-%N`.pcap src 10.10.10.10 or dst 10.10.10.10 Q: I have an FTP server with username: FTPUSER and password FTPPASSWORD. How can I ...
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FTP not happening on RHEL 6 Server configured using a Vm Player 11

I am not able to ftp to the server server from a client. I am using my base machine as Ubuntu 14.04 . Below is the ifconfig output:- raghav@raghav-HP-15-Notebook-PC:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link ...
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VSFTPD, 553 Could not create file. - permissions?

I've set up VSFTPD on Amazon EC2, with the Amazon Linux AMI. I created a user and can now succesfully connect via ftp. However, if I try to upload something I get the error message "553 Could not ...
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Transfering mp3 files from a remote server via cronjob to the RPi without overwriting

I succeded in transfering all files from a folder via ftp from a remote server to a raspberry, but I would like to transfer only new ones. Below is the working script i have. #!/bin/bash -vx ftp -in ...
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How to stop outbound ftp from being established. centos/ rhel

What is the method to block a machine from establishing connection to an outside ftp server. Both ftp and sftp. inet, iptables, shutdown service?
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another problem “oops 500 cannot change directory” vsftpd server

i have same problem as follows What are the settings to correct vsftpd "500 OOPS: cannot change directory" error? but setsebool commands are not recognized in my OS, Im running debian 7 ...
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How to change FTP home directory in Centos 6

I have created one Linux centOS 6 instance in Amazon EC2 and installed cPanel on it and started running my websites there . The issue i face was when i try to FTP to the instance with following config ...
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TP Link USB Sharing VLC - password rejected

So I have a TP-LINK Archer C5 AC1200 and it has this nice feature where I can share a usb device across the router. So obviously I hooked my hard drive that has all my media files on it. I can play ...
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How to create a FTP user with specific /dir/ access only on a Centos / linux installation

So I'm on a VPS - CentOS Linux installation. I have vsFTPd on the server. I currently have SFTP access to the server via my root user, but am now trying to create a new user with FTP access to a ...
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Curl freezes when downloading from ftp

I'm trying to download a file from ftp server using curl: curl --user kshitiz:pAssword ftp://@11.111.11.11/myfile.txt -o /tmp/myfile.txt -v curl connects to the server and freezes: * Hostname was ...
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How to connect to a CentOS VM over ftp?

Host - Windows 7 Guest - CentOS I have installed vsftpd as according to this guide and the service is running. But when I try to connect to the VM from the host using FileZilla the connection times ...
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How do I retrive files using an internet connection and commands?

I am attempting to download a folder where it has 777 permissions as well as its subfolders, but when I try to use get in ftp, It brings back the error: 550 Failed to open file Iv'e checked the ...
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iptables blocking incoming FTP traffic 2/3 minutes after being reset

On CentOS 6.6- At first, iptables was blocking access to my FTP server at all while it was on. After some research I added the lines to /etc/sysconfig/iptables that are suggested in the question ...
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Move a remote file at an FTP prompt

I don't think it's possible but still I would like to ask if there is any command to transfer a remote file from one directory to other at an FTP prompt. In more detail: I run ftp to a remote ...
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How do i WGET an image from a webaddress and store it on a remote ftp location as a cronjob on dd-wrt

From a DD-WRT router I want to create a cron-job that wget's an image from a remote location. This image is to be passed on to a remote FTP server for storage. The process is to be repeated every ...
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Enable centos server to make FTP connection to other windows based server via php

When i am running this same code from my local wamp.Works fine and prints the result. //connection to a ftp server across proxy putenv('TMPDIR=/tmp/'); $ftp_server = "SERVER IP"; $ftp_user_name = ...
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I have defined a macro in .netrc file but when I execute it from ftp it says “macro not found”

Here is the .netrc file and the command I use, any idea what is wrong here? [root@localhost ~]# cat /root/.netrc machine ftp.nyxdata.com login anonymous password empty macdef download_nyse_index cd ...
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Limit FTP access only to the /var/www with vsftpd

I am running vsftpd as ftp server on my linux (rasbian), I log in to the machine as a root user. I would like to be still locked to using only /var/www, how can I configure vsftpd conf to accomplish ...
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Is there a default ftp server in Debian Wheezy default installation?

I just finished installing a test web server with Debian Wheezy, apache and phpPgAdmin. I don't know if the default installation includes the ftp server. How can I check if one is installed? What ...
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Disabled root Access, how to use FTP

I removed the ability to login using 'root' to stop brute force attacks on my server, instead logging in as a regular user then 'su root' to the root if required. I need to use FileZilla to move, ...
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Why does trying to run a python executable return ': No such file or directory' after transferring it to server via FTP? [duplicate]

I'm having an issue where when I transfer a Python file to my VPS via FTP and try to run it using ./foo.py I am returned with the error: : No such file or directory. The error seams to indicate that ...
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Transfer a file via Putty to FTP server(cPanel)

I am logged into a VPS via a Serial Console using Putty. I have created my zip file now and now I need to transfer it to a remote web hosting account via FTP. They don't have SSH/shell access on that ...
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Install ftp Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I'm trying to enable the ftp in ubuntu. I write in the terminal the command setup-ftp but the answer is "setup-ftp: command not found". Where am I wrong?
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delete multiple remote files with the FTP command

Right now we have a script that uses the FTP mget command to download all the files in a specific location. After after verifying the files have successfully downloaded we run a ftp delete command ...
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vsftpd fails pam authentication

Moving a tried-and-true vsftpd configuration onto a new server with Fedora 16, I ran into a problem. All seems to go as it should, but user authentication fails. I cannot find any entry in any log ...
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How to perform grep on FTP?

I tried searching for similar command in ncftp (actually this is the only terminal ftp client I used) and I didn't find it. What's the way (if possible at all) to use grep command on remote server, ...
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Iptables to allow incoming FTP

I want to allow incoming FTP traffic. CentOS 5.4: This is my /etc/sysconfig/iptables file. # Generated by iptables-save v1.3.5 on Thu Oct 3 21:23:07 2013 *filter :INPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :FORWARD ...
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Unable to start proftpd server debian 8

I'm trying to configure an ftp server on debian 8. I'm using the basic conf file of proftpd: http://www.proftpd.org/docs/configs/basic.conf Now when I try to start the server I get this error: ...
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Starting FTP with xinetd

I'm using GNU's Inetutils FTP and have gotten it all set up except it does not automatically start when I turn on my system. In order to get it to work I have to start the standalone using "ftpd -D". ...
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Is there any ftp command to resume upload?

Oh! with my slow net connection, I am badly stuck. I was uploading a video file from local box to remote one via ftp. But net failed.I know there is a command named reget to resume download but Is ...
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Cant see harddrive folder in ftp client

I've mounted my hard drive to my Raspberry Pi using a tutorial. I mounted the drive in /media/movies. The problem is that when I connect my Raspberry Pi to an FTP client, I can only see the "home" and ...