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In FTP, can I specify a remote directory using `~username` syntax?

I know the ftp username, password, and directory of the source. I just want to download the whole thing to a new server. Simple download. The username is not root. So I wonder how I would specify ...
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vsftpd on Ubuntu not obeying filesystem permissions

I'm trying to set an FTP upload to a web root on Ubuntu 12.04 using vsftp. The user has a local account, username_ftp. I changed their home to their web root in /etc/passwd. ...
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What is the use of literal command in ftp?

Browsing through FTP help (i.e. ftp> ?), showed me a command name literal, description of which is ftp> ? literal literal Send arbitrary ftp command I tried to do some trial and ...
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How to check the Passive and Active FTP

How do I check which FTP (Passive or Active) is running? By default, passive FTP is running in linux, but how do I check?
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Trying to Utime via FTP

I am connecting to my server via FTP (that is the only way I have access to this server in particular). I need to utime a command via FTP to the server. Other commands work but when I try something ...
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How to install FTP server on Red Hat VM?

I have a windows machine and I need to transfer files from my machine to another Linux virtual machine which I have created. How do I install a FTP server on those VM's to transfer files via FTP ...
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unable to connect ftp in pasive mode

I'm try to connect to ftp which I've just configured but using FileZilla, I'm getting the following logs Status: Connecting to x.x.x.x:21... Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome ...
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getting 553 - cannot create file in vsftpd (ubuntu 12.04)

I'm trying to setup a ftp account for a user that has read/write access to one folder: /items/myuser I've set up the account with username 'myuser' in Linux with the adduser command. After that, I've ...
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How to loop through each file in FTP directory using a bash script [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to delete the oldest file over FTP using CURL? I need to connect to a remote server using a bash script and then delete all files within the directory that are older ...
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How to ensure that anonymous FTP has been disabled on a Solaris 10 system?

What line in which configuration files in the /etc/ftpd directory do I have to check to ensure that anonymous FTP has been disabled? From my understanding now, to ensure that anonymous FTP is ...
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CentOS 6 VSFTP 553 Could not create file

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 ...
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ftp server log to include more information

I am implementing the ftp server on linux box (fedora 11, vsftpd). Everything works good so far but i need Ftp server log files to contain transfer rate information. At the moment when I use "get " ...
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proftpd does not change default group for new files

I am Trying to configure ProFTPd to change group for newly created files/directories. In my config I have this: <Directory /home/*> GroupOwner www </Directory> Which does not seem to ...
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Two exact copies of folder using FTP and command-line only

I'm looking for any solution that will allow me to emulate functionallity similar to Dropbox/rsync using only FTP protocol and command-line. The general problem is, that I have to run it on a very ...
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How to override port settings when connecting to a public wifi?

I am connecting to a free public wifi, I want to connect or use other ports like FTP and SSH. What are the possibility to override it? In order to connect to the internet, They are requiring me to add ...
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I uninstalled vsftpd, but I can still connect with sftp

I installed vsftpd and was in the process of configuring it. When I sent the vsftpd server stop command: sudo service vsftpd stop I received: stop: Unknown instance So I went ahead and ...
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How can I queue up an entire directory for FTP?

Currently I know how to do this: curl -T file.zip ftp://server.domain.com/ --user username:password Which will let me do a single file. However I can't figure out how to do it for a directory. I ...
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FTP Upload Hook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run a command when a directory's contents are updated? I need to be notified and perform other tasks when a file is uploaded onto my server. Is there any ...
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How to limit ftp speed

I have multiple user on a server, they upload and download their file through FTP, sometimes some heavy transfer make high load on server, I am wondering is there any way to limit ftp speed to avoid ...
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How to Download from an FTP site

I am using: SCO_SV scosysv 3.2 5.0.7 i386, and I am trying to download ssh and install it. But the only way I can do it, is by using FTP. I have tried the following: # ftp ftp> ftp2.sco.com ...
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affordable cloud space for a duplicity backup? [closed]

I'm searching for around 1TB of cloud space for backup using the Unix/Linux duplicity backup tool? Are there any recommendations?
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Cannot FTP more than 5791 bytes

On my home Kubuntu 11.10 machine I have discovered that I cannot upload via FTP any single files that is larger than 5791 bytes. I have tried to two different FTP servers (not anonymous rather my ...
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Incrementally backup FTP to local computer

I want to backup a FTP directory (not backup to) with a cron script running daily. I'd prefer a solution that could sync the FTP to my local computer; only copy files changed and remove files that ...
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Will a account get locked while logging in FTP mode to a remote server whose password has already expired in UNIX

I have a FTP user id to a remote server, the password for which has expired.The account is getting locked if connection is being made in FTP mode to the server with the old(expired) password. Is ...
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Permisions overwritten when files are transfered via FTP. What to do?

Got my web server up and running using apache2 with the ability to ftp to /var/www folder. However, if I make an update to .html and copied over the file via ftp, the file's permisions become more ...
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Create a fake shell in Linux?

I am not talking about shell programming or making a whole new shell like Bourne or Korn Shell.... I just want a user accessing ftp through port 21 to be directed to this shell which can support some ...
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What is the easiest way to set up a FTP server single signon pointing to /var/www?

I've tried following numerous tutorials found on the net. The setup always starts out simple like sudo apt-get intstall vsftpd and then goes into edditing the /etc/vsftp.conf file. This is where ...
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vsftpd: Passwordless authentication to different directory

I am configuring a vsftpd server and the requirements are: I need a user resourcesadmin with home directory /var/www/resources with password authentication and FTP with write access (already done) I ...
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VPS not replying on ftp port 21 using pure-ftpd

There is no response from my VPS when I connect to the ftp service on port 21. It's a Linux server with kloxo and pure-ftp. I have been using it without troubles from past 8 months. I installed ...
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FTP timeout FIRST time [closed]

I'm using PureFTPd on MacOSX (Snow Leopard, not server version). When trying to access the FTP account from the outside via dyndns (e.g. using https://www.wormly.com/test_ftp_server) the connection ...
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Remove directory in ftp

This is probably very simple, but I really can't get it to work. I have an old directory with a symlink in it. I need to delete the directory, but it says it is not empty when I try: rm -f dirname ...
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How to add folder to existing user [proftpd]

As we know we can add folder to user using useradd user -p user_passwd -d /home/ftp/user_dir/ -s /bin/false but how to add folder to existing user, for example /home/ftp/root for root ?
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Creating a proFTPd user

I'm setting up a proFTPd server so I can upload files to my webserver, but I've never tried this before. I've installed proftpd, added a user with a home folder: /home/FTP-shared and added /bin/false ...
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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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debian lenny ftp not working?

I've installed ftp in my debian lenny virtual server with apt-get install ftp and it uses the archive ftp_0.17-18_amd64.deb. But when I type ftp command into my shell there isn't any response? When I ...
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Hiding files on FTP server

I have an Ubuntu server and I run an FTP server on it. I changed its folder structure and want to restrict access of users to some of the files not all of them in a way that other files be hidden to ...
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How to delete the oldest file over FTP using CURL?

I am trying to write a script that will use CURL to FTP to a folder on a file server, then count the files in that folder. If there are more than 5 files, delete the oldest one. I know how to delete ...
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What is a reliable way to automate FTP upload of 'the newest file in directory X'?

I have this folder full of files. Once per day, I want the newest of the files to be FTPed automatically to a file server.
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How to ensure users can’t login to the system except with FTP? [closed]

How can I ensure that users can't login to the system except with FTP?
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Automate file transfer from Windows to Unix

I have the following situation: users update csv/txt files on daily basis on Windows. I use those flat files as input for my Oracle scripts which is on Unix. I need help on script/method of ...
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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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FTP files from one remote server to another

I am trying to find out how I can transfer files from one directory/server to another directory/server? What I need to consider is that I should transfer files that are created TODAY only. i.e. the ...
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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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FTP over SSL in AIX (UNIX)

Folks over at SO couldn't answer this, so I am posting over here. I need to do an FTP over SSL to a FileZilla Server running on a Windows server from an AIX Unix clien. I have the Host name of the ...
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Does “226 Transfer complete” guarantee the consistency between local and remote files when using ftp?

I have some automated scripts which perform FTP uploads among other things. I'm wondering what level of error checking I should conduct once these uploads have finished executing. Could anything go ...
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Is it possible to transfer files in a date range via FTP

I need to transfer a large number of files from an FTP server to a new server. There could be thousands of files so I would like to limit it to files that were uploaded in the last three months - is ...
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SSH, FTP, HTTP stopped working

I'm facing a problem with a Linux webserver of mine. It's a VM Ubuntu 10.4 LTS which runs a Wordpress network site. Out of the blue with no changes being made on the back end, ftp has stopped as has ...
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vsftpd filezilla timout error

I have an vsftpd setup. When I try to upload a large number of files, a lot of files fail with a timeout error. After some analysis, I saw this pattern as follow before every error, but I don't know ...
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FTP server - directories

I have been playing around with several ftp servers and can't get the configuration I want. I want to allow both anonymous and standard user login, user logins are fine with the default pure-ftpd ...
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Unable to connect by FTP to a Debian AWS server (ami-aa46b4c3)

I've launched an AWS instance with the image debian-6.0-squeeze-i386-server-20110323 (ami-aa46b4c3) and I am trying to set up a FTP server. I have tried several ftp servers but nothing seems to work. ...