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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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Download specific files with FTP?

I am trying to use FTP to download several hundred files within a directory. Is there a way to only download specific files with FTP? Ideally, I would like to match specific files using a regular ...
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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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Shell script: whole directory to the remote ftp server

I am trying to ftp some recording files to a remote server for backup every night. I am very confused regarding shell script. My question / problem is : I want to move the whole folder/directory ...
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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 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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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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File uploads successfully however it is 0 bytes

I have an interesting problem where I have the ability to upload files, change permissions, download files using FTP on Cent OS. However, the interesting and annoying part is that the files are ...
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How to allow a particular user to access the FTP?

Anonymous / FTP users are allowed to access the FTP. Suppose if there is a user named as JOE then how can I allow him to access the FTP?
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How do I set the default ftp root folder for an Ubuntu user connecting to VSFTPD?

How do I set/change the default ftp root folder for a specific user? I want to be able to create a developer account that homes to different sites on a development box depending on what is currently ...
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Forward every port depending on domain

A friend and I are doing some little webhosting for us. Currently all the pages are running on one Server via Apache2's virtual hosts. Know we wanna make single servers for each site with ssh-access, ...
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Configure vsftpd allow access to mounted ISO file

I am having problems to allow anonymous FTP access to a directory that mounted a ISO file. No change to /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf RHEL 6.5 DVD ISO file saved to /var/ftp/pub/ISO/rhel6_5.iso ...
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priv_sock_get_cmd error with vsftpd

I've installed vsftpd on my local system. When trying to connect to it using filezilla I get following error: Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message... Response: 500 OOPS: ...
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vsftpd limit users to /home/user/minecraft

So using vsftpd I want to lock a user to /home/theirname/Minecraft. I can't change their home directory because a program I'm using(McMyAdmin) will try to reinstall itself but I don't want them having ...
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Configuring FTP server in redhat

I have installed vsftpd in redhat. Everything was file untill I fould that when I log into ftp server using: ftp localhost or fileZilla I get following errors: ERROR: - 500 OOPS: cannot change ...
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gvfs-mount auto password

I would like to make shortcuts for gvfs mounts (I prefer to mount from the shell). For this, it is quite necessary/convenient not to have to enter the password for the ftp:// and sftp:// connections . ...
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Security for a web server for multiple people?

I have an apache web server set up where multiple people have their websites hosted, mostly php based websites. The problem is, when these people upload their website files, it has read permissions ...
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FTP and iptables. Connection fails but ports are open

I installed proftp on my machine. With iptables disabled I can connect to the machine, using ftp-client or telnet. With iptables connection fails - telnet says "Connection failed" # works telnet ...
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rsync: samba vs ftp for backup

I need to back up ~0.5 TB of files (about 600,000 of them) from a Windows Server 2003 machine to a CentOS 6.4 machine across a 100MB network, and update them once a night. The backup script would be ...
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Right settings of vsftpd?

I installed vsftpd on Linux Mint, I changed some settings to the configuration file so it permits anonymous users, however I want to redirect them to a certain directory where they can upload files. ...
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Changing drives in FTP

I am using RHEL6 and I connect to FileZilla FTP Server in Windows 2008 Server which has more than 10 drives. I have access to all of them but for my user C:\ is Home Directory. I want to change to ...
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Enable previous command cycling at ftp prompt

Currently on pressing arrow keys or Ctrl+P/N, I see characters like ftp> ^[[A ftp> ^[[B ftp> ^P ftp> ^N I would like to know, how to configure the ftp prompt so that I am able to view ...
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How to access the Local FTP YUM repo from client Machine

I setup the FTP server on Machine A 192.168.1.105 and created the YUM repo. And placed following contents in it. #vi rhel-localftp.repo [rhel-localftp.rep] name=bla bla bla ...
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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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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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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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How to configure mounted FTP connection

I'm using latest CentOS with Gnome, and using bookmarked FTP connection, that connects to my server, and mounts remote directory. The thing is, I see no way to configure that FTP client, whatever that ...
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How to get the timezone of a FTP server?

With lftp, when I do ls I get the listing of the files on the FTP server, with their date. However, the timezone is not displayed. On my local machine, I can do ls -l --time-style=full-iso to see ...
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AIX ftpd - how to set umask for a given user?

I know how can I change the umask settings for all the users using ftpd, but how can I change the umask for a given user using FTPD? AIX/6100-05-02-1034 FTP server (Version 4.2)
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ftp option to overwrite file if different size

There is a script (bsh) running in a AIX 7.1 machine. The script is to download some files via FTP from another machine. I need to stop it later because some guy need to have maintenace over the ...
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Do we need to chmod a shell script before it can be rsh

I tried to rsh a shell script from OpenVms to a Red Hat linux. It seems that it is not executed. I created the shell script in OpenVms and Ftp it to the linux. I then ls -la the folder in linux: ...
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Test FTP Username and Password

I'm working on a program that involves uploading some files via FTP. However, I'd like to abort the process if the username and password given by the user are incorrect. Is there any way to "test" if ...
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(Pure FTP) FTP User login directory

I've installed Open Panel, which seems to ship with Pure FTP server. I added a linux user ftpuser, and now I can log in with it. I'd like to specify a directory to which this user starts with when it ...
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File permissions on uploaded files

This is hopefully a simple question. I have a VPS set up running LAMP and accepting FTP connections. the only problem with my setup at the moment seems to be that apache is denied access to uploaded ...
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how to know on my linux machine if connection VIA sftp is active

I have Linux machine red-hat 5.X please advice - which what command I can identify if someone is tiring to copy files from my machine VIA sftp or ftp is it possible to verify this on my Linux machine ...
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Return code is always 0 after running echo “\$ macroName ” | ftp -i mymachine

I cannot seem to retrieve a non-zero return code when calling the ftp macro. It doesn't matter what errors are encountered during the ftp macro execution e.g. directory doesn't exist, file doesn't ...
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uploaded file via filezilla to proftp server(on ubuntu 14.04 lts) but reported 550 error

uploaded file via filezilla to proftp server(on ubuntu 14.04 lts) but reported 550 error 550 download.html: Permission denied Error: Critical file transfer error I try to set the directory to ...
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FTP download problems with iptables — Port 21 connection is allowed but “Network is unreachable”

I'm trying to connect to an FTP site but with, e.g., wget: Logging in as anonymous ... Logged in! ==> SYST ... done. ==> PWD ... done. ==> TYPE I ... done. ==> CWD (1) /gcrypt/gnutls ...
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vsftpd does not allow chrooted users write to directory

I installed vsftpd on ubuntu 12.04 and chrooted local users, in order not to let them see the other parts of system. but when a local user wants to login into ftp it gives out this error: 500 OOPS: ...
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Not able to deny selected local user to login ftp server

I added the below 2 lines in the end of the configuration file /etc/vsftpd.conf so as to deny a local user named 'tentenths' from loggin in the ftp server. I restarted the vsftpd service after the ...
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Not able to ftp remote server anonymously

I was not able to ftp to my remote server. I read Ubuntu doc to see how to resolve: https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/ftp-server.html Just now I installed vsftpd on my remote machine. Now ...
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“lftp” login still possible for “/etc/pam.d/vsftpd” blocked users

I have a ftp server running on the machine 192.168.122.50 Below are the last three directives from /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf file pam_service_name=vsftpd #userlist_enable=YES #userlist_deny=YES ...
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Carriage Return and Line Feed bit streams in a binary file during TFTP upload in ASCII mode

In case of TFTP, one can choose between "ASCII" or "octet" mode. As I have understood, 00001010(new-line) or 00001101(carriage return) bit streams in a binary file will get some sort of special ...
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vsftpd: 550 Failed to change directory

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. and ftp service I've installed vsftpd and it's working fine. But may I'm facing some user complexity. My system directory like: -/ --/home ----/rony --/vol When I list ...
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Implement ProFTPd server without chroot

Can I use ProFTPd without using a chroot jail (thereby preventing access to anything outside of the FTP root)? I have a requirement to have symlinks in my FTP source that point to locations outside of ...
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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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Backup Manager and Cron : CentOs and Ubuntu 11.10

I have two dedicated servers: one has CentOS, the other Ubuntu. I installed backup manager on both servers. But I have two different behaviors. On CentOS: The backup of my files is "every night". I ...
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How to limit ftp access to multiple places for one user

I don't even know how to write the correct question since it is a little confusing to ask it. Here is the problem. User X would like FTP access to /user/x folder and to /var/www/x folder. How can I ...
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How to ensure FTPeS uses a secure connection?

From: https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/FTPS Explicit: If a client does not request security, the FTPS server can either allow the client to continue insecure or refuse/limit the ...