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Set home directory of a user to root?

I would like to set the home directory for ftpuser to root. That's my command: # adduser ftproot -shell /bin/false -home /var/www What is the directory term for root?
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vsftpd conditional pasv_address (internal ip vs. external ip)

I have a vsftpd server setup that i'd like to be able to access with passive transfer from an external ip (use of my domain name) and also from my local network (192.168.1.x). Currently I have ...
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Restrict FTP user to access only its own directory and Download Only

I need to create a user which can only FTP to specific directory and download data from it only no upload or delete files. After searching on line I reached to following points useradd -g 10 -d ...
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FTP: get the latest file in sever

This is really really pain in the ass. I have a ftp server running, and it irregularly generates the latest file. The file is store as: Home->T22:30:10->new.txt, and the latest one would be (a new ...
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FTP: Removing an entire directory

Is there any way to delete a non-empty directory in Linux using FTP? I am using client, and I wish to delete the directory in a remote server. I have looked into wget and curl. What do you guys ...
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Unable to connect FTP: 530 Login incorrect

My account has been created on a LINUX server and I am able to login through putty. I have changed my password also. But, to move a file there, I tried to connect that server through FTP client. I ...
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How can I download a file from a FTP server, then automatically delete it from the server once the download completes?

From the command line, I want to download a file from a FTP server. Once the download completes, I want the file to be deleted on the server. Is there any way to do this? Originally I considered ...
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FTP error “553 Could not create file” in RHEL

We need to transfer a file from local machine to remote machine. Remote machines settings are as below: [540607@hsldevoradb ~]$ su - Saphr002 Password: [Saphr002@hsldevoradb ~]$ pwd /odi/CSV/in ...
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gFTP - Received File Is (Allegedly) Larger Than Original!

I am using gFTP to transfer a large gzip file (the gFTP window says it is ~3.7GB). However an hour after saying it the transfer was 99% completed and had 00:00:00 time remaining and says the received ...
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Why doesn't wget -r get all FTP subdirectories?

When I did the command : wget -r ftp://user:paswword@ftp.xxxx.ovh.net/ It's missing any sub-sub-directories. Does recursive FTP have a limit?
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I can't use the command ftp

When I try to install ftp: $ sudo yum install ftp Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile Setting up Install Process No package ftp available. Error: Nothing to do ...
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How can I connect and upload to this FTP host on the console?

A vendor has provided these FTP connection params so I can upload some data for them... Host: host.com Port: 46800 Protocol: FTP – File Transfer Protocol Encryption: Require implicit FTP over TLS ...
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FTP issues after installing DD-WRT

I have recently installed DD-WRT on my D-Link DIR-615 router (rev. D3). Everything seems fine but I cannot connect to some (most) FTP servers anymore. Any ideas what can cause this issue? -- ...
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Testing outgoing FTP with fake data

I would like to implement a fake FTP transfer in a program I'm working on. Basically I just want there to be FTP traffic happening in the background for a variable length of time. Similar to how iperf ...
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How to meter FTP upload progress in telnet

I'm working on a script using telnet to connect to an ftp server and dropping a big file on it. Because of the environment of the project, I need to use ftp and cannot rely on other techniques like ...
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What should file permissions be set to in order for an FTP editor to work?

I installed git on my server and cloned my development repository using the root user. The permissions appeared to have been set to: Files: -rw-r--r-- Directories: drwxr-xr-x I previously had ...
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Unable to delete files via FTP?

I have a couple of FTP users who can access my (pseudo) server running vsftpd under Mint Linux. They are restricted to a specific directory and below via chroot(). Whilst they can access the files ...
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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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Is it possible to mount a subdirectory in ftp server via curlftpfs

Currently I'm running this command: curlftpfs user_name:password@hostname ~/mnt/sitename It mounts the contents of main ftp dir on server to ~/mnt/sitename. But on server I need to open public_html ...
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DNAT forwarding for FTP: No route to host

I have a single public IP for multiple VM, i need forward multiple ports for FTP service, i write these lines: iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i eth0 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 20:21 -j DNAT ...
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Super-slow LAN speed, unless downloading through Chrome's FTP client [closed]

I have connected 2 PCs using ethernet cable and set up FTP on one of them to transfer some >100GB of files. However, trying to download it, I run into a problem of speed not more than 50kB/s. It ...
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Speeding up Recursive FTP

I'm attempting to download a year's worth of data from an NOAA FTP Server using wget (or ncftpget). However, it takes way longer than it should due to FTP's overhead (I think). For instance, this ...
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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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A secure way to confine FTP login users to a single directory

I needed to provide multiple users FTP logins, some able to write, some only to read, to a single FTP root directory. I very much wanted that they not see of the file system anything above that ...
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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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Controlling ftp access with vsftpd

I'll preface this with the fact that I'm a bit of a newb with linux and especially with vsftpd. However, I had it set up such that I was able to upload files to a VPS I set up. The only problem is ...
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Creating FTP User who doesn't get 403 on created folders/files - Ubuntu

I've got an Ubuntu 14.04 server running apache2 If I SSH in, I can create a directory and files in /var/www/html and they are served appropriately. If I FTP in with a user I setup (whose 'home' I ...
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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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how to install a lftp program on centOS

how to install a lftp program on CentOS and use it to transfer files between servers. I need some help on how to transfer files use lftp. I used the below command but got an error as bad command. ...
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Is it possible to edit vsftpd.conf giving ftp access to an user to only a few directories inside the server?

I want to know if a user can access multiple directories in a ftp server and no other directories. I want access to more than 1 directory. I know how to restrict access to a single directory by giving ...
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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 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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How to upload a file from a Unix server to a network drive using Putty?

I want to upload a file from a Unix Server to a network mapped drive using Putty. Now the Network Mapped drive (in Windows) holds an address something like \......... and is named MyDrive I have been ...
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in Bash, how to not include extra arguments in an alias?

I am trying to do something like alias ftp='echo do not use ftp. Use sftp instead.' just so that ftp will not be accidentally used. But I noticed that ftp abcd.com will cause the command to ...
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proftpd conf on debian

Iam new to linux / debian Im trying to configure an ftp server in debian using proftpd. I installed the package A user is created when it is installed I put a password to this user and it is working ...
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Sh Script using ftp to put a list of files

So my Script looks something like this: #... files="$(find $line/processed/* 2>/dev/null)" #2>/dev/null used for error output suppression if [[ ! -z "$files" ]] then ...
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centos folder permission ftp user and apache

I have some folder, need anybodies php scripts can create sub folder/files and unlink files. I do sudo chown -R apache:apache /var/www/public_html/a But after that, my ftp user cannot upload files ...
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how to transfer files between two ftps

I need to transfer files from my ftp to another, is there any tool to put two access and I transfer from one to another without downloading the files to my machine?
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CentOS Local User not able to view directories/files via FTP login

Currently running CentOS 6.5 with vsftpd. As a newbie, I would like to explain my process and then have the proper process explained back to me from scratch which I believe will solve my issue. I am ...
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Writing to an interactive prompt

I’m using the ftp command line tool and want combine scripted input with user input. With only user input the prompt looks like this: ftp> But when I try to insert some input with a script, like ...
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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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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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How to specify username and password in ftp command?

I want to automate a call to ftp in a shell script. If I type $ftp somehost.domain.com I am prompted for a username and password. I want to give that username and password as part of the call to ...
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multiple ftp user sharing common home directory

I want to setup like mentioned, where I can create multiple ftp users with having same home directory. What I have tried so far, Created new user with pointing to the directory of ftp user as home, ...
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Grant FTP access to specific directory

I have setup CentOS on a box on my local network and installed httpd, PHP, Webmin (and UserMin) etc. I opted for ProFTPd and have opened up ports for FTP, Webmin and Apache. I can now access Webmin ...
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Why can't I transfer a file via wget (FTP) using exec() function in PHP?

Put simply, I can't work out why the code below won't carry out a file transfer? I have been assured by the sysadmin staff on the remote server that there are no permissions/firewall issues that could ...
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FTP “put” not copying file to remote host when ran from shell script but copies the file to remote host when ran manually

ftp -n ${FTP_HOST} << STOP user ${FTP_USERNAME} ${FTP_PASSWORD} binary lcd ${FTP_FROM_DIR} cd ${FTP_TO_DIR} put ${reportFileName} STOP That is my code which is not ...
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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 connection to Linux Mint: 550 Permission denied. Error: Critical file transfer error

I am using Linux Mint and Apache on my laptop as my own made web server. I can display the html file if I connect to the IP adress. I can display all files in my hard drive if I connect using ...
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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 ...