VSFTPD ("Very Secure FTP Daemon") is an FTP server for Unix-like systems, including Linux.

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vsftpd full anonymous access

I'm runnning vsftpd on Raspberry Pi, Debian 7.0. I want to use it to do backups in my Home-LAN only, so security is not an issue (behind NAT/Firewall, only trusted users). I would like full access as ...
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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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SELinux Write access for vsftpd and samba

This should be easy enough I think, but I'm new to SELinux. I have a CentOS 6 file server. I have some LVM file systems at /var/media and I want to use both Samba and FTP to share them with a Windows ...
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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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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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vsftp and folder permissions weird behavour

I have setup an ftp server on a Centos6 machine using vsftpd. This service runs on a virtual box machine just for testing-demo purposes. My setup allows anonymous connections to the ftp server with ...
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Copies to NFS server write to mount point, not to mounted drive

I have a drive mounted at /home/ftpuser/uploads, and the /home/ftpuser folder is also exported via NFS. FTP uploads to the uploads folder work as intended. If I unmount the drive, the files disappear, ...
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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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vsftp user authentication problems

I configured my ftp user's home dir to /var/www and set a password but I cannot login with ftp 127.0.0.1, it keep giving me 530 Login incorrect. Why is this? I'm sure I have typed the password right. ...
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Vsftpd server will not create ftp user directory

When I try to login to my ftp server I get 500 OOPS: cannot change directory:/mnt/users/alex When I try to do the same thing with sftp I get packet_write_wait: Connection to 10.0.0.8 port ...
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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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unable to start or stop vsftpd

When I try to start vsftpd it fails. When running netstat -anp | grep :21 I get the following result: tcp 0 0 :::21 :::* LIST EN 4046/proftpd What can I do to make sure that vsftpd starts and ...
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Unable to start vsftpd service on CentOS 6.6

I have installed vsftpd ftp server on CentOS 6.6 with yum, But I can't start vsftpd service. When I run /etc/init.d/vsftpd start, I get Starting vsftpd for vsftpd: [FAILED] with no ...
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Permission/Ownership issue with secondary FTP account

I have Centos 6.5 final. I have chroot setup and working properly and I also installed vsftpd. I now need to create a new user named extDeveloper and give this user access to a specific account. I ...
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vsftpd: virtual user not able to upload file or create directory

I created 2 virtual users for ftp (vsftpd): bholu1 and bholu2 I wanted bholu1 to have write access, access to make directory and upload permission. For that I have set up the user bholu1 as below but ...
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FTP Over SSL not accessible from outside network

We have setup an FTP server over SSL with configuration using vsftpd as below (/etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf): pam_service_name=vsftpd local_enable=YES write_enable=YES local_umask=022 anonymous_enable=NO ...
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Denying access to multiple directories in vsftpd.conf

I am trying to use the deny_file directive to prevent users from accessing several directories inside a local root, using vsftpd. For example, I would like to forbid users from entering inside the ...
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VSFTPD FileZilla GnuTLS error -15 (unexpected TLS packet was received)

I set up two new CentOS 7 boxes simultaneously, so the configurations should be identical, just different ip addresses and host names. I installed VSFTPD and configured for passive ports. One box ...
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TLS on vsftpd in browser does not exist: 530 Non-anonymous sessions must use encryption

I have installed vsftpd on debian 8 and I configured it in /etc/vsftpd.conf like so: listen=YES pam_service_name=vsftpd use_localtime=YES anonymous_enable=YES anon_root=/var/ftproot/anonymous ...
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Brute force attack on vsftp server not showing failed authentication in log

My server is running Debian 8 with vsftpd version 3.0.2-17. Recently my vsftpd.log filled up with the following: vsftpd.log Mon Mar 7 18:13:44 2016 [pid 13499] CONNECT: Client ...
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ls command in ftp> not working!

I was practicing ftp but faced an issue: ls command isn't working on ftp> . Why? I checked on 2 remote servers but ls didn't work on either and gave different output when ls was executed. Please see ...
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“sudo service vsftpd” returns “Unknown job: vsftpd” [closed]

I installed vsftpd on ubuntu 14.04 and when I want to stop or restart vsftpd service this message showed and nothing happened in service status! root@ali-lap:/home/ali# service vsftpd restart stop: ...
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What are the settings to correct vsftpd “500 OOPS: cannot change directory” error?

My question is what settings do I need to change and/or commands to run to allow me to log into my vsftpd system? I am getting this error, when I login using ftp instead of sftp: Name ...
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home directory restriction

I am in serious doubt and need to implement to specific area Scenario A normal user , he can create file and folder in his home directory .he wouldn't not permitted to delete folder and file ...
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Set vsftpd user to use specific folder only

How do I set a specific user to use only one folder? Problem is, it's a Windows share, mounted to /media/ftpshare. I want to create an FTP user who will access only that folder. I have tried to edit ...
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How to disable SFTP for a user, but keep FTP enabled

I've created a user called "ftp-acc" and limited it to a single directory using VSFTPD. When I login to the account in Filezilla using FTP, it is successfully restricted to a single directory. ...
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Login incorrect when trying to login to VSFTPD

I'm setting up a new linux server and have installed VSFTPD. I can login to FTP fine using the root user, but not using my new user "AMP". I'm using the same password I'd use to login as AMP in SSH so ...
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service vsftpd restart : not working

I edited /etc/vsftpd.conf on my remote server. Now to restart the vsftpd, I ran ravbholua@ravi:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/vsftpd restart [sudo] password for ravbholua: Rather than invoking init scripts ...
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ECONNREFUSED vsftpd on ubuntu 14.04

I am running vsftpd on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. I can easily connect to the ftp server when I'm on the same network and connect to it using its local ip. I use to be able to connect to it using my ...
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file permissions is getting differed with the umask value while using sftp

I have set up the jail rooted sftp environment on port 222 with umask 0002. I have created the jail rooted user whose home directory is on nfs mount point. When I have tried to upload the files , I ...
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Creating a manual delay (30 seconds) on server side (VSFTPD ) - while a bash client sends to it some files using curl

I have created a shell script in ubuntu that connects to a vsftp server using curl and transfer some files. In my testing 3 files and each file will take 0.3 seconds to get transferred (very fast to ...
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Installing vsftpd - 500 OOPS: could not bind listening IPv4 socket?

I have to set up a FTP server on my machine. I have installed vsftpd using the command: sudo apt-get install vsftpd I then edited the configuration file vsftpd.conf in the location /etc. The file ...
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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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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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Directory Contents Not Listed When Connecting To CentOS 7 VSFTPD

OS: CentOS 7 with VSFTPD with firewall turned off for the moment Client: Filezilla VSFTPD Configuration Settings: Used [root@Turbo ~]# vi /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf anonymous_enable=NO ...
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VSFTPD and ability to write to root

I successfully implemented VSFTPD on CentOS 7, however I would like to know if it is possible to write to the root. Here is a fragment of my VSFTPD configuration file. [root@Turbo media]# vi ...
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500 OOPS: chroot on vsftpd login

I'm aware this question has been asked a lot in the past, but my problem seems to be a bit different. I'm using vsftpd on my CentOS 7 server and I have specified chroot_local_user to YES in ...
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Setting up a VSFTPD Server and Client

I have created two VM running Ubuntu 12.04, I am trying to set one up as a server and another as a client. I have installed vsftpd using sudo apt-get install vsftpd and then I changed my config file ...
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vsftp doesn't respect chmod setting when uploading outside my local network

Yo! I've a ftp server on my linux machine and I've set the following rules: I keep group and owner and chmod it to 775. When I use it at home (192.168.x.x) it's ok, files keep their group and user ...
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vsftpd, 553 Could not create file. How do I chown two different users?

I'm new to linux, but I'm learning! I'm running CentOS 6.7 with nginx and I'm trying to get vsftpd to work. I can log in via FTP okay, but when I try to write a file, I get an "553 Could not create ...
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(vsftpd) uploaded file group

I'm creating an ftp server with vsftpd, and I've almost finished, the only thing remaining is when I upload a file (logged as an user U), the file belongs to a group which has the same name (so group ...
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Is it Safe to open port 35000:40000 for FTP data connections

I recently got hacked so im being careful when changing the settings in my CentOS 7 iptables. I just opened ports 35000 to 40000 for FTP PASV connection, will this represent any security risks?
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500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd - Interoperability failure

When i give 1 user named gja allow acces to my vsftpd setup i get this error when i want to connect: 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd - Interoperability failure But when i turn that one user thing off it ...
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vsFTPd cannot directory listing

Hey guys This problem really messed me up. I'm using LFS 7.7 OS and linux 3.19 compiled from source. FTP can be login perfectly but cannot list the diretory or file. Can anyone help? vsftpd.conf ...
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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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another problem “oops 500 cannot change directory” vsftpd server

I have the same problem as discussed here: What are the settings to correct vsftpd "500 OOPS: cannot change directory" error? but setsebool commands are not recognized in my OS, I am ...
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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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All files are not getting downloaded by SFTP script

I have a sftp file script with below details,my server folder like BCP11,BCP12,BCP13,BCP14.....BCPXX. In which BCPDUMP folder have files. Filename : file_sftp.sh #!/usr/bin/expect spawn sftp ...
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Can't FTP into Google Compute Engine instance using Debian

After trying to setup vsftpd on my google compute engine instance, I was unable to completely connect to the FTP server. After attempting to login with FileZilla, I got this response: Status: ...
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vsftpd 2.2.2 - 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd

I'm very new to Linux, and I'm currently experimenting with it and several services in order to familiarize myself to it. I've installed vsftpd to access the machine over ftp however I'm getting the ...