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

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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 - ftp user cannot create folders

CentOS - I have created an ftp user that can log in remotely over the internet to the vsftpd server. Now I can log in via ftp, see all the directory listings (not limited/jailed) to any directory, ...
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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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What does pasv_enable and related field s mean in vsftpd.conf

I just installed vsftpd according to these directions. I am trying to get ftp working on my Ubuntu box that is using Amazon AWS. When I first tried this directions, it did not work. I was trying to ...
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How to configure SFTP so it behaves like ftp chrooting user to his home directory?

I have installed vsftpd utility on Fedora 10 to restrict users to their (chroot) home directories. It works fine when I use ftp prompt to connect. However it does not work when i connect using sftp. ...
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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 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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Uploading files to vsftpd stuck at 100%

I'm using filezilla and when I try to upload file using WAN, I get the following: Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message... Status: Initializing TLS... Status: Verifying ...
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500 OOPS: cannot change directory VSFTPD and S3FS

So, I am receiving the "500 OOPS cannot change directory" from VSFTPD ONLY when I have my S3 bucket mounted. It connects and changes directories just fine when I unmount the S3 bucket. Has anyone ...
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Authentication vsftpd account using remote LDAP user

I'm trying to authenticate vsftpd from LDAP logins which hosted remotely another server . vsftpd hosted on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-48-generic x86_64) amazon aws . from the LDAP server ...
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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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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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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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How to disable Directory path for vsftpd users

I have configured vsftpd server on RHEL7. The FTP is hosted under /ftprepo Below are some of the ftp folder structure /ftprepo/company1/project1 /ftprepo/company1/project2 /ftprepo/company1/project3 /...
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Can't start vsftpd on Fedora

I have installed vsftpd on my new Eee pc with Fedora 18: sudo yum install vsftpd How is it? : systemctl is-active vsftpd.service and got failed Then systemctl status vsftpd.service got ...
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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 /etc/...
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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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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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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 (localhost:...
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selinux blocking vsftpd directory listing

I am trying to get a better understanding of selinux and configuring a local ftp repository on Centos7. I installed vsftpd on my host. I created a repository on my host: /var/ftp/pub/centos7 EFI ...
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How do I get SFTP/FTP setup

So I have another question, I would like to setup FTP/SFTP I know that ftp is not as secure but what I am trying to accomplish is to allow a user (web) to be able to login via sftp or ftp and upload/...
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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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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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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 /etc/...
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ftp failing to retrieve directory listing

I'm trying to connect to my ftp server but I'm getting Status: Disconnected from server Status: Connecting to 127.0.0.1:21... Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message... Status: ...
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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 user@...
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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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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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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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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 "::ffff:xxx.xxx.xx.xx"...
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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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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 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 ...