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To achieve this need following things : Method 1# By changing User's Home directory Make sure following line exists chroot_local_user=YES Set User HOME Directory to /var/www/ , if you want to change for existing user then you can use : usermod --home /var/www/ username then set required permission on /var/www/ Method 2# If you don't want to ...


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It's quite simple. You have to add the following option on the vsftpd.conf file chroot_local_user=YES The documentation inside the configuration file is self-explanatory: # You may specify an explicit list of local users to chroot() to their home # directory. If chroot_local_user is YES, then this list becomes a list of # users to NOT chroot(). This ...


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SFTP is not FTP. It's the sftp subsystem of ssh, it's handled by the sshd daemon, not vsftpd or any FTP server. It's on the ssh TCP port (22), not the FTP port 21 (well FTP commands are on 21 while data connections are on arbitrary ports, and those multiple connections in FTP are one of the many reasons why SFTP is so much better than FTP). ss -lp sport = ...


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Your ftp server needs a channel to transfer data. Port 21 is used to establish the connection. So to make data transfer possible you'd need to enable port 20 as well. See the following configuraton First load the following module to make sure passive ftp connections are not rejceted modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp Allow FTP connections on port 21 incoming and ...


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In addition to Stephane's answer I'd like to point out that there is FTPS, too. FTPS is the classic FTP protocol over an SSL-secured connection. If you meant this you'd have to adjust your question of course, but it would be a completely different question then. There are two variations of FTPS, one were the control channel is secured (credentials etc) and ...


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A restart job has to kill an old instance first. What is happening here is that there isn't an old copy to kill. I advise you to try this command instead: /etc/init.d/vsftpd restart


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FTP is an ancient protocol. It relies on two TCP connections: a control connection over which commands are exchanged, and data connections for the content of files and also for the output of commands such as ls. What's happening here is that the control connection is established, but the data connections aren't going through. By default (active mode), data ...


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Adding NEW fixed it, I believe. Now, my iptables file look like this.. # Generated by iptables-save v1.3.5 on Thu Oct 3 22:25:54 2013 *filter :INPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :FORWARD ACCEPT [0:0] :OUTPUT ACCEPT [824:72492] -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 21 -m conntrack --ctstate NEW,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 20 -m conntrack --ctstate ...


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Interestingly enough, my vsftpd writes the versino string to stdin. So you probably need to do a rather unusual redirection of stdin to stdout: i=`/usr/sbin/vsftpd -version 0>&1` How to find this out: run it in strace (you'll need to do it as root) and check for the string. In my case the log ends like this: $ strace /usr/sbin/vsftpd -version ... ...


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That group should have rwx permissions on that folder. If not run chmod 775 <directory>


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You have few options: Set local_umask in vsftpd.conf to 022 instead of default 077 Set chmod_enable to YES and do CHMOD via ftp client (if it does not do so already) By the way, better to use scp, because it does not transmits your credentials in plaintext, and you can configure public key authentication, so you will not have to enter password each time, ...


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Please make sure the following setting is configured in your /etc/vsftpd.conf file anon_root=/example/directory/ # Directory to be used for an anonymous login if you are trying to create a soft link to redirect to certain directory then note that a soft links cannot resolve unless where they link to is inside the chroot area.


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The simple solution is to switch Filezilla to use passive mode when connecting to that FTP server. When you connect to FTP you use port 21 which is known as the control channel. This is the connection used to send commands and receive notifications on the results of the commands issued. Note that for file listings (the output to LIST), file transfer ...


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You have 2 options: chroot_local_user=YES chroot_list_enable=YES chroot_list_file=/etc/vsftpd/nonchroot.list Where file /etc/vsftpd/nonchroot.list should contail the users you don’t want to chroot. OR chroot_list_enable=YES chroot_list_file=/etc/vsftpd/chroot.list Where the file /etc/vsftpd/chroot.list should contain the users you want to be chrooted ...


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When using rsyslogd you can create a filter rule that matches some vsftp log messages of interest and emails them to you. Rsyslog has an email output module. Other syslog daemons may provide similar features. Perhaps you also need to adjust some vsftpd options to get all events of interest reported. In general, the question is, if you really want to get ...


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vsftpd is a FTP server implementing the FTP protocol. Some extensions for encryption are available for FTP, but they are completely different from SFTP which is a subsystem of SSH. If you want to use sftp, you need to configure a ssh server and enable the sftp subsystem (see the sshd_config man page for details). It's also possible to configure sftp with ...


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you can try playing with : cmds_allowed This options specifies a comma separated list of allowed FTP commands (post login. USER, PASS and QUIT and others are always allowed pre-login). Other commands are rejected. This is a powerful method of really locking down an FTP server. Example: cmds_allowed=PASV,RETR,QUIT Default: (none) cmds_denied ...


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Try port 21. That is the standard-ftp-port, not port 20, 20 is default for ftp-data.


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This tutorial would seem to be what you're looking for, titled: Setup Virtual Users and Directories in VSFTPD. excerpt In /etc/vsftpd.conf. listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES virtual_use_local_privs=YES write_enable=YES connect_from_port_20=YES secure_chroot_dir=/var/run/vsftpd pam_service_name=vsftpd guest_enable=YES user_sub_token=$USER ...


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After about 3 hours, I think I figured out why it is not working. Selinux context public_content_t is required for files shared via an FTP server, unless associated with a user home directory and looks like /var/ftp/pub does not qualify for home directory. After I mounted ISO file, the security context of rhel changed to system_u:object_r:iso9660_t:s0 and ...


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In spite of its name it supports FTP. The name VSFTPD stands for "Very Secure File Transport Protocol Daemon". abstract The FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is used as one of the most common means of copying files between computers over the Internet. Most web based download sites use the built in FTP capabilities of web browsers and therefore most server ...


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You could try the following in vsftp.conf:- anon_other_write_enable=YES The man page says:- If set to YES, anonymous users will be permitted to perform write operations other than upload and create directory, such as deletion and renaming. This is generally not recommended but included for completeness.


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You also need to add this configuration option: userlist_enable=YES Details userlist_deny — When used in conjunction with the userlist_enable directive and set to NO, all local users are denied access unless the username is listed in the file specified by the userlist_file directive. Because access is denied before the client is asked for a password, ...


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I did your command: /etc/init.d/vsftpd restart ps ax |egrep -i ftp My output was : root@mohsen-VirtualBox:/home/mohsen# ps ax |egrep -i ftp 1710 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/vsftpd 2736 pts/1 S+ 0:00 egrep --color=auto -i ftp Put output of service command Did you get : root@mohsen-VirtualBox:/home/mohsen# service vsftpd restart vsftpd ...


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Use netcat (I'm using traditional netcat syntax - package netcat-traditional package from Ubuntu) dest_machine$ nc -l -p 2222 > copied_dir_tree.tgz src_machine$ tar czf - dir_tree_to_copy/ | nc dest_machine_ip 2222 Probably the fastest way (without encryption, with on-fly compression)


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If you suspect SELinux as the culprit (ie, if any violations show up in /var/log/audit/audit.log when you attempt the upload or if the upload completes successfully after setting SELinux to permissive mode), then look into audit2allow to turn your failure audit messages into SELinux rules that will allow the actions you're attempting to perform.


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usermod -a -G tomcat7 dev_user. That will put dev_user into the secondary unix group of tomcat7, which will allow it to issue the rm command.


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This is fine. I had to do the same on my setup as well so that files could be uploaded. The biggest risk is that if there is a vulnerability in Wordpress, then this is a directory that a would be attacker could put payloads. But arguably they've already gained access to your Wordpress installation so you're already in trouble. Part of the price of ...


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Normally on StackExchange sites, answers are supposed to be comprehensive and not merely link to other resources. However, you're asking two pretty basic, but very broad, questions here. How do I configure the CentOS firewall? How do I configure vsftpd on CentOS? I can't write an answer which gives you everything you need to know about those, but I ...


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As http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_FTP_server_return_codes states, 550 Requested action not taken. File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access). You either don't have file system permissions to access these directories or the server is set up such that it treats /home as the file system root. You could of course have googled a bit and ...



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