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Creating a simple FTP server

I'm a bit confused about the terminology for Linux FTP servers. I'm just attempting to set up a simple FTP server. I thought was accomplished by FTPd but there seems to be no client/server for FTPd. ...
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How to transfer files from remote server to local machine when ssh'd in to remote server

I am trying to transfer files from a remote server to my local machine using FTP. I am ssh'd on to the remote server and want to connect to my local machine. The remote server runs on a Linux ...
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Docker container upload permission

I started to play with docker. I'm using: https://laradock.io/ for my laravel project. So I have docker on my laptop (making server out of it) which is connected to the same network that my desktop ...
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FTP to download file from one linux to another

I would have an exam in few days about basic stuff on linux(I'm not familiar with linux therefore I'm studying for it). There would be two linux machines VM1 and VM2 on VMware, that connect via ...
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Renaming a file on FTP server with a timestamp variable

From my linux machine, I connect remotely to an FTP server using the following command: ftp ftp://USERNAME:PASSWORD@FTPSERVER/array1/DIR1/DIR2/ In this DIR2 there is a file called running_config ...
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Transferring file from local computer to remote server

I would like to transfer a zip file from my local server to a remote server. I used the following command which contain host, port, and username as follows: scp "$somepath/${file}.zip" "$ftp_user"@"...
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Why would an lftp mirror operation slow down over time?

I have CCTV server that is backed up daily to a remote ftp server using an lftp command. The CCTV server saves videos to a new folder each day, the backup runs once a day at 1am, so each backup only ...
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How to mount ftp mounted .iso file to ubuntu

In my windows, I have created a folder. I have mounted that folder using curlftps. It was successful. there's a .iso file (centos.iso) in that folder. Then I tried to mount that iso image to my linux ...
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ftp passive mode and php

I have an Apache web server running on this machine with Debian stable, this PHP program have to connect using FTP to a remote online server among other things. Everything worked fine until I ...
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Change permissions of users and groups? [closed]

How can I list all users and groups and change their permissions? I try to update Wordpress but my FTP user intranet_admin has not enough permissions and is unable to create a directory. Update ...
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How to download multiple files at a time using mget command from FTP Server without pressing y everytime?

I want to download multiple files from a FTP server (Android app). I used FTP client and mget command (Ubuntu Terminal). But it prompts me to enter y or n for every file that I want to download. I ...
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Debian 9 ProFTPD iptables configuration

I am trying to configure iptables for ProFTPD on Debian 9. Access will be from within a LAN. There is no NAT involved.Based on what i have read so far, this doesn't warrant Passive FTP? The only ...
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Pushing files and folders to a specific folder on ftp

I'm building a website, which I'm pushing online using Filezilla. But this is monotonous and I'm sure could be done with a script. So far I figured out this much: I connect with the ftp server using ...
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Are there any tools to monitor network requests at very low-level?

I would like to monitor the web/ftp requests made by Zypper when we install a package. But none of the suggested network monitoring tools seem to identify the requests made by Zypper. So far, I've ...
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Is SFTP/FTP file upload size configurable in Linux?

I have a number of Quartz timers, which run monthly, generate csv files and upload it to my server using ftp & sftp (on different machines) protocols. This was working all good for me until last ...
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ftp and rsync upload speed limited

I'm uploading a file through rsync and I found my upload speed is 10 times slower than what my ISP allows: rsync -a --info=progress2 --human-readable --rsh="sshpass -p pass ssh -l me8" folder ...
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How to combine secure access and data incoming from unidentified clients

A production server with Centos7 in an institutional network (university) is to store a website and to receive data files of an experiment, coming from a big number of computers. The question is about ...
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Is there a place where FTP transfers are logged?

Ok, let's say I am responsible for old application that I don't really know the details of, I am trying to secure my server, and someone suggested to forbid the 21 port that used for FTP. But I am ...
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Home dir of ftp user in /var/www

I am trying to make a web server with Centos 7, I am trying to give access to a certain user in the /var/www dir via ftp making that dir his home directory. I use vsftpd; this is my config file: ...
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wget regex options ignored over ftp

Wget specifies the --accept-regex and --reject-regex options for limiting recursive downloads. I'm unable to get them to work with an ftp connection. For example, I would expect --reject-regex='.*' ...
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Security implications of chroot()

I want to setup a small FTP server for personal use, and decided to use vsftpd for that. I thought that I should enable chroot_local_user, so users are chrooted to their home directory upon login. ...
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Check if a file has been properly transmitted via FTP

This script will send a file via FTP and then delete it. But, sometimes, the file is deleted before the transmission ends, and then an empty file is received. #!/bin/bash tar czf <sourcefile> -...
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Move files that have the same case-insensitive filename

I have been asked by the data owner to copy a specific folder (and its large amount of subfolders and files) via FTPS to our cloud storage provider. I am using LFTP for that, and the upload worked ...
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how to make cURL send AUTH command for FTPS?

this is causing headache for a long time now. Situation: i have a virtual machine that sits behind a proxy that shields it off the internet. The Proxy seems to work fine. I want to use cURL to ...
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vsftpd files readable by www-data

How do I setup vsftp so that I could have folder where I upload files and those files are readable by www-data? I have created ftp folder at /var/www/test. Made a user and added it to www-data group ...
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How to synchronise a specific file to a remote FTP server using lftp?

I'm trying to synchronise one file (among other things) using lftp. Even though the docs say that --file=FILE mirror a single file or globbed group (e.g. ...
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Curious (possibly dim) question on ftp

I am trying to use ftp to transfer the contents of 2 directories on my local machine (PI-jessie) to a website. The script successfully changes to the first local & remote directory and uploads the ...
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Lftp PASV incorrect?

When connecting to a ftp via terminal, everthing is fine. When using lftp instead, I'm constantly getting timed out and can never sync the folder content. But why? script.sh: lftp -c " debug open $...
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Copying MySQL Database via FTP (FileZilla, Ubuntu, Zabbix)

I have recently discovered that we are not backing up our Zabbix database and i was wondering if it is possible to take a backup via FTP on FileZilla by essentially copying the files from the mysql ...
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Debian 8 linking files

I have VPS running on Debian 8. I'd like to have 2 folders, one with some files and second one empty. Then, I want to create an FTP user with access to only the empty folder and with the ability to ...
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Cloud Server Kernel Error

Due to a yum update error I've got my server stuck unable to boot due to a Kernel issue. I can boot the server into CentOS7 Recovery Mode however I can't FTP in to get my files off the server. Does ...
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FTP directory listing failed

I created a FTP user for a Linux server and used filezilla to connect with that server. I am seeing login is success but directory listing is failed. Is there any change that I missed ? My vsftpd....
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How to setup starting file location for a user using FTP

I have a user account rootftp which two people use every once in awhile to ftp into a machine, I believe it is using Solaris and running as a Xerox freeflow print server. The physical machine is a ...
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proftpd kills session with 421 timeout error message

Problem Connections on a Proftpd 1.3.6 (updated from 1.3.1 with same issue) are killed while transferring data with message: 421 No transfer timeout (3600 seconds): closing control connection The ...
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Selecting protocol to transfer large (4GB) File through SSH port

Attempts to transfer a file to a **remote (Windows 7) computer ** have failed: Teamviewer times-out WinSCP times-out I am forced to re-start (vs. resuming) transferring the files. I have temporarily ...
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How SCP Hang issue resolve after changing MTU Value? [duplicate]

I had an issue with doing SCP between two machines, both machines had MTU value 8950 and in most of the time it hangs after transferring 4740 bytes and File size is 4697 Bytes, Below are some logs ...
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Google vm firewall, I have open all port, FTP 425 Can't open data connection

I have a problem with uploading or viewing FTP server. I am able to Connect to FTP server but I can't upload my file to it it says error. 230 User S2ubp92XXh logged in from ::ffff:xx.xx6.xx3.xx8. ...
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Error connecting to FTP through router

I have vsftpd setup in a docker container, and all seems well when connecting with the filezilla client from within my LAN. However, I get the following errors when I trying to do the same from ...
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Unable to connect to Active mode FTP Server via Commandline

I'm trying to connect to an FTP Server via Commandline in Ubuntu Terminal. But, I'm getting following error. FTP connect Mode : Active Mode $ ftp xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Connected to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx ...
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FTP, download files by wildcard search criteria

I need to download a series of files over ftp on a command line. The server I am downloading from has a folder structure which is like so: /path/to/file1/abcfile111def /path/to/file1/abcfile222def /...
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FTP doesn't overwrite - put Permission denied [closed]

I have a script on a unix box which generate a log and send to a windows server. My script has to run 4 times a day and it will append the result of each run on the same log, it means that the log on ...
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How to connect to ftp server trough VPN

There is a remote FTP server, which has my VPN Gateway IP address in white list. I have a name of FTP server, username and password. How can I connect to it? (I need my connection to go through VPN)
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Multiple users to access with read/write permissions to the /var/www directory with vsftpd?

I am running vsftpd as ftp server on Ubuntu 16.04. How can I create multiple users (e.g. user1, user2, user3) all of them with read/write permissions to /var/www giving all folders 755 permission and ...
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550 Filename invalid

I have a script that generate a log and in the end of the script i move the log to a windows server. The connection between the 2 servers is fine, if i try to send the files manually it works good. ...
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Prioritize UDP over FTP, SCP, etc. in Linux

I have a setup wherein one "master" Linux system communicates with 3 "slave" systems also running Linux on a dedicated Ethernet interface(just the master & the 3 slaves). The slaves send data to ...
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iptables/netfilter: “nf_nat_ftp” is not working well with recent Linux kernels

I'm facing the following issue with Linux kernel 4.10-28-generic, embedded in Ubuntu-16.04.02-LTE. My machine has two ethernet adapters, namely the following ones: enp0s3: 198.168.56.2 (internal ...
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How to run tnftpd without root on OS X?

I'm trying to run tnftpd on OS X, which is NetBSD's FTP server and used to be OS X's FTP server. I built and installed it from Apple's sources. Unfortunately, it seems that I cannot run the server ...
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FTP Mount in Linux

I want to mount a FTP site on my Linux server. I use the curlftpfs application to do this, but after a while, my mounted folder is unreachable, so I use umount -l 'dir name' to unmount and mount that ...
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How to add a firewalld rich rule that will allow only 2 FTP connections per minute to the FTP server?

I have used following firewalld rich rule. But it is allowing me more than two FTP connections in a minute. I expected that it could allow only two connections. firewall-cmd --add-rich-rule='rule ...
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Why don't certain commands work when connected to a server using FTP?

I'm logged into a Linux server and use ftp placeftp.thing.com to connect to a different server. I receive the message below and now I can transfer files to that server, however a basic Unix command ...