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Proftpd Problem user account

I have problems with one proftpd server. I use two authentication methods, anonymous and user authentication at the same time. I modified the proftpd.conf to authenticate against the /etc/proftpd/...
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FTP (21) Not Listening - GCP/Debian 8/ProFTPD

I just started learning Linux about a few months ago so apologize if I am missing something easy. I have a Debian 8 server on Google Cloud Platform that I have setup it up to run a Wordpress multisite ...
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unable to extract file which is uploaded to FTP server

Source System: CentOS 7 bash shell zip Destination System: FTP server CentOS 6.4 bash shell unzip I wrote a script to archive file and send it to FTP server using shell script #!/bin/bash # ...
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Is there a way to have named configurations in Linux FTP command line client?

So in SSH/SFTP, you have the ~/.ssh/config file, which allows you to name your configurations. Basically it allows you to assign an alias to a configuration, which you can then use rather than having ...
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Way to fake server-to-server FTP transfer?

Server A is production, Server B is staging. We're not using full version control, but need a simple way to drag and drop a few files from B to A. I understand I could use FXP, but the server doesn't ...
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Using proftpd, how do implement directories to show up in home folder?

So the thing is I have setup a home directory on proftpd using GADMIN-proftpd frontend. I tried doing system links onto the setup directory however they aren't recognized as shortcuts on my android ...
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FTP: Determine sum footprint of files on disk before beginning transfer

I'm downloading a large amount of data from an SFTP server: multiple folders, multiple files. The graph of everything I'm downloading looks like a forest full of branches. The current idea for this ...
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Cannot delete owned folder via FTP

I know this has been asked many time but I can't find a solution. so I use vsftpd and FileZilla as a client in /var/www/ drwxrwsr-x+ 8 myuser ftpusers 4.0K Sep 2 10:37 html in /var/www/html/ ...
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FTP Permissions

So I'm trying to setup a ftp service and send some files through my C# application to it. I can upload files to the main folder /www/ just fine, but I can't figure out how to give permission to the ...
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Problem With Permissions When Uploading FTP on VSFTP

I am running a LAMP server and have installed VSFTPD to give access to my web root directory. I have created a user, let's say 'ab', and given it ownership of the web root directory and allowed it to ...
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Ubuntu server 16.04 - Get full FTP access to /var/www/

I've created a user 'www' and added it to the 'www-data' group. I've set the home directory of 'www' to /var/www/ also. I would like to use 'www' to transfer files in and out of my web server by FTP ...
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Download url from CSV file and rename the file

I have a csv file with 3 columns as follow, I need to create a batch file to download the images in the URLs from a FTP server to a folder and rename them to a new name from column A. New_Name,URL,...
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ftp mget don't overwrite

I'm using mget in an ftp script and would like mget to skip getting files that already exist in my local directory. Is there such a way? If so, is there also a way for mget to proceed if the local and ...
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Setting up FTP Server (Passive) vsFTPd CENTOS7 issue

I'm actually having error on this setup. I'm getting 500 Illegal PORT command. 425 Use PORT or PASV first when go using command PUT. I'm currently using CENTOS 7.2 Here's my vsftpd.conf: ...
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When FTP Requires FTP over TLS is it FTPS?

After reading through this tutorial I still have a persistent question. In the beggining of the article the writer says: Warning: FTP is inherently insecure! Consider using SFTP instead of FTP. I ...
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What does pasv_enable and related fields 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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Why do I get different results during ftp communication when using ls filename and ls./filename

I am connecting to a proftd server as client and try to list files. I use ls command with two different parameters: ls filename ftp> ls test.txt 229 Entering Extended Passive Mode (|||41257|) ...
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check ip address of a linux server to upload the file [duplicate]

I am working on a linux server remotely. Are there any command that can allow me to figure out the IP address of this linux server, so that I can ftp some files to this server.
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System Backup Over FTP Server

I am having a device running 3.0.9 GNU/Linux version which I am accessing over the ftp protocol. I want to create a system backup of that device provided it has only the basic utilities installed and ...
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Proftpd doesn't answer to “PASV” command

I've been trying to configure my FTPS server which is behind NAT. so I've opened ports 20, 21 as well as 2120-2180 in my NAT (TCP+UDP) and configured proftpd to use this ports for passive ...
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FTP Sync via GVFS

I need to edit PHP files on an FTP server and since my local editor is unreliable when saving to a GVFS mount, I let rsync do the synchronization: #!/bin/bash webroot=/run/user/1002/gvfs/ftp\:host\=...
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Why are all files incoming via FTP erased into empty files?

My FTP service is misbehaving. Erasing all incoming files to empty (0 filesize) I have been running FreeBSD 9.0 webserver, and finally thought I would upgrade. I tried to to it using this command: ...
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Why don't I see packets when I listen on my ftp port with tcpdump on localhost?

I'm accessing my localhost ftp server by Iceweasel or by the terminal (with the command ftp) while listening on the ftp port with sudo tcpdump -vv -A 'port 20' or sudo tcpdump -vv -A port ftp ...
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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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Transfer Size limit for SCP, SFTP, RSYNC?

Is there a maximum size limit to the size of collective size of the files that are to be transferred in one go for the above protocol. My intent is to know if for example after 1 GB any of these ...
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Why is wget ignoring some files in ftp transfer?

I am trying to deploy a WordPress website from a test server to a production server. wget seems to be an efficient solution for transferring lots of files between 2 servers via FTP. I connect to the ...
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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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Debian, ftp user with access to /var/www

I want to have ftp user who have only access to /var/www and work on all of files, but the problems arise when I give permission to /var/www, exactly chown. I try with chgrp but then I cannot edit ...
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Changing IPTables to Allow FTP over TLS Using Passive Ports

I am using Arch Linux. I followed a tutorial to change /etc/iptables/iptables.rules to allow only the basic ports for my web server. I also used /etc/modules-load.d/nf_conntrack_ftp.conf to enable ...
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unzip/untar files using Curl in ftp server

In the curl command we can delete,rename and move files from a FTP server using Curl like in the command below: curl -v -u username:pwd ftp://host/FileTodelete -Q "DELE FileTodelete" Can we untar or ...
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How to check if ftp is installed in a linux server

I just want to know if a FTP server is installed on my server. It is a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.8 (Tikanga). I tried running the below command and got connection refused : $ ftp ...
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Undeleted files on FTP

I have just deleted files from the my main server but they appear to be still present on the FTP server. Yet, there is a mirroring that is supposed to be done. The purged directory is empty, yet a '...
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Quick command-line FTP server?

With newer PHP command line, I have a "quick" HTTP server - I simply go to a directory, and issue: php -S localhost:8000 ... and then that directory becomes "root" of a "webserver filesystem" being ...
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Upload files via FTP client from ftp:/remote-dir to ftp:/remote-dir

I'm using ncftpput to upload local file in my Linux server to FTP. Is there any way to do the same but move files\directories withing the FTP? As I've mentioned in the title? I do aware for the ...
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apache dies when I FTP to server as that user

I have an odd one. A RedHat 7 server, with an apache server that runs just fine. I can start it with systemctl start httpd. Developers had me run it as a different user (intersys instead of apache). ...
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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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Why would a user not be able to delete a file they created

Reposting the question about deleting a file. We have a script that is used to transfer files between two SCO Unix systems. The script has been rock solid for years. Recently the firewall unit at ...
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Edit crontab without SSH access [closed]

I have Debian VPS and I gave FTP access to somebody, say John. I don't want to give John SSH access, but he needs to put tasks into crontab. What are my possible variants?
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ftp: Illegal PORT command with ls on Linux, but not OS X?

I'm getting strange errors with ftp on Linux (Arch, to be more specific, as part of the inetutils package). To be truthful, the reason I'm using the shell command is because all of my other clients ...
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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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exit status of command is different when it is run via strace

I can normaly mount/umount FTP as file system using following commands: └──> curlftpfs -o codepage=windows-1250 anonymous:anonymous@192.168.3.13 /home/marek/ftpfs └──> ls /home/marek/ftpfs/ 1 2 ...
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FTP script - upload several files with match local folders/ftp folders

I need to upload a large number of images from lots of local folder to ftp folders with other names. I have a CSV file with match between local and remote folder, such as: /local/folder/A, /remote/...
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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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download rate limiting based on network usage

I have a Debian Wheezy (Open Media Vault) server with a few different downloaders working most of the time. (Primarily FTP) I would like to be able to adjust the download limits of this server based ...
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Symlink to same directory

I've set up a ftp server for using ftp push on a tv recording page. I've created an extra user for this, who has only access to one directory, which the user is chroot-ed in. But the page does not ...
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LFTP Script to Download Files

I want to write a lftp script that will download files every 15 minutes from a server every x amount of time. Can someone advise how i can do this? Thanks
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permissions on ftp'd files don't seem to match umask

I've read several postings indicating that ftp respects the user's umask. I don't see that that is the case. this is what happens on my server X when I FTP a file from SystemX, to SystemX. SystemX is ...
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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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Why doesn't FTP work through my ssh tunnel?

Computer A (assumed that ip is 44.44.44.44)can ftp the host 130.89.148.12. ftp 130.89.148.12 Connected to 130.89.148.12. 220 ftp.debian.org FTP server Name (130.89.148.12:debian8): anonymous 331 ...
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Why does `telnet` buffer FTP control connection lines?

RFC 1123 says Implementors MUST NOT assume any correspondence between READ boundaries on the control connection and the Telnet EOL sequences (CR LF). DISCUSSION: Thus, a server-FTP (or User-FTP) ...