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How to migrate a file on Linux server?

I have renamed a shell script on my linux server and uploaded a new file through FTP tool like WinScp. Now, I am trying to execute this file through Terminal but I am getting Permission Denied Error....
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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 local_enable=...
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ftp one line connection

I'm trying to connect to my Filezilla server (ms windows host) from command line under Debian 8. I searched for documentation and saw plenty of tutorials saying that a good way to connect to a server ...
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How to check if Append Function is activated/enabled on Linux server

I have an issue with an API from an external provider. Their API should do an FTP push to an external server. However, it is failing. They say that the Append Function needs to be active/enabled as ...
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FTP Server Allowing Public FTP Users When Are Restricted

I'm configuring FTP on a Centos 6.5 Machine, First I disabled Firewall & SELinux on Machine With Relevant Commands. Then installed FTP Via Yum, enabled service on boot & in running session ...
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File Transfer from Unix to Windows network shared location

How can I move the files from unix path to windows network shared path and the file should be moved to respective folder in shared path and if not then it is to create a folder based on file name and ...
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Get latest files with lftp

I would like to know if it was possible to download all latest files on an ftp server with lftp without downloading the older files. Examples; On my server I have /doc /vps /order/{id} /order/{id} /...
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What is the best protocol to transfer large files over WAN? [duplicate]

I am running a Debian 8 machine that has 50mb/s download and 5mb/s upload(on a good day) connection and I need to remotely upload large video files upwards of 15gb over a Wide Area Network. I am not ...
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Download only specific directories from FTP site using wget

I have read the manual page for wget and search Google for an answer, but haven't been able to get it. How would I use wget to download only folders that contain a specific term in their names from ...
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ftp: connect: The file access permissions do not allow the specified action

cannot ftp through port 21 Get below error when trying to ftp ftp: connect: The file access permissions do not allow the specified action. Has any one came across above error and having any ...
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`lftp` does not connect to FTPS (ftp over ssl)

I have trouble in connecting lftp with ftps (ftp over ssl, not sftp!) server (FTP Server Ultimate (PRO version).) running on Android phone. Technical details: Linux part. Following : https://...
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Slow downloading from own server

I've a small VPS and I can download anything only with slow speed - only sometimes (and sometimes with normal speed). I can download from any other webpage (for example the FreeBSD's ISO files) with ...
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How to upload files from ssh to FTP?

I have a digitalocean account, & i have ssh access to one of the droplet i created . I want to transfer a large file from this droplet ( server ) to my hostgator account ( i have a FTP enabled on ...
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Specify anonymous ftp password in ftp command

I would like a simple (ideally one-liner, without separate script file) command to connect to an ftp server via anonymous login using my email address as the password. My attempt is based on the ...
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How to check banned ports?

I need to check if I can connect to a cpanel, FTP or SSH. Is there anyway to check if a port is banned? p.s. I'm living in a Dormitory so I have no control over modems or etc.
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How to limit a ftp user to only a given subdirectory?

I know this question is posted many times on StackExchange, but none of the solutions worked for me. I use vsftpd server on ubuntu and I want to restrict the access (read-only) for a user to a given ...
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Creating a new FTP user and giving him only the right to 1 folder [duplicate]

I have a Linux Debian machine that I own (root access). I would like to create a new user called "testuser" and give him the right to view, edit and delete files from only one specific folder ...
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Security risks of opening FTP

I have a client that wants FTP access to a certain file on one of my servers. The server runs CentOS 7. Root login is disabled. Password login is disabled (requires ssh key to login). SSH is on a non-...
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Good FTP software for Debian desktop for home networks [closed]

I need a FTP software that I can use in Debian as well as be able to distribute it when I remaster Debian into my own distro. I need it to be able to do both text and graphical but the text based part ...
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vsftpd 2.2.2 - 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd

I've installed vsftpd to access the machine over ftp however I'm getting the error below: >>> USER username <<< 331 Please specify the password. >>> PASS *********** &...
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ftp user for root directories? [closed]

I am setting up my Ubuntu 14.04 server. I want to have an FTP access (I use vsftpd), mainly for my apache2 server, so I added a new user to the www-data group. I also set up the settings for vsftpd....
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FTP Troubleshooting

I have a centos 6.5 installed on Virtual Box. I'm trying to configure a basic ftp server. Below are details of it. Installed vsftpd from DVD/Yum: Status -> Successful Disabled firewall for test ...
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Add user on Jessie that can log on to FTP but has no shell

I have set up a vsftpd server and I used chroot to keep users locked inside their home directories, which works just fine. I have since tried to edit the passwd file to set the default shell to /bin/...
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Delete destination directories with rsync (contents as well as parent)

I have a versions/ directory on a remote server to which I have only rsync daemon and ftp access. This directory contains a set of subdirectories, each named after the datetime of a deployed codebase (...
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Is there a default ssh server or ftp server running on most linux distros?

I am quite new to using linux and I am wondering if, in most circumstances there is a default ssh and or ftp server running. I have started a few virtual machines and I have always been able to ssh ...
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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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Huge delay in script response when using SFTP with expect

I am using a script to call SFTP service to fetch some logs from the remote server. This works fine in normal scenario but, i have noticed a very long delay of around 30 minutes or more in some of the ...
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best way to upload files(100gb+) from freebsd server

I need to upload lots of files(100gb+) from server, currently i get ssh connection, and i'm not restricted in software i can use and run anything. Please recommend me the way to upload files to my ...
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vsftpd and filezilla

I've installed vsftpd and filezilla locally on my pc(ubuntu 12.04) I can enter ftp via filezilla using 0.0.0.0 and it works. How can i access to ftp from outside of my computer? What address should i ...
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Restrict all FTP Accounts to a single directory [duplicate]

I am trying to restrict all FTP users to the directory /jannik with the vsftp-daemon. I don't want them to go anywhere but the folder /jannik and it's sub-folders. Also, I don't want them to have ...
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Why won't my FTP script get all the files using mget command?

I am having a script which pulls data from different servers whose details it reads from external file. It reads the files and the verbose output shows all the matching files but it fetches only one ...
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FTP not happening on RHEL 6 Server configured using a Vm Player 11

I am not able to ftp to the server server from a client. I am using my base machine as Ubuntu 14.04 . Below is the ifconfig output:- raghav@raghav-HP-15-Notebook-PC:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:...
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How to stop outbound ftp from being established. centos/ rhel

What is the method to block a machine from establishing connection to an outside ftp server. Both ftp and sftp. inet, iptables, shutdown service?
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How to change FTP home directory in Centos 6

I have created one Linux CentOS 6 instance in Amazon EC2 and installed cPanel on it and started running my websites there. The issue I face was when I try to FTP to the instance with the following ...
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Curl freezes when downloading from ftp

I'm trying to download a file from ftp server using curl: curl --user kshitiz:pAssword ftp://@11.111.11.11/myfile.txt -o /tmp/myfile.txt -v curl connects to the server and freezes: * Hostname was ...
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Transferring mp3 files from a remote server via cronjob to the RPi without overwriting

I succeeded in transferring all files from a folder via ftp from a remote server to a raspberry, but I would like to transfer only new ones. Below is the working script i have. #!/bin/bash -vx ftp -...
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iptables blocking incoming FTP traffic 2/3 minutes after being reset

On CentOS 6.6- At first, iptables was blocking access to my FTP server at all while it was on. After some research I added the lines to /etc/sysconfig/iptables that are suggested in the question ...
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How to connect to a CentOS VM over ftp? [closed]

Host - Windows 7 Guest - CentOS I have installed vsftpd as according to this guide and the service is running. But when I try to connect to the VM from the host using FileZilla the connection times ...
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I have defined a macro in .netrc file but when I execute it from ftp it says “macro not found”

Here is the .netrc file and the command I use, any idea what is wrong here? [root@localhost ~]# cat /root/.netrc machine ftp.nyxdata.com login anonymous password empty macdef download_nyse_index cd /...
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How do I retrive files using an internet connection and commands?

I am attempting to download a folder where it has 777 permissions as well as its subfolders, but when I try to use get in ftp, It brings back the error: 550 Failed to open file Iv'e checked the ...
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Enable CentOS server to make FTP connections to other windows based server via php

When I am running this code from my local wamp, it works fine and prints the result. //connection to a ftp server across proxy putenv('TMPDIR=/tmp/'); $ftp_server = "SERVER IP"; $ftp_user_name = "...
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Is there a default ftp server in Debian Wheezy default installation?

I just finished installing a test web server with Debian Wheezy, apache and phpPgAdmin. I don't know if the default installation includes the ftp server. How can I check if one is installed? What ...
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Why does trying to run a python executable return ': No such file or directory' after transferring it to server via FTP? [duplicate]

I'm having an issue where when I transfer a Python file to my VPS via FTP and try to run it using ./foo.py I am returned with the error: : No such file or directory. The error seems to indicate that ...
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Install ftp Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I'm trying to enable the ftp in ubuntu. I write in the terminal the command setup-ftp but the answer is "setup-ftp: command not found". Where am I wrong?
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delete multiple remote files with the FTP command

Right now we have a script that uses the FTP mget command to download all the files in a specific location. After after verifying the files have successfully downloaded we run a ftp delete command ...
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Copy contents of remote server folder to current server?

I've been searching and I cannot find an answer on any of these sites that will work. I want to copy all of the contents of this folder to my server. Which Linux command should I use to do that? I don'...
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Unable to start proftpd server debian 8

I'm trying to configure an ftp server on debian 8. I'm using the basic conf file of proftpd: http://www.proftpd.org/docs/configs/basic.conf Now when I try to start the server I get this error: [....]...
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Starting FTP with xinetd

I'm using GNU's Inetutils FTP and have gotten it all set up except it does not automatically start when I turn on my system. In order to get it to work I have to start the standalone using "ftpd -D". ...
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Is it possible to remotely log into an FTP account without installing any software?

I'm trying to work remotely on a project that I have stored in a server, but the computer I am on belongs to the university and I don't have any keys nor permission to install anything. Could it be ...
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FTP passive mode, fails

Hi I am trying to setup iptables to allow FTP. When I connect with FTP, i get the following message in my filezilla. Status: Connected Status: Retrieving directory listing... Command: PWD Response:...