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

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A program's output seems to be neither stdout nor stderr?

I got a program vsftpd which output doesn't seem to be either stdout or stderr (if that's even possible?) My terminal output is: ~# vsftpd 500 OOPS: SSL: cannot load RSA private key I tried to ...
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vsftpd - add a user with restriction to home directory without ssh access

I need to add a new user on my Ubuntu 18.04 server that can't login on a SSH terminal but has limited SFTP access to his home directory. Here's what I did: 1. I added the following line to /etc/...
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Curl FTPS error:1408F10B:SSL routines:ssl3_get_record:wrong version number

I've looked at the related issues but none of them solved my issue. I'm trying to transfer files via ftp using curl to a server in my dmz from an FTPS server on an EC2 server running vsftpd. $ curl ...
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How can I check currently installed and in use versions of SSL and TLS?

How can I check currently installed and in use versions of SSL and TLS? Strangely I couldn't find an answer online. Using Ubuntu 18.04. Edit: Thanks all! I am asking this as I have trouble connecting ...
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Unable to get vsftpd working with explicit SSL from FileZilla

I am running Debian Buster on my server, and after reading these instructions I have added the following lines to my vsftpd.conf: rsa_cert_file=/etc/letsencrypt/live/***.com/fullchain.pem ...
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How to give and delimite rights for FTP Account in Centos 7

I installed my vsftp server with centos 7 without problem and I created two users (admin and user). Now each account should have a directory. rep_admin for the admin account and rep_user for the user ...
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How to give users acces to some other home directories

I'm configuring GNU/Linux users as users for a vsftpd FTP server and I have the following safety constraints: User foo can read and write in his home directory. User bar can read and write in his ...
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vsftpd service does not start saying vsftpd.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=2/INVALIDARGUMENT

I am configuring with Ansible a VM running Ubuntu to run this FTP server: vsftpd, however after the installation when I inspect the logs with journalctl -u vsftpd.service I see: Nov 20 17:49:58 my-vm ...
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vsftpd include configuration from another file

I tried configuring vsftpd and was able to configure it successfully. Is there any option to "include" configuration from another file inside /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf? I tried looking at the man page ...
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How to Use Single-Sign-On/Custom Auth/Django-login Authentication for Linux PAM?

I have a web application and i want to let all my application-users to access vsftpd server with the same login credentials. At any time, single source of truth for authentication should be my web ...
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ssl not working in vsftpd; write:errno=32

this is what i have tried: 1) vsftpd.pem created using the following self-signed certificate: openssl req -x509 -nodes -newkey rsa:4096 -keyout $certname -out $certname -days 365 2) owner/...
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Vsftpd on raspbian, cannot download files from nfs mount point

I've an old NAS device (DLink DNS320 with the awesome amount of RAM of 128 MB). This NAS has installed FunPlug and it's running Transmission, FTPS, MySQL, CIFS and NFS services. All works fine, but ...
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httpd virtual host to proxy requests to FTP on another host

I have a host for which I have its public IP address. I'd like to use this public IP to redirect the FTP access to an FTP running on another host. Example: Consider the host for which I have the ...
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Run 2 instances of vsftpd and in the second instance have users accessing to their own home folder

I need to run 2 vsftpd instances, which one is used for admin purposes and the other one for granting access to users (virtual users should be better) who should be able to access only to their home ...
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Why does vsftp return 530 incorrect login?

I started a vsftpd server on my arch linux desktop and then tried to log in to it using using my normal user. But I get "530 Login incorrect" when I attempt to log in: $ systemctl start vsftpd $ ...
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FTP not giving permission for actions for user that has permission

I have a user on my server (Debian) that I will be using for FTP. For a given directory on the file system, he is able to create directories/create files. myuser@debian-server:/storage$ su ...
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VSFTPD refuses to list directory when PASV is enabled

I'm configuring VSFTPD on Ubuntu 18.04 and have followed all the guidelines. It's working OK for plain FTP (insecure), however as soon as I enable SSL/TLS and Passive mode, it connects, but I am ...
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tftp - Error code 1: File not found

I need the correct syntax of tftp to get and put file. My ultimate goal is using busybox tftp (this should be second question), but it failed even trying to test with local Ubuntu tftp client. As you ...
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vsftp on ec2 - not able to list directory with passive mode

I have installed an vsftp on an EC@ Linux instance. I can connect with active mode no problem, but with passive mode I get: Disconnected from server Could not retrieve directory listing Error ...
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vsftp on linux ec2

I have installed vsftp on Linux on an EC2 instance. I need to revoke the list privilege from one of the users. How can it be done? What I need is for the user to be able to upload files but not ...
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Able to Connect to vsftpd server using Windows 7, but getting error using Ubuntu 14.04

I tried connecting to my FTP server (vsftpd/CentOS 7/Alibaba Cloud ECS) from my Window 7 system installed on a VirtualBox using FileZilla, and it seems to be working fine. But in my default system, ...
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Compiling vsftpd on CentOS7, getting “/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcap” error

I am in the process of compiling vsftpd, but keep getting this error: [alex@lab vsftpd-3.0.3]$ make gcc -o vsftpd main.o utility.o prelogin.o ftpcmdio.o postlogin.o \ privsock.o tunables.o ftpdataio....
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Can't set root dir of vsftpd

My Arch Linux 4.20.2 serves files without a problem from vsftpd's default root directory, /srv/ftp/. The only addition I made to the config file at /etc/vsftpd.conf is seccomp_sandbox=NO This gets ...
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FTP: Jail user to Home folder

Using Centos7 and vsftpd I would like to chroot the user "testftp" to his home folder /home/testftp. The client uses WinSCP on Windows. passwd: testftp:x:1001:1001::/home/testftp/:/bin/bash ...
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Deny specific users in VSFTPD

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with VSFTPD. I want to deny certain users from connection via SFTP to my server. So far I have only found Q&A (here on stackexchange and on the internet in general) ...
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Ftp server login error 530 [closed]

I'm trying to build a ftp server, but got stuck with logging problem 530. Here are my configs: vsftpd.conf [root@### vsftpd]# cat vsftpd.conf | grep "^[^#]" anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES ...
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vsftp user upload files into moved folder outside of allowed folder

Google VM, centos 7, vsftpd server. I have ftpuser, homedir /var/www/html cat /etc/passwd | grep ftpuser ftpuser:x:1001:48::/var/www/html:/bin/bash from root user I have moved folder /var/www/html ...
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Remote FTP Failing to reach vsftpd on Ubuntu 16

I followed a tutorial to install and configure vsftpd service. Connecting from the local server, but connection is immediately refused from a remote. This is the config file contents: # /etc/vsftpd....
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vsftpd access to /srv/www/domain.com/somedir

On Ubuntu 16 I am trying to give FTP access to a particular server directory which has files owned by web:www-data to an FTP user. I have changed the users home directory: usermod --home /srv/www/...
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VSFTPD not listening on Port 21

I just installed VSFTPD on my Ubuntu system, but it doesn't seem to work properly. In the config file i only changed the "local_enable", "write_enable" and "listen" to YES. When I use "netstat -tanp"...
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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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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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PAM Authentication over FTP with Berkley DB

I was trying to implement PAM authentication over ftp using Berkeley DB 6.2.32 and did all the configurations required for virtual user, but still I am facing problem while logging in the ftp server ...
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Using /bin/false with vsftpd - how is it a security issue?

We are using vsftpd with allowed users file. The vsftpd users use FTP (performance reasons), so passwords could be easily stolen. vsftpd "chroot" option is enabled, so the users cannot go out of ...
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VSFTPD Limit user acess to specific folder only

In my application i have folder /LD and one user as test_user. I want to give access to user to only this /LD folder only. But when i try to connect through filezila ftp client then by defualt /LD is ...
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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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Prevent vsFTP auth via AD

I have a very small vm installed, for testing purposes, running CentOS 1708, with vsftp configured. i used https://www.rootusers.com/how-to-join-centos-linux-to-an-active-directory-domain/ to setup ...
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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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vsftpd with virtual users and independent directory configuration

I followed the nice tutorial from https://askubuntu.com/questions/575523/how-to-setup-virtual-users-for-vsftpd-with-access-to-a-specific-sub-directory Now If I understood I have 2 things: 1) one is ...
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vsFTPd with Freeradius authentication

EDIT: Ok I actually missed out a log in Syslog, I was hopign it would appear in auth.log or vsftpd.log, but a crucial message was in Syslog: Failed looking up IP address for RADIUS server [2001 (...
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Can't connect to the guest Ubuntu vsftpd server from the host

I have installed Ubuntu server on VirtualBox and set up vsftpd server there. I can connect there with its guest terminal and it works fine. Now the thing is that I am trying to connect to the server ...
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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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SLES 12 - vsftpd with AppArmor in enforce mode, “lftp” error for “ls” command: `ls' at 0 [500 OOPS: setrlimit]

In a virtual machine (VM) with SLES 12 (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12), after enforcing ("enforce mode") the AppArmor profile for "vsftpd" to confine it (via the "aa-enforce vsftpd" command), I'm ...
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VSFTPD “Connection Refused” after changing listen_port

I have just setup VSFTP on my Ubuntu 16.0.4 Virtual Machine. When I type ftp localhost it connects fine, but if I add listen_port = 44444 to the vsftpd.conf file and then run ftp localhost then I get "...
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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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Anonymous file and folder permission/owner

I've recently installed vsfptd on my server as I want to offer an ftp to several users. I've decided that everyone would use it as an "anonymous". Every file/folder created/uploaded would however be ...
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How to enable logging (most verbose) for vsftpd?

I'm trying to enable logging for vsftpd so I can see uploads, downloads, and, more specifically, deletion of files; however, I haven't even been able to get normal logging working with a fresh install ...
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Ftp'd files have secure deletion attribute set

I have recently upgraded to a LAMP server running on Centos 7, with vsftpd for uploading files. As a hack, I use the secure deletion attribute to tag certain files to keep track of which ones ...
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Unable to transfer files (put) using ftp or filezilla from windows to ubuntu VM

I've setup a ubuntu 64 bit VM (16.04) using Oracle VirtualBox. Using ftp, I am able to connect to the VM. I am also able to list (ls) the contents of the folder. However I am unable to put files to ...
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Unable to access vsftp server via browser, configured on centos 7

I have configured vsftpd server on centos 7 and it is working pretty well on localhost (centos 7 machine). But when I'm trying to access that ftp server in a browser from a windows machine it is not ...

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