Questions tagged [vsftpd]

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

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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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vsftpd works with ipv6 but not with ipv4

I am running an ftp server via vstfpd. /etc/vsftpd.conf: listen=YES #listen_ipv6=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES #...
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FTP Permissions in Linux (vsftpd)

Let's suppose I have a user called user1 and his home directory is on: /home/user1. All files on that directory need to be 750 (chmod -R 750 /home/user1). I installed vsftpd so I can manage my files ...
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I use yum to install the vsftpd. Why is it not located in `/etc/rc.d/init.d/`?

My yum source is local iso source, and I use yum install vsftpd -y, I use whereis find the vsftpd: [root@localhost etc]# whereis vsftpd vsftpd: /usr/sbin/vsftpd /etc/vsftpd /usr/share/man/man8/...
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Job for vsftpd.service failed because the control process exited with error code

I can not restart the vsftpd. [root@localhost vsftpd]# service vsftpd restart Redirecting to /bin/systemctl restart vsftpd.service Job for vsftpd.service failed because the control process exited ...
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Change the listening address to IPv4 from IPv6

I use netstat -plnt check the vsftpd deamon, it is listening the IPv6(tcp6) address, so I use the FileZilla can not connect the VM. [root@localhost src]# netstat -plnt Active Internet connections (...
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Centos: VSFTPD not Starting

I have a minimal install of Centos in VirtualBox. I want to run a ftp service to share files between the host and my VM, and then learn about ftp servers. I installed vsftpd and changed the vsftpd....
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How to make chroot work for vsftp when client accesses ftp from a Windows or Mac machine?

I setup vsftp on a server with chroot enabled so that users cannot get out of their home directory. This works when the client accesses the ftp server from a Linux machine. But when a client ...
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curl: (25) Failed FTP upload: 553 to vsftpd docker

I'm running you container and try to send files using curl but it fails. Running the container export FTP_USER="test" export FTP_PASSWORD="test" docker run \ --name mock_ftp_server \ --...
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Configuring VSFTPD over TLS

Intended purpose of the computer is to serve as a FTP over TLS server. HT Bridge report As you can see, the certificate is valid for: ftp.zalohovaniburian.cz I am unsure why FileZilla shows this: ...
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anonymous vs. guest logins in vsftpd?

What's the difference between anonymous and guest logins in vsftpd? Both can be enabled/disabled: anonymous_enable= guest_enable= Both are mapped to a different username: ftp_username= ...
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How do I force vsftpd to log the numeric IP address on connection attempts?

Scanning through my log files, I see repeated unauthorized attempts to log in to my FTP server. The system uses rDNS to give me a hostname of the remote user, and if rDNS gives an answer — even a ...
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Log in as unix user using password stored in htpasswd

I know this is possible to log in vsftpd using htpasswd (libpam-pwdfile) but in every tutorials I read, they use virtual user. My users are not virtual, they are local user I added using "adduser" ...
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Not able to upload as anonymous user in vsftpd

I have vsftpd running on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. During installation a ftp user is created with a home directory of /srv/ftp and hence this is the default FTP directory. Here are my vsftpd.conf file ...
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Linux permission for ftp user

I have created a ftp user called " ftp_user " but whenever something is uploaded or created via this user, the permission becomes 600 and the group owner also changes to ftp_user This makes it ...
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Added a user with adduser, but can't login with that user through FTP

I'm setting up and FTP server, and I want to be able to login myself and do whatever I want, but if I want others to connect to my server, I give them credentials that restrict them to the home ...
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vsftpd closes conntion with code 421 when listing directory content

I am currently struggling with some kind of connection problem with vsftpd. I am using an arch linux and have vsftpd version 3.0.3 installed. I don't use iptables or anything. When I connect to my ...
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CentOS 7 Share a file on my network so anyone can download it

I wanted to share a tar file on my server so that anyone on my network can download it. For example, I would give them a link like 192.168.2.2/windows.tar They should be able to download it from ...
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Killing some processes also kills others that I do not want to kill

I am goofing around in Metasploitable and trying some commands. Whenever I kill a process using fuser -k 23/tcp to close the port, I get other processes also killed by the process and their ports ...
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FTP server (VSFTP) “write_enable=YES” configuration per user

I'm configuring an FTP server on an embedded Linux system. Iv'e set in my /etc/passwd a number of local users, for example: UserA:14:50:FTP User A:/somepath:/bin/sh UserB:1000:0:FTP User B:/somepath:/...
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I am not jailing my users well in VSFTPD (CentOS7)?

I have installed vsftpd and it is working properly, but my problem remains in that I only want to use the /ftp partition, and I have added to the end of the /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf file this: ...
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Unable to access /root in CentOS server with ' VSFTPD'

I'm new to linux administration and am trying to configure vsftpd on my CentOS server to give me ftp access to the /root folder. Currently, I have access to folders in the parent directory, but not ...
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vsftpd: permit the user see only her/his home directory

I have just installed vsftpd and created a new user: sudo useradd new_user -m. Then I have uncommented the line below at /etc/vsftpd.conf: chroot_local_user=YES to permit the user to see (access) ...
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How to give rwe permissions to root, admin, and user1; in a directory where all files and folders are owned by user1(rwe)

I have a directory called /home/user1. In this directory, is a counter-strike game server that requires the permissions of the folder and all the files in it to be user1 rwe (read, write, execute). ...
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VSFTPD 500 OOPS: cannot change directory

Error: Response: 500 OOPS: cannot change directory:/home/visitor Error: Critical error: Could not connect to server The user is visitor, the group is ftpusersonlygroup grep visitor /etc/passwd ...
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How to come out of Sub-dir & enter Home Dir in Chrooted VSFTPD?

I have hosted a vsftp server on RHEL7. I have multile users who login to the vsftp server. This VSFTP is chrooted. My requirement is that some of the users should landup in their home dir and the rest ...
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Upload files with FTP to Debian machine give 505 error

I'll upload a CMS to my Debian webserver. If I use FileZilla to upload the files I've got a 505 error. I've installed VSFTPD to the machine and I've set this things only once: anonymous_enable=NO ...
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Setup new user for vsftpd in centos

I am for at least 5 hours trying to setup new login with his own home directory for vsftpd on my server running Centos. Steps that I have done: useradd <user> passwd <user> chown -R <...
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VSFTPD Connection Refused CentOS 6 [closed]

I have been going through different forums and have not been able to resolve this Connection Refused issue with VSFTPD. Here are the details. VSFTPD.conf anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES ...
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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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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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Authentication vsftpd account using remote LDAP user

I'm trying to authenticate vsftpd from LDAP logins which hosted remotely another server . vsftpd hosted on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-48-generic x86_64) amazon aws . from the LDAP server ...
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selinux blocking vsftpd directory listing

I am trying to get a better understanding of selinux and configuring a local ftp repository on Centos7. I installed vsftpd on my host. I created a repository on my host: /var/ftp/pub/centos7 EFI ...
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How do I get SFTP/FTP setup

So I have another question, I would like to setup FTP/SFTP I know that ftp is not as secure but what I am trying to accomplish is to allow a user (web) to be able to login via sftp or ftp and upload/...
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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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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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unable to start or stop vsftpd

When I try to start vsftpd it fails. When running netstat -anp | grep :21 I get the following result: tcp 0 0 :::21 :::* LIST EN 4046/proftpd What can I do to make sure that vsftpd starts and stops ...
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Denying access to multiple directories in vsftpd.conf

I'm trying to use the deny_file directive to prevent users from accessing several directories inside a local root, using vsftpd. For example, I would like to forbid users from entering inside the ...
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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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TLS on vsftpd in browser does not exist: 530 Non-anonymous sessions must use encryption

I have installed vsftpd on debian 8 and I configured it in /etc/vsftpd.conf like so: listen=YES pam_service_name=vsftpd use_localtime=YES anonymous_enable=YES anon_root=/var/ftproot/anonymous ...
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Brute force attack on vsftp server not showing failed authentication in log

My server is running Debian 8 with vsftpd version 3.0.2-17. Recently my vsftpd.log filled up with the following: vsftpd.log Mon Mar 7 18:13:44 2016 [pid 13499] CONNECT: Client "::ffff:xxx.xxx.xx.xx"...
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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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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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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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500 OOPS: chroot on vsftpd login

I'm aware this question has been asked a lot in the past, but my problem seems to be a bit different. I'm using vsftpd on my CentOS 7 server and I have specified chroot_local_user to YES in /etc/...
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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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vsftp doesn't respect chmod setting when uploading outside my local network

Yo! I've a ftp server on my linux machine and I've set the following rules: I keep group and owner and chmod it to 775. When I use it at home (192.168.x.x) it's ok, files keep their group and user ...
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vsftpd, 553 Could not create file. How do I chown two different users?

I'm new to linux, but I'm learning! I'm running CentOS 6.7 with nginx and I'm trying to get vsftpd to work. I can log in via FTP okay, but when I try to write a file, I get an "553 Could not create ...