FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a common protocol for transferring files between computers over networks

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vsftpd: 500 OOPS: could not bind listening IPv4 socket

I will use vsftpd as a ftp server. I did all changes on /etc/vsftpd.conf. These changes are (according to digitalocean): anonymous_enable=NO write_enable=YES local_enable=YES chroot_local_user=YES ...
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Cannot Execute FTP commands using ftp.exe client on AWS EC2 Windows Instance

I am trying to use ftp.exe from powershell for ftp connection. I can login to ftp server through credential but when I run any command it through "500 Illegal PORT command. 425 Use PORT or PASV ...
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Sending very big files to someone? [closed]

I want to sent 4GB+ files to someone, preferably directly. We are currently trying skype but this seems to not reach our maximum potential up/down speed by a long shot and is stuck at 172MB after 30 ...
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I uploaded a few big files with ftp and they're corrupted/incomplete

I used FileZilla to upload big files and I just left it there to do its things, I shouldn't have. Today I checked how it was going and apparently every upload failed at the end with an error like ...
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Allow writing into another user directory in ProFTPd

I just need specify for each user his directory like that: DefaultRoot /var/www user1 DefaultRoot /var/www/subdir user2 DefaultRoot /var/www/subdir2 user3 But I want user1 to be able to write into ...
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FTP suddenly failed to retrieve directory listing

I was using normally some of my FTP accounts, and tried some ways to upload files via command line. I based myself on this answer and something just like this question, apparently I couldn't make ...
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How do I automatically transfer files from Ubuntu (in VMWare) to Windows?

I am planning to transfer files automatically (by automatically, I mean without trigger from the user) from my Ubuntu (in VMWare Workstation 8) to Windows (not the VMWare's host so I can't use sharing ...
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FTP uploading issue on linux mint

I have just installed Linux Mint Petra 16 after trying more live distributions. The problem I am facing right now, is that I can't upload anything on any ftp server. The speed doesn't exceed 0.20kb, ...
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Mapping FTP folder LAN

I've old computer with probably Windows CE connected with LAN. I can view folder and files on old computer, by typing ftp://10.0.0.3 in explorer (windows 7). I'd like to backup folder DATA from ...
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Info on a specific site [duplicate]

As John asked here: How to mirror ENTIRELY a website with wget do you have to know the ftp username and password to download the entire site?
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Firewall setup for ftp traffic on Windows Server

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 which needs to retrieve some files through FTP from a different device. If I turnoff the firewall completely, the transfer is successful. With the firewall up, the ...
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Trying to automatically download backups stored on a virtual server using SFTP

I have a centOS WHM where I store multiple cPanels. I need to SFTP into this server and download the cPanel backups which over daily/weekly/monthly. I'll probably just grab the weekly backups. I had ...
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FTP server to show client progress

I have a situation where I need to show the progress of multiple FTP clients which are accessing the same file on a location X in FTP server. I need to show this progress from the server itself, not ...
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Cannot map a network drive in windows 7

I know there are many topics, all with same problem, but all the answers seem irrelevant. I have a ftp server/site and I am trying to map it to a drive in Windows 7... Whatever I type as FTP address ...
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What is wrong with this FTP server?

Trying to upload files to a web host and the FTP server seems awful. I keep getting the error Error: The data connection could not be established: ETIMEDOUT - Connection attempt timed out And when ...
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Ftp application to send files on Windows CE 6.0 [closed]

I'm trying to send files on a ftp server from Windows CE 6.0 on a Beckhoff industrial Embedded-PC. I know FTP.EXE exists on system such as Windows XP and 7 but on my Windows CE, I can't find an ...
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Can't connect to Windows Server 2012 on Amazon EC2 through FTP over internet

I have a Windows Server 2012 on Amazon EC2, with IIS FTP set up and working (through local IP address of the machine within EC2). However I cannot connect to it over internet. In firewall I have ports ...
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Eclipse FTP freezing after being idle

I am rather new to using Eclipse for working with Websites, so please if you need more information on what I am using just comment and I will edit it into the question. I did all this fun stuff to ...
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Can I use PSFTP to connect?

I can connect to a FTP site using FileZilla. It uses the FTP Protocol, requiring implicit FTP over TLS, username, password, and uses a passive transfer mode, on port 900. I am trying to find a ...
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Does FTP reserves full space at transfer?

I wonder, if FTP reserves full space and creates the file at once when trasfer starts or the target file is created only when upload is finished. For example: I have a server sending a file via FTP ...
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Why does changing IIS FTP root change web root also?

Just changed the FTP root directory in an IIS 7 site for a customer and it automatically changed the web root also. Changing the FTP directory back also changed the web directory too. Anyone else ...
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Problems trying to connect to website over FTP in Visual Studio 2010?

I'm currently trying to connect to a website over ftp in Visual Studio 2010. Unfortunately, Visual Studio takes about ten minutes to connect as it would appear that it is trying to walk all the ...
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VSFTP User/Pass not accepted

Hello I'm having a problem connecting to my FTP for a dedicated server that i manage through SSH. My host has installed VSFTP and it was working fine up until today. I have not changed the ...
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Multithreaded FTP from Batch File Windows

I need to implement a multithreaded FTP upload of all files in the directory of an FTP server. Presently the batch file uses mget and to upload changes uses an mput. This very slow. I was looking into ...
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proftpd, 530 Login Incorrect

I'm trying to set up proftpd to run some tests (not production, lab tests) and would like it to accept users and root user. According to the manual proftpd uses the system user list. However all my ...
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Linux symbolic links not showing in Windows over FTP

I have set up my Raspberry Pi as a storage server. It has a 2TB disk attached to it via USB and I installed ProFTPd to provide access to it. CIFS/Samba had too much overhead, eating away all of the ...
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FTP MS Server 2012r2

My boss asked me to update my knowledge in our work environment, however refuses to give me access to anything until I learn it. He wanted me to start with Server 2012r2. So I figured some things out ...
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Sending large files from Linux to Windows

I have been trying to send a large backup file (over 2G) from debian Linux to a Windows XP machine. I've had problems using CIFS, e.g.: Jan 16 11:39:58 debian kernel: [3205845.238084] CIFS VFS: ...
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Does wget always write FTP listings in DOS file format?

I am using wget to create an index of an FTP site (as in this question), and its ".listing" files are written in DOS file format (CRLF line-breaks) rather than Unix file format, which interferes with ...
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FTP client sends a wrong PORT command

I have a Windows 7 machine connected to 2 subnets, with IP addresses 10.0.0.241 and 172.17.240.94. On this machine runs a 3rd party java application that internally launches an FTP client session, ...
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can't connect to FTP server — disconnects after FEAT command

I'm trying to connect to an FTP server of which I do not control. WinSCP & FileZilla both do not connect. Here is a scrubbed down log: Status: Connecting to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:21... Status: ...
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Give rights to a sub map on my domain?

Is it possible to safely give other people FTP rights to one or more sub-maps within my domain? I want people that know how to work with FTP clients directly upload to my domain instead of using my ...
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Tailing a File over FTP

I am attempting to access large log files on a remote server from my Windows desktop. I only have FTP access to this remote machine, not SSH access. At the moment, I'm using WinSCP to pull the entire ...
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Delay in FTP when transferring to a network storage

I'm having trouble with an FTP server, the FTP server is running on CentOS. The FTP server being used is VSftpd 2.0.5 ( I believe this is the default server that was installed with CentOS ). Prior to ...
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Is SFTP without keys still better than FTP?

I have a question regarding SFTP and security. Is using SFTP without keys, still more secure (eg. encrypted) than plain FTP?
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Downloading a site through ftp

I need to download a large set of files of a cpp library from a site. I was thinking about using ftp, but i'm not to familiar with ftp. This is the site. ...
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curl with ftp URL works for SSL, but ftps URL doesn't: unknown protocol

I compiled and installed ProFTPD on my Mac for testing purposes and generated self-signed SSL certificates because I want to test ftps. When I do: curl --ftp-ssl-reqd --insecure ...
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ftp command line client: Filter by source file date

How can a command line ftp client do something like this: ftpapp.exe /upload /passive /sourcefiles=c:\dir\files*.zip /sourcefiledate=<dated within last two hours> /<dest server, server ...
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Teamviewer without GUI or alternatives for using just the remote IP

I usually use the computer of the office from my house through TeamViewer. Today I realized that the only reason for do that is because I need to connect to the ftp server in the same network. I'm ...
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Chrome: Quicker way to download files from FTP server

Let's say I am browsing an ftp server, and there is a ton of files I want to download. Usually I go about it by [Right-Click link] + [Click "Save link as.."] + [Click "Save"] While this works, ...
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How to chown directory for multiple users?

Specs: Running Centos 6 64 Bit I am trying to chown a directory for all users on the VPS, aswell as for apache. But for some reason I can only have either apache, or just the users. I tried doing ...
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What's a reliable command-line Linux app for SFTP uploading?

I have to upload a large number of files via SFTP. I need a command-line app to do this on Linux CentOS 6. Yes, I've searched on Google and haven't found any that are reliable. I tried to use scp ...
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FTP Upload Corrupting PDF

I have a 100kb PDF file that we'll call Test.pdf. I'm using FTP to put Test.pdf on my website. However, the PDF is corrupted when it arrives on the website. So as a diagnostic test, I ran: $ ...
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How to keep open an FTP connection?

I connect to a remote webserver from my home machine using FTP. However, if I don't do anything in FTP for a minute or two, the remote server closes the connection. Consequently, I have to do some ...
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Filezilla client disconnects immediately after receiving hello message

I've recently installed FileZilla server on my desktop, and a client on my laptop, both latest versions. When I try to establish a connection in my local network, everything works fine. However, ...
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Filezilla connection - port blocked?

Since this morning I am unable to make a update with many files (i try to update the piwikinstallation, requires me to upload about 24mb). After a while, filezilla gets the answer from server, that ...
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FTP Url issue on Mac mini

We have a few Mac mini OS x 10.8.5 Mountain Lion machines. One machine is not able to load ftp URL on browsers. Checked terminals (command) also but it is not working. We have tried firewall and ...
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Can port forwarding setting of router be effective if dhcp is disabled and ip address distributed by other device out of my control

I want to set up a FTP server in my office computer. I know that I have to forward port 21 and I could handle that in my home network. But in my office computer, the router before my computer has ...
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550 Permission Denied for new VSFTPD user

So I have had numerous searches in Google as well as here on Super User. None of them are properly addressing a solution and if so, they aren't related to my issue exactly. root works fine, but I ...
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Different upload speeds on client and server - calculating upload time on the client side

Example: Client (my side) upload speed = 10Mbps Server upload speed = 5Mbps If I connect to the server (let's say using FTP) and try to upload 300MB file The only things to consider is the upload ...