ProFTPD is a popular free and open-source ftp server daemon for unix-like systems

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ProFTPD Config not working [LIMIT]

Morning All, I have a user called 'ftp' I want them to be able to move files into basically an 'Archive' directory - create files etc, but NOT delete files in the config I have: <Directory ...
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AllowGroup in proftpd not working

i want to limit ftp logins to only users from a specific group: in /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf i have: <Limit LOGIN> AllowGroup ftpuser </Limit> but i can still connect to ftp ...
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Is it possible to define a custom basepath for proftpd home directories?

I know the DefaultRoot ~ setting that you can use to jail users into their home directories but I need to customize this. When authenticating with proftpd I get the user's home-directory from ldap ...
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chown: changing ownership not permitted, even though running as root

I managed to configure my Raspberry Pi as an FTP server with ProFTPD. The only problem is, I can´t upload and rename files and Windows Explorer says: 350 File or directory exists,ready for ...
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Mount external share on access

I'm serving a few files on and FTP site. Some of these files are hosted on a seperate Windows machine, but I want everything accessible on the same FTP server, and it's too many files to mirror. ...
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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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How to make md5 be supported with ftpasswd

I am using xampp on mac, trying to change the default password in proftpd.conf. I reckon what I need to do is to use ftpasswd get my new password hash and replace the old one in proftpd.conf. So I ...
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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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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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Make FTP Server on virtualbox work in passive mode

I have an ubuntu server installed on a virtual box. I installed proftpd in it and forwarded the port 21 (ftp port) from the network settings of the virtual box. The problem is the ftp client is using ...
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ProFTPD does not handle connection drops - is it normal?

I need to download large files from an FTP server running ProFTPD. The server is not mine, all I can do if some problems occur is to contact its admin. And the problem is as follows. First, I connect ...
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Setting up a server at home with ports 21 and 80

I am sure that this question has been asked over and over again throughout the internet, but I still need some advice on this issue, as I am not very familiar with all these networking thingy. I am ...
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ProFTPD stops working after a few transfers

My ProFTPD server is able to accept connections for a while, but after about 5-6 transfers or 10 minutes it all further transfers fail. It doesn't matter if they are uploads or downloads, but I have ...
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FTP server questions

I'm currently trying to set up a home FTP server using debian and proftpd and I've run into a problem that has me confused. I have most things set up already, I believe, but I cannot access my ftp ...
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Ubuntu always asks for RSA certificate passphrase with ftpserver installed

I am trying to learn how to use Linux servers. I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have apache2, mysql, and proftpd installed. For proftpd I created authentication via TLS. I had to generate a ...
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How do I chroot LDAP users in proftpd AND allow a single LDAP admin user access to everything?

I use proftpd to host an FTP server. By default, all users are chrooted to /var/ftp/%u (where %u is their username). This is done by using the DefaultRoot directive. I now have a need to provide an ...
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Make Server Wake on Connection

I always lock my laptop when I'm not using it, and I keep the lid up when I leave my house, but I find that someone almost always shuts the lid. This prevents me from connecting to my TLS-encrypted ...
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ProFTPd server fails to send directory listing

I host a FTP server with proftpd on Cygwin/Windows 7. Unfortunately it does not work, as people can log in, but not view the directory listing. Cygwin users have guaranteed me this is a software issue ...
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PROFTPD - Why permission denied?

I installed proftpd on my server, I tried to connect to the server but I get LOGIN INCORRECT. I have seen the log and I found this: Apr 26 13:02:39 vmi** proftpd[16738] vmi**.**.com ...
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Best practice: Where to install Linux packages

Where is the best path to install all files of package when compiling? For example - I want to install ProFTPd, so there's an option --prefix=/usr/local/proftpd , which means, that all files ...