vsftpd is an FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux.

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SFTP sending files between laptops on Ubuntu

I want to transfer files between two Ubuntu systems using SFTP. I have got it set-up and I can connect to the other laptop, ping it and see its file list using sftp> dir. I can see the files on the ...
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Receiving 530 login incorrect error for all user accounts other than my own: vsftpd Ubuntu 12.04

I just setup a vsftpd server. I have a few accounts for family and friends (actual useradd accounts) and mounted a shared directory in their home folder. However, I seem to be the only one with ftp ...
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Installed vsftpd in my Ubuntu machine, but wasn't asked for admin password?

I just installed vsftpd on my Turnkey Linux virtual machine and I can connect to it, a prompt is displayed asking me for my password. What is the default username/password for vsftpd? I also enabled ...
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How does local_umask and file_open_mode work?

I had some problems with the filepermissions when local users uploaded their files via vsftp to a server. I wanted the files to have all 766 permissions. After a lot of trial and error I found out ...
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How can I disallow files to be uploaded in a certain directory?

I have a FTP user, their default directory is /home/user/. I am in need of a setting that will remove the ability for files, and directories in that directory. However, they can freely create new ...
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How to set up virtual users in vsftpd?

I've read this tutorial: http://howto.gumph.org/content/setup-virtual-users-and-directories-in-vsftpd/ My configuration is as follow: ---vsftpd.conf--- listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO ...
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The @ symbol and systemctl and vsftpd

I have a two part question. What is the significance of the @ symbol in systemctl scripts? How to start vsftpd in fedora 16, (which in some tutorials seems to contain an @ in it's name)? I ...
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Linux `mount --bind` made client's folder disappear?

I tried making a VSFTPD user with access to all of our clients' FTP folders. (the users are all chroot'ed to their home directories, where the public_html folders are). What I did was create a new ...
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Why won't vsftpd let me log in with a virtual user account?

I would like to use vsftpd with virtual users and pam_pwdfile.so. I installed vsftpd and added two users (ramon and dragon) via htpasswd to my file /etc/vsftpd.passwd. The /etc/pam.d/vsftpd is ...
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How do I get a very simple VSFTPD server working?

I'm running Arch Linux with kernel 2.6.35-ec2. I've got the most recent version of VSFTPD installed and running. Here is its log file: anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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Linking a folder to another folder (FTP) (LINUX)

I'm using VSFTP and jailed my users into a certain directory under their home. Example: /home/$user/downloads What should i do, if i want to add an additional folder under the /downloads folder that ...
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ftp configuration tool

I have a small LAN at home - 4 computers. 3 machines run Ubuntu and one has Windows. I want to use one of my Ubuntu machines as a LAMP server. I want to have different users from their own machines ...
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How to set permission to ftp-user so that has FTP access to /home/another-user/www/public_html folder?

I'm a novice with Linux/Unix. Basically I'm attempting to setup a Web server, and FTP server on a Linux box via SSH. My plan is to have Apache's root folder inside the main user account like ...
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The Opposite of Umask for vsftpd

Is there a way to force permissions on newly created files, similar to umask, but in reverse? I already know I can kludge it with a cron job, but I am hoping that there is a better way. The setup ...
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vsftpd chmod upload permissions

I have vsftpd 2.3.2-3. After user uploaded a file it has -rw-------(0600) permissions. Of course user can change permissions manually to anything he likes. But how to set for example 0700 by ...
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Enabling FTPES and normal FTP connections on vsftpd

vsftpd was automatically installed onto my Ubuntu server to allow FTPES connections by some auto installer script I ran. How can I enable it to auto accept normal FTP connections as well? Is this ...
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Fluctuating transfer speeds with md RAID5/vsftpd

I have an Ubuntu 8.04.4 server with an md RAID5 consisting of 9 drives. While transferring a large amount of data to it (through vsftpd) I noticed very bad transfer speed fluctuation. For example ...
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VSFTP configuring virtual user using passwd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why won't vsftpd let me log in with a virtual user account? I'm trying to configure virtual FTP users along with real users on a server. I installed VSFTP and it ...
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vsftpd email notification

i'm using vsftp on ubuntu 9.04 Is it possible to send an email whenever a user uploads a file to a particular folder using ftp?