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

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How to allow anonymous ftp user to delete access on a local folder

I have setup vsftpd on Lubuntu to allow access to anonymous users via the default FTP user. I have also set the root directory in /etc/vsftpd.conf for anonymous users to /mnt/Docs/Scans and set the ...
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vsftpd on raspberry pi doesn't chroot users

I'm attempting to run an FTP server on a raspberry pi, and after a lot of struggle I finally made it work, however for some reason the server doesn't place users into a chroot jail, and everyone can ...
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VSFTPD another home dir

Is there a way to specify home dir for local user which connect to vsftpd. By default, if user even not chrooted to home dir he moved to his home dir from /etc/passwd. But i want to specify home dir ...
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Linux Command to list all FTP users in shell including the users created using vsftpd

I have created a few ftp accounts/users on my CentOS server using vsftpd. Now I would like know the username of that accounts using SHELL. I have root password to access the SSH. I have tried to find ...
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Can not connect vsftpd remotely?

I have a home network with a Raspberry Pi and a Windows computer. I want to share files between these two via FTP. So I have downloaded, installed and configured VSFTPD on my Raspberry Pi. Now I can ...
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timeout on connecting to vsftpd on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to run a FTP server on it, using VSFTPD. I think the server is running as it should, I can connect to it locally: root@my-server:~# ftp <IP> ...
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What's the real security risk in VSFTPD of pasv_promiscuous=yes?

In VSFTPD, the default for pasv_promiscuous is "NO", and the man page indicates: Only enable if you know what you are doing! The only legitimate use for this is in some form of secure tunnelling ...
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Cannot make vsftpd work, logging in as anonymous

I want to configure my vsftpd server to accept anonymous FTP. I used the following /etc/vsftpd.conf: listen=YES anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=NO write_enable=YES anon_root=/tmp/ anon_max_rate=...
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Ubuntu 10.04 with vsftpd: Can't chown /var/www?

For the life of me, I can't seem to chown my /var/www folder on my server. i want to: chown -R ftpuser /var/www And it returns Invalid Argument on every file change attempt. I've tried sudo with ...
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Giving FTP user permissions to directory using vsftp and CentOS

I have done the following: useradd Max passwd Max usermod -d /test Max My vsftpd.conf: chroot_local_user=YES My /etc/passwd: Max:x:500:500::/test:/sbin/nologin Upon logging into FTP via ...
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vsftpd: 500 OOPS: prctl PR_SET_SECCOMP failed

I have an issue with vsftpd. When I connect to my FTP server via FileZilla I get the error: 500 OOPS: prctl PR_SET_SECCOMP failed Error: Critical error Error: Could not connect to server ...
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vsftpd 530 permission denied CentOS6.7

I'm running CentOS 6.7 and I'm trying to successfully establish an FTP connection using vsftpd. Please point me in the right direction! Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome ...
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(ftp client) uploaded file has wrong permissions

I've a ftp server on my linux machine, I've set rights rules to my server: 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 - ftpuser cannot upload files to server

I'm developing a website in Netbeans where I configured FTP to upload files to my server. On the server - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - I created a user called "ftpuser" specifically for this task. I installed ...
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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?
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Centos: vsftpd 2.2.2 - 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd

I'm very new to Linux, and I'm currently experimenting with it and several services in order to familiarize myself to it. I've installed vsftpd to access the machine over ftp however I'm getting the ...
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Is it possible to make UNIX FTP client and CentOS VSFTPD server working together?

I have a UNIX bull AIX client with ftp installed and a CentOS 6.2 server with vsftpd installed. Can the client connect to the server ? Cause it seems that the vsftpd server is refusing all ...
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Vsftpd does not show any files on CentOS

I want to run a ftp server on CentOS to back up some of my files, so I decided to use vsftpd. According to serveral sites I've searched for configuring vsftp, I almost done every steps to running it ...
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how can I jail user in a directory in ubuntu?

I have installed vsftpd in ubuntu. I have created a user in name of ftpadmin by command sudo useradd ftpadmin and I have set its password too, I also have created a home directory for it using ...
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Can't access my FTP Server due to change in value of IP_MODULES in iptables_config file

I could once access my FTP server usinf FIleZilla (FTP CLient) but couldn't upload files into it successfully. After trying the chmod 0777 and chown options and still couldn't upload files. I searched ...
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How to create ftp restricted user with vsftpd? (by terminal in ubuntu)

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 with vsftpd. I need to create ftp users able to access only directories like /var/www/nameDirectory. I though it was a very basic feature, but seems not... I tried to use,...
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Rename files if already exists centos7

I have a vsftpd installed in my centos 7 server. The problem is that i have mutiple clients sent files concurrently to the same ftp, and i am not able to rename the client file. The filename is ...
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What is the correct way to set up FTP on a Multisite Webserver

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 as a webserver with multiple websites. I want to grant users FTPS access to certain directories in order to administer the website. I have the directories for multiple sites ...
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SSH login too slow in Centos 6.6

SSH login take too much time in my CentOS machine, and also a ftp server is running on it. Please help me to speedup the login time for both root and ftp user. I tried some tricks but no improvements....
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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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SFTP file writes show completed in FileZilla but on server side 0 bytes written

Kind of a weird issue here. We have a lot of data dropped on our SFTP, and sometimes we get a lot of files written with 0 bytes. Upon checking the remote users SFTP Client (FileZilla) it shows the ...
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Vsftpd with sqlite3 as PAM

Long Version I have a vsftpd server setup on my Raspberry Pi (running "Raspbian GNU/Linux 7" a flavour of Debian Wheezy). I would like to setup accounts using PAM. If possible I would use sqlite3 ...
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FTP and WWW services don't acknowledge connections

I have Lubuntu 14.04 LTS with vsftpd and the lamp stack (apache2, etc.) installed. Everything works fine on the LAN. Externally, the services don't acknowledge connection attempts. I can see packets ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.0.4 vsftpd timeout using external IP

I am having a problem connecting to my Ubuntu 12.0.4 server with vsftpd using my external IP. Connecting with local IP is successful. I am using FileZilla for the ftp client. I know there is a bunch ...
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vsftpd returns wrong pasv_address

I use vsftpd on my CentOS6.4 home server. Recently I noticed that I can connect to the ftp but LIST command fails because vsftpd is returning wrong IP address when entering passive mode. I figured ...
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CentOS permissions for FTP user - 550 Create directory operation failed

I have created an ftp user on my CentOS server. Now I can log in remotely via ftp using my username and password, see all the directory listings (not limited/jailed) to any directory, but I cannot ...
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properly not using root login for permissions with ftp

First off, I have a strong belief that I am trying to solve this issue with the entirely wrong point of view, so please, feel free to yell at me about how entirely wrong I am. My problem is that my ...
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vsftpd: login as one user, work as another

The local user wcsadmin has default umask and can create files and, what's more important, directories in a shared folder /ftp. The new directory /ftp/test has owner wcsadmin and permissions drwxr-xr-...
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Can't start VSFTPD

I cannot get my FTP server to start, I have checked by using top and it does not show up. When I use sudo /etc/init.d/vsftpd restart I get this "Stopping FTP server: No /usr/sbin/vsftpd found running; ...
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GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received when setting up vsftpd with SSL

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 on EC2 with vsftpd 3.0.2 I have set up the SSL certs and my vsftpd.conf is: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES ...
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Rapsberry webserver nginx - How to publicly acces FTP vsftpd

I have set up my Raspberry Pi to run Nginx for my webserver. My public IP shows the first website, the domain folder, I made on it, this happens on port 80. Now I have set up vsftpd as my FTP server, ...
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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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How to create simple read/write login to specific folder on Linux server? (ftp/ssh/other..)

I've got a simple Ubuntu (14.04) server. I now want to give ftp or ssh access to a specific folder to a friend of mine. Either ftp or ssh would be fine, I'm just after a quick setup. The problem is ...
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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 local_enable=...
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Permission on create folder in ftp using vsftpd

i need create folder on FTP with permissions 755 and files with 644, so i set local_umask=02, and files are create with permissions 644 but folders stay 775, how to make folder with permissions 755, ...
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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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mount multiple windows shared folders in one Linux folder

As title say, im trying to mount multiple windows shared folders in one of Linux folder. I have two hard disk/drives, and in each of them have Folders that are shared. This folders i like to put on my ...
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NAT - FTPS (Error : Failed to retrieve directory list)

I have setup ftp server (Ubuntu 13.04 / Picuntu 4.4) using vsftpd. The plain FTP works perfectly fine. In order to secure the connection, I added ssl encryption. The server accepts the login ...
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Unable to authenticate vsFTPd virtual user wih SSH/SFTP Ubuntu 12.04

I'm somewhat new to linux so forgive me if the answer is an obvious one. I've been trying for days now without success. I'm setting up a simple SFTP service with vsFTPd. I've had no issues setting up ...
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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 default?...
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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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ftp error `530 Permission denied` on Redhat Linux System

I am using right username still I'm getting the below error on my Redhat Server: [root@server2 log]# ftp localhost Connected to localhost.localdomain. 220 (vsFTPd 2.0.5) 530 Please login with USER ...
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local user cannot access vsftpd server

I'm currently running a vsftpd server and I added the necessary configurations in vsftpd.conf so that local users can use clients like FileZilla to manage their homes in a server. I found out that ...
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vsftpd hides certain extensions, how to disable it?

I just enabled vsftpd on my laptop (Fedora 18 if that matters and vsftpd version 3.0.2) and tried to connect to it with my Android phone: success! Still, some minutes later, I stumbled upon a folder ...
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how to debug when xinetd says : got signal 17 (child exited)

I am trying to start services vsftpd and sshd using xinetd. my config files are as follows. /etc/xinetd.conf defaults { instances = 60 log_type = FILE /var/log/...