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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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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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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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default file permissions for ftp uploads in ubuntu (vsftpd)

I followed this answer for setting default file permissions in my web root folder. I am trying to set all files/dirs to 775 by default. This works fine when creating files within linux and also when ...
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XUbuntu vsftpd couldnt restart

# sudo /etc/init.d/vsftpd restart Rather than invoking init scripts through /etc/init.d, use the service(8) utility, e.g. service vsftpd restart Since the script you are attempting to invoke has been ...
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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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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 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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how to track files in vsftpd on fedora

I installed vsftpd server on fedora. many users are uploading files. I want to track files, that means, who has uploaded the files, and I want to know the IP address of the system.
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How to open files (music, videos) from FTP directly from Explorer ( Windows Vista)

I have two computers. On the first I have Debian and on the second I have Windows Vista. I've set up vsftpd in Debian and connected to it from Vista. I'm browsing the FTP directory from Windows ...
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VSFTP Users and Directories

I'm stuck. I've been working all day on trying to figure out what I'm doing wrong and I've hit wall after wall. What I'm trying to do: Setup FTP in such a way that certain users have access only to ...
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Why cannot `ftp` program read a file in /tmp directory?

While making an automated ftp upload script, I noticed a very strange behaviour of ftp program: if I want to send a file which belongs to /tmp directory, ftp will always fail and give an error ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Setting up Apache with multiple FTP users and vsftpd

I'm trying to get my Apache setup with a single user 'ftpuser' both be able to share/access the /var/www/html directory, which contains various files/sub directories. However, when I log in via FTP ...
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Is there a size limit for pam modules run by vsftpd?

I'm writing a pam module to let users authenticate against a PostreSQL database linked to a Django site. It works fine when I let sshd use it, but whenever I try it with vsftpd I get the following ...
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FTP, CentOS and SELinux Permissions

I am trying to use vsftpd to allow a user to ftp in and edit files in /var/www/html where most files are owned by apache. So far I have used setsebool to enable system wide ftp, and I've also used ...
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Running multiple vsftpd daemons with multiple PAM files

If I am running multiple vsftpd daemons on a single machine, is it possible to specify the pluggable authentication module for each one? In other words, can two vsftpd server instances run on ...
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Want FTP server (VSFTPD) configured for file sharing on fedora

I am using fedora to host a FTP server for internal use and I am using vsftpd for this. It is using the configuration file /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf. The configuration I am using is as follows: ...
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vsftpd on debian

After installing vsftpd on debian wheezy based on tutorials I have been switching off anonymous enabled, but before telneting port 21 response OK, checking again on anonymous off the availability of ...
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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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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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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 seems to require 777 on web root

Am currently setting up vsftpd on a server and am struggling with the permissions. I created an ftpuser and set its home directory to /web (/web is a symlink to /usr/share/nginx/ - contains the www ...
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add ftp server to a subdomain

I'm currently running an ftp server (vsftpd) on my site say www.domain.com. I'd like to change this so users can type in ftp.domain.com instead of www.domain.com to get to my ftp. I'm confused with ...
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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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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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CentOs vsftpd - Users not being jailed

I have 3 users created and I have installed and configured (or so I thought) VSFTP to jail users to their own home directory but it's not working they can browse right to the route folders. What am I ...
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Determining configuration files location used by vsfpd in Fedora?

I made some changes to vsfpd.conf, but they are not taking effect. I suspect that it is using a config file from another location. Is there a way to determine whether or not it is using the ...
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vsftp upload timeout on ubuntu

I have set up VSFTPD on my Ubuntu 12.04. Nearly everthing is working fine. Connecting, authentication, retrieving directory listings, downloadings files. All works as expected. My problem is the file ...
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Vsftpd upload file with www-data permission

how can i get correct permissions drwxrwxr-x on file that are uploaded with Ftpuser1 in /var/www? Actually if i create file with Ftpuser1 i got this : -rw-r--r-- 1 Ftpuser1 www-data 0 Jul 11 ...
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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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Create a “superuser” in vsftpd

I want to create user which can enter any folder in /var/ftp of every user. How can I do this? This is part of my vsftpd.conf: virtual_use_local_privs=YES user_sub_token=$USER ...
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vsftpd and persistent errors

I'm configuring a ftp user using this : useradd mz -d /home/ftp/mz -s /bin/false then check password: passwd mz and setting permissions chmod -R 777 /home/ftp/mz and changing owner chown ...
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FTP in xampp or vsftpd

I just know Xampp can provide web, SQL and ftp services on the server. I also know vsftpd gives ftp service. So which one do I choose if some one wants to give his server ftp service? Which one do you ...
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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: 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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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 ...
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Problems to configure FTP server

Im try configure Vsftpd in Ubuntu installed on a computer that works as Server in my office. This server have the next local IP: 192.168.1.20 I need that, others pc (inside the LAN) connect via FTP ...
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vsftp with ssl configuration on ubuntu12.04

I am able to configure vsftpd on ubuntu 12.04.02 ,but now I want it to use over internet so I am planning it to use with ssl . i generate ssl -key add lines relevant to ssl enable on vsftpd.conf file ...
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Amazon EC2 setup vsftpd users correclty

I am starting to use Amazon EC2. A couple of days ago I managed to setup vsftpd and created some users, each of who was linked to a folder with its name... eg: /home/user1, /home/user2 It works ...
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Using virtual users with pam gives error

I get this error from PAM using mysql with vsftpd: PAM unable to dlopen(/lib/security/pam_mysql.so): /lib/security/pam_mysql.so: undefined symbol: make_scrambled_password From what I understand ...
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Ubuntu user ftp access

Having real issues with ftp access to my cloud VPS ubuntu solution. I have tried both vsftpd and pure-ftpd. I found that both were limited. I have now tried to focus on vsftpd as it is well received. ...