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

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Proftpd on Oracle VM VirtualBox not working

Got a problem right now, just put Debian 10 on an Oracle VirtualBox then I installed proftpd but it seems like I can't access to it. The weird thing is that the virtual box can get pinged ... I've ...
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Can't connect to proftpd FTP server from the internet

I am trying to connect to an ftp server that I configure myself. Locally it works fine, but when I try to connect through the internet by entering the domain, I get the following error: Status: ...
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Remove Proftpd in mac xampp

I want to remove proftpd from xampp in mac , I dont want to uninstall and reinstall , because I have lots of mysql db and htdocs files , thank you.
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Slow FTP transfers over LAN compared to SMB

I'm running an FTP server via ProFTPD on my RasberryPi 4 (4 GB RAM) as well as a Samba share folder to my Windows. I've got a sync setup from my PC to my pi HDD using Goodsync, and when I use my Samba ...
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FileZilla error: “The data connection could not be established: ETIMEDOUT - Connection attempt timed out” when connecting to ProFTPD

I'm still getting the error after trying the solutions here. Any other ideas how to solve this? I'm using a CentOS 7 server (64bit, x86), on AWS. Below are the messages from FileZilla. Status: ...
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How can I access ProFTPD, if XAMPP to AWS web server was done completely through the CLI?

I created a web server using EC2 and LAMPP. I can access the myPHPadmin, but I have no idea how to access ProFTPD. Additionally, XAMPP did not download locally on my pc so I cannot access htdocs. The ...
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proftpd no directory listing after activating TLS

I'm running proftpd on Ubuntu 18.x and activated TLS. Ports range for passive mode are open by ufw. Still, when TLS is activated in the proftpd config, directory listing fails. What could be the ...
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Let user only see files, which owned (the rest hide) in proftpd

I have installed proftpd. My main goal is to set up everything, that users can only see files, which they owned, and the rest just hide from them. I tried umask, but this seems to not working at all. ...
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ProFTPD, creating or modifying a file gives 550: Operation not permitted

I'm using a centos 6.9 with PLESK Onyx server. Since yesterday my ftp service is broken. Everytime i want to create or edit a file it gives me a 550 error. But when i want to create a directory, ...
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Connection issue with vsftpd and ProFTPD from Windows 10

I have one server, Linux based, I use for some years like a backup cloud server. This work very well with client like Windows 7, Ubuntu and Android. But Not with Windows 10. All programs I have used ...
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chroot issues with ProFTPD

I'm running ProFTP on Centos 7. I have successfully installed the server and created a user that can login to the server. The problem is that the user always gets access to the root directory of the ...
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Cannot connect to FTP via Filezilla on Lightsail

I created an instance of Debian on Amazon Lightsail. Everything works fine except FTP. I added port 21 to the firewall: Next, I followed these instructions to the letter on how to install proftpd: ...
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FTP Illegal PORT command

I've set up proftpd to use ssl/tls. Trying to connect I get an 'Illegal PORT command' Finding Host xxx.nl ... Connecting to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:21 Connected to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:21 in 0.018001 seconds, ...
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FTP Illegal PORT command [duplicate]

I've set up proftpd to use ssl/tls. Trying to connect I get an 'Illegal PORT command' Finding Host xxx.nl ... Connecting to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:21 Connected to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:21 in 0.018001 seconds, ...
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FTP access error from Safari in iOS / macOS after updating OS

I have a ProFTPd Server where the users can access to files using links dynamically generated in a website. The link URL follows the pattern ftp://user:password@host/path/to/file With the new iOS 11 ...
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FTP LIST and PASV commands not working in one program, but only on one server

So the weirdest thing is happening to me right now. I just installed a new server (Ubuntu Server 16.04.4 LTS) and installed ProFTPD to transfer files with ease. I normally use TotalCMD for my FTP ...
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How to force proftpd to use passive mode by default?

Any time I want to upload a file to proftpd I need to type in the command passive Problem is: when I do use some ready to go scripts like backup-manager, I cannot pass there ftp -p option, so I ...
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Configure proftpd to use standalone via apt-get?

Is it possible to pass in arguments to the command apt-get install proftpd such that the resulting installation process will assume "stand-alone" mode, without prompting the user for information? (...
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Received TLS alert from the server: Handshake failed (40)

I've got new web server with proftpd onboard. The problem is I can't connect to it through filezilla FTP client because it gives me an error Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome ...
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Migrating from filezilla to proftpd

I was assigned to put a Linux file server in place of the existing FileZilla server. I chose the proftpd. Task: Automated migration of 600+ accounts with the mapping of their folders structure and ...
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Add multiple FTP servers with different IPs and different ports that work simultaneously

I'm using proftpd in a Debian environment. Currently, I know I can create multiple virtual hosts with different IP addresses, and that I can change the port on which they listen. But what file should ...
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UFW Blocking FTP Access

I have installed UFW on debian and now my FTP server is not working whenever I connect to it using a client, it allows me to log in and lists my home directory, but whenever I try to navigate ...
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ProFTPD DisplayLogin not showing?

In my config I have set DisplayLogin to /etc/welcome.msg and inside welcome.msg set a welcome message and saved it. I then restart the ProFTPD service, go to connect via FileZilla and the message is ...
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ProFTPD: Connecting works, file transfer doesn't

In our local network I set up a ProFTPD Server on my RaspPi in order to tell my FTP-enabled Webcam to store it's pictures there. However, I am not able to get it to work. What I did was installing ...
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ProFTPD issue - fail at LIST

i use plesk 17.0.17 #Update 4 and centOS 7.2.1511. I cannot connect via ftp the secure log says: proftpd: pam_listfile(proftpd:auth): Couldn't open /etc/ftpusers proftpd[3623]: 0.0.0.0 (xx.xx.xx) -...
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proftpd - Insecure server, it does not support FTP over TLS

I'm trying to configure a FTP proftpd server with TLS in Ubuntu 16.04 I'm using proftpd from the proftpd-basic ubuntu package, which has tls_mod module compiled as shared module: $ sudo proftpd -vv ...
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TLS module in ProFTPD

I wanted to configure ProFTPD in Ubuntu 16.04 I've installed the proftpd-basic package (the only one I could find in the repositories): $ dpkg --get-selections | grep proftpd proftpd-basic ...
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Why does FTP client connect to XAMPP/ProFTPD but fails to login with system login details?

I am using XAMPP to test out my wordpress site development. I am trying to install a plugin. This requires to send a file over FTP. I am using XAMPP stack which comes with "ProFTPD". So as per the ...
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CentOS/Proftpd Directory Limit

I have a proftpd setup to use SQL for permissions (both ssh and ftp). all users user the same id. I want to restrict a particular user (client) to only LIST, STOR, and STOU in their home directory (/...
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How can I access localhost using XAMPP with Filezilla on Mac OS X?

I successfully installed XAMPP on Mac OS X EL Capitan Version 10.11.1. Apache Server, ProFTPD and MySQL Database are running. I followed XAMPP's How-to-guide to transfer files via the proFTPD server /...
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ProFTPd split logs to multiple files

Is there any way that I can split ProFTPd log file in to small files like Apache does? proftpd.log (current) proftpd.log.1 (archive) proftpd.log.2 (archive) proftpd.log.3 (archive) etc ... Currently ...
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Files are fully sent but not fully received on ftp server (proftpd)

I was trying to use proftpd to setup a ftp server on an old laptop that I have. However, after setting up the server and users successfully, I noticed that unless the file is small enough (about 50 kb)...
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Mod_quotatab for a global quota

Is there a way to use mod_quotatab with proftpd and have a quota that extends over every user as a total, instead of each user individually?
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ProFTPd overwrite directory setting when globbing

I have lots of folders and I want to apply some settings (hide files) to almost all of them, but there are 2 folders where I want different settings. proftpd.conf: <Directory /shared/A/> ...
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Proftpd - using virtualhosts, global section, server context correctly

Short version: What is the difference between the server context and a virtualhost section in the proftpd configuration file? In the sense of what can I do with the former I can't do with the latter. ...
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Some files/directories are not listed by ProFTPD server

I just inherited a WordPress site that a client had half-developed by another web developer. The site is hosted on a Strato dedicated server and has got a Plesk installed on it. I just made an FTP ...
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FreeBSD make error - File 5.19 supports only version 12 magic files. /usr/share/misc/magic.mgc is version 8?

I'm having trouble reinstalling ProFTPD on a FreeBSD 10.1 setup. The server is newly upgraded from 10.0 to 10.1. When I start the make install clean process, these warnings first shows on screen. ===&...
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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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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 Pi'...
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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 ...