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

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Vsftpd 3.0.5 won’t allow virtual users login

I’m trying to deploy the latest version of vsftpd and having difficulties with configuring virtual users and logging in to the FTP with them. I keep getting error 530 even though the users and ...
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Revoke FTP permissions to subfolder for a certain user

I'm working in a web project to which several people can access to the FTP. There is a particular user that should no access to a certain sub-folder, so I would like to revoke the access to it. The ...
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How can I use Blowfish cipher algorithm for securing FTP connection in a vsftpd service?

I need to implement an SFTP server that uses Blowfish as the cipher algorithm for the communications. The FTP server will be in an Ubuntu OS. I initially installed vsftpd service and I'm trying to ...
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Why would vsftpd be logging to syslog even though logging is disabled in vsftpd?

I have all logging disabled in /etc/vsftpd but for some reason it is still logging to /var/log/syslog and I can't figure out why. root@unraid:/etc# cat /etc/vsftpd.conf # vsftpd.conf for unRAID # ...
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Cannot access FTP (vsdtpd) from LAN using public address. Works from WAN

I cannot access my ftp server (vsftpd) from LAN network (the same where server is running) using public IP address. It works only through local IP. Works through public IP, but outside my network. ...
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vsftpd on mac OS Monterey (12.1) - 553 Could not create file

I've been trying to set up vsftpd on my MBP and I can log in, but I can't upload any file. I get: 227 Entering Passive Mode (192,168,1,69,119,174). 553 Could not create file. Here's the set up: ...
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vsftpd folder/subfolders permissions

I have set-up a VSFTPD and it's working, however there is a little problem with the permissions that is acting wierd. If I access the FTP user I created I can see all folders, subfolders and files ...
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Is it possible to turn my Mac Pro into an FTP server without using any third party FTP clients like Filezilla or VSFTPD?

I want to turn a Mac Pro Tower into an FTP server that exchanges files locally between my MacBooks and Homebrewed PS3 and Xbox 360. I don’t want to install any third party FTP clients and am wondering ...
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FTP Server - 553 Could not create file

Hi iam trying to upload a file to an Linux FTP server using vsftpd When uploading a file (eather through FileZilla or via batch script) i recieve the error 553 My vsftpd.conf looks as followed: # ...
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Cannot connect to VSFTPD on port 21

I have installed vsftpd on my Linux Ubuntu 21.04 instance using the following: sudo apt-get install vsftpd I have enabled FTP in my ufw firewall using the following: sudo ufw allow ftp My /etc/...
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VSFTPD error: Server does not support non-ASCII characters

My password has non-ascii characters, and I get the warning that the server might not be supported. When I change the password without including non-ascii characters, I do manage to connect and see ...
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Verifying Diffie-Hellman groups used with vsftpd

We're using vsftp as an FTPS server using TLS 1.2 encryption and I would like to: Confirm what Diffie-Hellman group is currently being used Confirm that vsftpd 3.0.3 supports secp256r1 & ...
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Is there any way to filter files by their content in FTP? (not by file names)

I'm trying to filter the content of an FTP directory to see if any of the files contain a certain phrase that I want to look for. I've been trying to find for a few hours if there's any way to do this,...
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vsftpd FTP server is using pasv mode when connected from Linux but port mode when connected from Windows

Did searching but not helping, what's below is my vsftpd.conf, hope I can get some help # Example config file /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf # # The default compiled in settings are fairly paranoid. This ...
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sftp users have full access on linux running vsftpd

I've setup sftp on my linux server using vsftpd, All the required user permission, owners has been set. But, when I put following in /etc/ssh/sshd_config my ftp connection fails with broken pipe error,...
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Can vsftpd handle DOS\Windows style backslash in path names?

Is there an option to allow backslash in path on vsftpd? Example problem from script in use. CD FTPUSER\FROM_FOLDER CD: Failed changing remote folder FTPUSER\FROM_FOLDER! (Remote sever replay: 550 ...
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Create a multiple of vsftpd.conf

my vsftpd is working fine but only for one domaine ! that i can create multiple users. So now i want that a can create a vsftpd for a multiple domaine and then i will need to get a multiple config ... ...
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How to calculate effective throughput from link speed, packet loss (%) and delay information?

I am working on a networks assignment where two linux VMs (say client and server) are connected by a bridge and I have to use ftp (vsftpd) to send a 100 MB file from client to server. I have set the ...
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NLST result without the directory from vsftpd

Is there a config in VSFTPD where NLST <dir> send back only the filename and not <dir>/<filename> ? ftp> nlist OUT 227 Entering Passive Mode (149,202,207,54,212,185). 150 Here ...
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vsftp - GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received

I am running vsftp on Ubuntu 18.04 on Azure. Filezilla clients are 3.52.2 (Windows) and 3.28.0 (Ubuntu 18.04). The error seen at the client is the same for both. Status: Resolving address of myserver....
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Why my ftp server doesnt work in passive mode but works in active mode? [duplicate]

Trying to setup a FTP server on a EC2. I have installed vsftp and followed this tutorial When I try to connect with the -p option I cannot pass any command. Everything is smooth without it. I have ...
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Setting up FTP over SSL for multiple domains

I'm in the process of setting up a FTP access over SSL on CentOS using VSFTPD and I'm having some issues. I'm using an Apache with several Virtual servers, one for each domain. Following some guides I'...
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Dynamic rights for a folder

So here's the thing. I run debian 10 with VMbox on win10. Kinda getting used to UNIX environment. I use vsftpd to transfer files between virtual Debian and my actual WWin10. I mostly do stuff under ...
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Vsftpd Implementation "Per-user only one active concurrent session is allowed"

Vsftpd Implementation "Per-user only one active concurrent session is allowed" I found that Pure-FTP has this compile options "--with-peruserlimits". I wonder if vsftpd has this option?
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How to change default directory for a vsftpd to a virtualhost folder?

I have configured multiple virtual hosts in Apache in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I am creating users with useradd <username>. I want to assign the directory of the virtual host to a specific user in ...
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Why is a Windows user getting permission denied attempting to connect to vsftpd server?

I have a Ubuntu 18 LTS server running vsftpd. Several users are able to use the ftp service without any issues but one user consistently gets an error attempting to connect to the server. The user ...
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FTP access to a folder but not the whole filesystem

I need to allow a third party to access the folder /var/spool/asterisk/monitor through FTP (vsftpd on CentoOS 7). I've created the user, tuned the vstfpd.conf file and the user can connect and access ...
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How to allow FTP traffic in iptables without opening all ports higher then 1024 to tcp connection?

The best answer I found for allowing FTP traffic with iptables is here Following that I used the following iptables rules: iptables -A INPUT -m conntrack --ctstate ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT ...
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vsftpd - can't upload via upload tool but can with ftp client

I am using nginx as my web server and vsftpd for FTP access. I have all set up and a test site running which is accessible from the outside world. Also have an API backend that is also serving fine. ...
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vsftpd uses TLS1.1 even after disabling

I have disabled TLS1.1 and SSLv3 in my vsftpd.conf ssl_tlsv1_1=NO ssl_tlsv1_2=YES ssl_tlsv1=NO ssl_sslv2=NO ssl_sslv3=NO ssl_ciphers=DHE-RSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256:DHE-RSA-AES256-GCM-SHA384:DHE-DSS-AES128-...
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vsftpd cannot connect to server

# uname -a Linux localhost 4.19.0-6-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.67-2+deb10u2 (2019-11-11) x86_64 GNU/Linux # apt install vsftpd I've only changed the following parameter in vi /etc/vsftpd.conf listen=...
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227 Entering Passive Mode (0,0,0,0,...) when connecting to vsftpd FTP server

As said in the title, I don't manage to connect my Windows 10 host to my FTP server on the VirtualBox guest side (Ubuntu 18.04). On the guest side, the vsftpd server works fine, I can connect without ...
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vsftpd: Uploaded files 0 bytes/stuck uploads

We do have multiple servers across multiple datacenters. They all run the same configuration of vsftpd, with ssl certificates created on the same day. All certificates are self signed, but did not run ...
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service: command not found when trying to start vsftpd in centos

I am trying to use FTP on CentOS. I use this way to install: sudo yum -y install vsftpd when I use whereis to check the location of vsftpd, I can find it: But when I try service vsftpd start ...
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Popular FTP clients failed to autodetect that VSFTPD serves UTF-8 file names

I run vsftpd 3.0.3 / armv7l / Debian 9.11 / Kernel 4.14.133+ Some paths have Greek characters. In file /etc/vsftpd.conf there is a line utf8_filesystem=YES but, also, this is the default behavior. ...
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Scheduled automatic FTP

We receive stock inventory updates from our 7 distributors every day in an FTP download. How can I set up a scheduled to pull the CSV file from each distributors FTP daily into one folder? For example ...
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NetBeans 8 - FTP server refused connection - Could not parse response code

I try to connect to my server via sftp but I get FTP server XY refused connection. So I tried it again with the FTP Client FileZilla, and there it works. This is my config: I also tried to change ...
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Different Users - different SSH keys

I have two users on my Ubuntu server: user1 (home: /home/user1 - owned by user1) has sudo rights user2 (home: /opt/apps - not owned by user2) is only used for sftpd. I disabled password login to ...
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File transfer with vsftpd does not work with TLS, but does work with unencrypted connection

I have an Ubuntu server at home. I access it from outside my network via NAT redirections. I use the port 3876 to connect to the FTP, and this port is redirected by the router to the IP of the ...
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What is the anonymous user in vsftp?

I'm working on a new FTP server with Very Simple FTP (vsftp) and wondering how exactly the anonymous user works in vsftp. The Archwiki doesn't seem to give a good explanation of what it is, only that ...
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Anonymous user can't see my uploaded files on vsftpd

I have a directory /var/ftp/pub with drwxr--r-- permissions for ftpuser. I put my files in there, but anonymous account can not see them. The files themselves have -rw-r--r-- permissions. It could be ...
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Passive mode for vsftpd without SSL inside a VM

this is my scenario: someone needs to push some files from a really old mainframe that only works with plain FTP (no SSH, no SSL). In my environment, I have a VM with Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4....
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FileZilla shall use SFTP but doesn't

Setup follows at the end I have a server running vsftp and I setup user "cu1", so that connection is using a certificate. I want to setup an SFTP-Server so that I can connect to restricted home ...
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FTP User/Group permission on VSFTPD and UBUNTU

I developed a vsftp server with three user groups: g1, g2, g3. Each group has a folder with its name. For example. /home/server/g1 /home/server/g2 /home/server/g3 Each group also has users sudo ...
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Can't change directory or transfer files with vsftpd

I've installed vsftpd on my computer with Gentoo Linux. I'm connecting to it from localhost. There seems to be nothing wrong with networking or privileges, since I can log into the ftp server and ...
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Where is /etc/init.d/vsftpd on macos?

I would like to perform the equivalent in linux of sudo /etc/init.d/vsftpd restart
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Owner/Group of files deployed via vsftpd user are always set to root:root

I created a vsftpd user and added it to NetBeans and setup deployment with it. But if I upload something then the owner is always changed to root:root which causes deployment problems. It should ...
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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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Mounted volume does not appear in FTP client using vsftpd

Using vsftpd and filezilla, I can connect and view files and directories in a user's home directory. An empty directory is initially visible, but after I mount an ext2 volume to it, the directory ...
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Vsftpd is not working properly

OS:CentOS 7.6 64bit problem The FTP service is not working properly. Repeatedly log in when connecting. Unable to authenticate user. Information is provided below. If you know how to solve this ...
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