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Questions tagged [vsftpd]

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

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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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Not able to access ftp from browser

OS I'am using CentOS 6.10 I am trying to configure active mode ftp by opening port 20 and 21 only. (Exactly I don't no how to configure active mode ftp) This is my iptables rule. [root@server ~]# ...
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User with global privileges on VSFTPD / Ubuntu

I'm running VSFTPD on Ubuntu 18.04 in a VPS server. I added a user to www-data group Set user home directory for /var/www I'd like to login with this user on ftp/sftp and that's mainly for notepad++ ...
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Install VSFTPD SERVER in Red Hat 2.6.32-754.3.5.el6.x86_64

I want to install VSFTPD SERVER in Red Hat 2.6.32-754.3.5.el6.x86_64 (the FTP server for Unix-like systems, including Linux) so I did this: [root@teatre ~]# yum install vsftpd Loaded plugins: ...
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vsftp on RedHat (CentOS) - make file-size and number of files quotes for anonymous uploads?

We have vsftpd service on our server but I didn't find a way to put limits on file size and total space available for anonymous file uploading (doing it via an account will make it harder - as our ...
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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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Unable to connect to vsftpd instance managed by xinetd on Centos 7

I am attempting to run an instance of vsftpd and have additional access controls and logging performed by xinetd. On the VM running both services, I can successfully initiate a ftp connection and ...
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CentOS 7 vsftpd incorrect folder permissions

I'm faced with two issues right now. I cannot write to the /var/www/* folders and I am able to traverse backward into the /var and / root directory! I'm using vsftpd and in the config I'm using the ...
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Ensure ftp users to access only to their own directory

I would like to set up a vsftpd server that allows to some users to access in read/write mode only to their own directory (each user has access only to his directory) I would like also to define a ...
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Cannot connect to vsftpd with new user

I'm trying to login with a newly created user but I can't. I created the user with adduser and it has a shell specified in /etc/passwd and that shell is listed in /etc/shell Here's my config file: ...
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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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vsftpd - Connects without issue and after a while gets stuck on waiting for welcome message

I have installed vsftpd on Ubuntu server 16.04 and I'm able to connect without issue. I am able to navigate the directory and so on. I tried to connect a while later and the FTP client is getting ...
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vsftpd on rhel 7.4 disallowing write & modify Ask

I've successfully installed & configured vsftp. I've created a user (joe) & companion group (joes). My user 'joe' can create, update, & delete files in it's 'home' directory without error ...
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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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VSFTPD not listing folders with SELINUX enforcing

Im trying to login with a user on a FTP server running VSFTPD on CentOS 7. When SELINUX is enforcing it always returns a 425 error: Unable to establish connection. All the necessary ports have been ...
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Listing directory on vsftpd server with FileZilla fails with “The data connection could not be established: ETIMEDOUT - Connection attempt timed out”

I am trying to setup vsftpd on my server, it works, runs and connects. But when trying to connect to the server with FileZilla, I get the following error: Status: Connection established, waiting for ...
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vsftpd OS X chroot_local_user doesn't work

I set up a vsftpd on my OS X, it's ok but I can't connect on this. I have "530: Login inccorect" with my OS X user. On a Linux server, it's ok, but I don't understand why doesn't works on mac. My ...
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AWS-EC2 - vsftpd: Failure retrieving contents of directory / - only on text editors

I got a very strange issue during the configuration of vsftpd on my ec2 instance: I have configured the ftp server to use ftp over TLS and it worked fine on filezilla, however I didn't managed to ...
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WinSCP script fails to transfer file to a remote location

When I try to run a small script using WinSCP client below error throws while transferring the file to the remote server and getting aborted. Error message C:\WinSCP-5.9.6-Portable>WinSCP.com /...
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vsftpd - connection ok - can't transfert - can't see any folder

I have a VSFTPD server, I configured it with a virtual user, but when connecting to Filezilla, I get the message : Status: Directory listing of "/" successful No folder and I can't transfer anything. ...
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How to give SFTP uploaded files sticky g+w rights

I want to provide users a personal storage to upload files to their home directory via SFTP(chrooted). These files should then be displayed on our website to decide whether they should be imported to ...
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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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vsftpd - 530 Login Incorrect when try local ftp

I want to install vsftpd on CentOS 6.9 and access the files through FTP. I have created in /etc/vsftpd the user_config folder in which I created the user file that contains the following lines: ...
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Best Anitivirus for vsftpd [closed]

I have implemented VSFTPD in one of my project server. I would like to scan the files before placing it in the respective directory. Can you please suggest some Antivirus for scanning the files. Can i ...
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Windows FTP client getting error as Connection closed by remote host [duplicate]

I am using Windows server 2012 R2 and have wndows default FTP client applications working. However, when I use command-line FTP, I can get connected, log in (after entering user name and password), ...
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VSFTPD - Failed to retrieve directory listing

I am hanging with this now for quite a long time. I have installed vsftpd on a CentOs 7 remote host (because I cannot upload DLLs with proftpd). My basic setup is working when I connect via IP-...
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ftp: connect :Connection refused

I have got an IP address from BandwagonHOST, and created a user with root privilege: root ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL shaw ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL installed vsftpd: sudo apt-get install vsftpd sudo ufw ...
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how to configure vsftp deny plain ftp connection

I have configure FTPS using vsftp, FTP is working perfectly fine, how do I deny the incoming connection for plain FTP and only allow FTPS connection.
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FTP transfer fails with error 426

I have a vsftpd server running on a RedHat host, and an application that uses FTP to transfer files to and from the server. Some transfers are done without problem, but for some files it fails with ...
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Can VSFTPD read home dir from LDAP backend?

Is it some how possible to make VSFTPD read the home of each user from LDAP backend? The users authenticates against LDAP backend over PAM. I do NOT want to create any user_config files, I just want ...
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FTP Server running but not able to upload files

I'm running an Ubuntu 16.04 instance on Google Compute Engine, with vsftpd installed. I have everything configured, user, password, directories etc, but when I try to login, I am able to login only ...
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Trying restart vsftpd after install and configure - stop: Unknown instance:

After install and configure vsftpd I am trying restart service but got current error. I google a lot but did not found a good solution. I have Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64) ...
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FTP failure on Ubuntu Server

I am still learning Ubuntu 16.04. Here is my situation with ftp failure. I installed vsftpd on my Unbuntu server two months ago and when I was working on it the past Sunday, everything was fine. But ...
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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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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 server cannot complete SSL handshake (VSFTPD)

I'm trying to set up an internet-accessible FTP server with encryption, using VSFTPD as the server program, on Fedora 25. Despite seemingly setting everything up correctly, I can never connect to the ...
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How to configure vsftpd on debian 8?

I have tried many different solution that I found on the internet but none of them works. Now my /etc/vsftpd.conf of vsftpd looks like this: listen=NO listen_ipv6=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=...
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What port ranges does vsftpd use when in active mode and connect_from_port_20 is default (no)?

I am attempting to ascertain the range of ports that vsftpd will use for my particular configuration. As I mentioned above the mode is active and connect_from_port_20 is default (I believe this is "no"...
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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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Accessing VSFTP server as a different user from the user account which is currently logged in

I have a piece of a Java program that access the local FTP server (running on VSFTPD) which I use to upload and download files. I am planning this application to be remote-capable so that it can ...
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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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vsftpd not working with data logger

I've got a data logger from Logic Beach "Intellilogger" that I will be using for a solar energy project. It has FTP capabilities. I have made a dummy data logger function that records date, time, and ...
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How to customize directory permission for users from FTP

I have a directory like this home +-- dirA +-- dirB | +-- fileA | +-- fileB and multiple users and groups. groupA has user1, user2, groupB has user3 I have set up permissions like these: ...
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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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Limit a users access in vsftp to the home directory

I have the following setup: (1) raspberry pi 3 with Raspbian and vsftp. The goal is to be able to connect to the ftp raspberry with clients such as WinSCP or Filezilla. It is possible right now ...
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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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VSFTPD Virtual Hosts

as far as i know, FTP supports HOST header for some time. So what i want to do is, run vsftp (can run multiple instances if need be) with different hostnames which point to different folders. One ...
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vsftp on RedHat (CentOS) – Is there a way to disable uploading files by mime/type or extension?

E.g., disable *.file and *.html uploads?  Or enable only *.avi and *.mov, etc.