File transfer protocol is a method of transferring data over a network. On Ubuntu, FTP may be used in both GUI (though FTP clients) and CLI (through, e.g., the sftp command) modes.

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LVS-NAT doesn't work with passive FTP. Active FTP is fine

On Ubuntu 14, I'm trying to set up a load balancer that uses haproxy for web connections and LVS-NAT for FTP, controlled by ldirectord, with pacemaker for automatic failover to a redundant host. The ...
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proftpd won't start

When trying to start proftpd server I get the following: /etc/init.d/proftpd start ProFTPD warning: cannot start neither in standalone nor in inetd/xinetd mode. Check your configuration. I don'...
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How to show only specific directory to FTP user

In my ubuntu 14.04 I installed the (FTPD) ftp server. I would like to create one user for that and set nologin to that user. When logging on using an FTP client, I want that particular user to be able ...
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Want to enable root direct login to telnet/ssh/ftp

I am pretty aware of security risks. But its been a burning need for me to enable root direct login with ssh/telnet/ftp ? Would you please share the procedure this? I have enabled direct root login, ...
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Why vsftpd doesnt work when pam_service_name=vsftpd?

I did a vsftpd setup on my home server. I got some authentication error so I searched through this forum and got a solution. This solution worked for me As in the solution. the default setting ...
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Chmod all files getting uploaded automatic

Is there any way to chmod 777 all files getting uploaded to a folder throught FTP? I'm using vsftpd and apache2, and I am having a camera to upload pictures taken once an hour to a local server over ...
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I can't remove VSFTPD from the boot system in Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a problem with VSFTPD on Kubuntu 14.04. I have the service installed, but I can't remove it from the boot system. I tried it many times with “update-rc.d -f foobar remove” but it remains ...
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Automate user creation [closed]

I have a site for my students, and it is running on Ubuntu 14.04. When my students register themselves on my site, I store user info in an MySQL DB. I would like to give my students a website on my ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS includes unknown SFTP server

I've installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, and when I try to connect it with browser sftpd://10.0.0.100 it lets me see my files after I type my username and password. It's weird, because I haven't installed ...
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is there any way to change ssh or vnc config using ftp?

I have a remote server which I can't access physically, for the last couple of weeks I could connect to it using both FTP protocol and VNC remote desktop. I changed the "Desktop Sharing" Program in ...
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Using FTP to connect to Linux machines using Nautilus's location entry

I use ifconfig to get an IP address, but for each address from that output I put in it keeps coming up "not found". This machine is connected via direct Ethernet to the router, but which is the IP ...
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How to expose my FTP server to the world from behind NAT?

There's vsftpd server in my LAN; there's a hypothetical client machine in another subnet, who can't make direct connections to my FTP server; and there's a router between 2 subnets, actually VPN. I ...
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Is there an ftp management tool that is not based on PHP?

I am looking for an ftp tool GUI that makes it easier for some low-tech users to add/delete FTP accounts restricted to certain folders. Currently I am doing this by hand in my vsftpd.conf but I am ...
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How to upload/download a directory using ftp and on ftp CLI? I am using VSFTPD

This how I want to upload/download: ftp 10.42.0.1 then after entering user and password: ftp > Now if I use mget/get or put/mput I am able to copy only files. How should I download ...
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Website Files Permissions

I am trying to set all folders and subfolders (directories) to 755 and all files that are contained by folders and subfolders to 644. I don't know how can I do this from 1-2 commands. Is this even ...
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OpenSSH chroot breaks ssh and ftp

I'm trying to set up a webserver with a restricted sftp connection. I've googled and followed several walkthoughs that all appear to be pretty much the same thing. Here are my steps: Fresh install ...
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Why is this empty directory displaying as being over three megabytes in size?

I have an Ubuntu web server running version 12.10, hosted on Digital Ocean. When I access it using gFTP, one of the directories is listed as being over 3MB in size: However, the directory is empty....
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Is it possible to download from the internet using filezilla?

I am trying to set up a packet program for my amateur radio hobby. I came across this website:http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/AX25-HOWTO/x94.html. In it there are three software programs with the ftp ...
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Is it possible to send and receive a file from ubuntu to windows without apps like samba etc?

Most of the suggestions and queries are showing samba and other application installations. It needs to be done programatically without any third-party client or servers.
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vsftpd PASV configuration set up, yet still not working

So, I've been researching FTP/FTPS, and have been trying to set up a working FTPS server. To use FTP(S), I've been using the service vsftpd, and the my server is an amazon EC2 instance running Ubuntu ...
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vsftpd cant log in with syslog_enable=YES

Hi guys I want to send my ftp logs to a syslog server, so I tried to enable syslog. But when I set syslog_enable to YES I cant use my FTP Server at all. I am getting this error message: 500 OOPS: ...
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FTP client with vifm

How to use vifm as FTP client? I followed instructions here, but I'm confused. It's not intuitive. It doesn't tell where to put those script. Even this one doesn't tell to. I've tried to put the ...
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How to add FTP and SSH acces to Ubuntu?

Day2 of my Ubuntu Desktop experience: Got a simpleNodeJS page (Hello World) page working and i even could reach it via my home-network. Now I want to add FTP and SSH access, because this Ubuntu pc ...
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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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How to download a directory over FTP?

I want to download a directory over FTP. The directory is very large, and it would be useful if I can pause and resume the download as needed. The target FTP directory is static. That is, it's ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.0.4 VSFTPD connection timeout using external IP

I am having a problem connecting to my Ubuntu 12.0.4 server with vsftpd using my external IP. Connecting using the local IP is successful. I am using FileZilla for the ftp client. I know there is a ...
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quick-and-dirty file sharing on a LAN

I have a rather large file(s), which I'd like to share between two Linux boxes on the same network. I'm somewhat familiar with scp, but how do I configure it on the host? That is, how does the host ...
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Aria2 download from FTP from a list of URL

I'm currently using the following wget command to download from an FTP server from a list of URL's in a file: wget --user=mylogin --password='mypassword' -P /home/ftp/ -i /var/www/file/url.txt -N ...
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Website, SFTP, SSH in home directory for multiple users

I need a little help with configuring Ubuntu Server 14.04, apache2 and SFTP for multiple separate users. Every user needs to have website in his home directory, for example: /home/user/public_html ...
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How to setup virtual users for vsftpd with access to a specific sub directory?

I need to be able to add a virtual users to vsftpd that only have access to a sub folder. The reason why I want to use virtual users is I only want to have 1 real user on the server. The FTP ...
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How do I get the last file (based on date) in a directory? [closed]

I am connecting to a remote CentOS server and I need to get the date of the most recent file in a specific directory using PHP I have the bellow command that will give me a complete list of files: ...
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filezilla error Pageant failed to answer challenge in Ubuntu 14.04

Anyone tell me why I getting this error, when I trying to connect my sftp through filezilla. Response: fzSftp started Command: keyfile "/home/supravat/.ssh/pub_key" Command: open "...
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filezilla error Connection timed out in Ubuntu LTS 14.04

I want to connect ftp using FileZilla but its getting following error, instead when I connect to another host its connecting. Anyone have any idea ? Status: Connecting to 205.186.187.210:21... ...
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530 Login incorrect vsftpd

I receive this error from yesterday when I installed and removed EHCP, it has changed all my configuration files for example Apache, vsftpd and others... I resolved other problems but I can't resolve ...
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please give me a step by step procedure for file sharing using LAN

anybody can help to give me the step by step connecting and sharing of files between two ubuntu laptops using SSH or Giver.
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Managing remote server connections via Nautilus

Is there any way to manage remote server credentials while using Nautilus remote server connect feature? The Recent Servers works for couple of connections, but not for 20+. Also it seems that if I ...
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Checksum failed while bitbake

I am using ubuntu 12.04 to build gumstix-microwindows-image. However I am getting this error when I do bitbake gumstix-microwindows-image NOTE: Handling BitBake files: | (4957/4958) [99 %]ERROR: ...
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Why can't I upload files to SFTP home folder?

I configured SFTP using the guide “Remote Access over SFTP on Ubuntu 14.04”, but I’m confused by the directory structure. Why should I create another folder inside the home directory for upload? “How ...
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FTP and browser network connection issues in 14.10 Utopic

I have a remotely hosted website. For long I could FTP into it and upload web content, but now when I try, Nautilus tells me after a long waiting time that "oops, something went wrong". Normally I ...
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Configuring wondershaper

I am currently using wondershaper to limit my bandwidth. To test out the bandwidth limiter, I have set up FTP transfers using Filezilla and vsftpd server. Both upload and download were set to ...
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Create a VSFTPD server with anonymous access

I want to set up a FTP server on Ubuntu 14.04 I have full access to the server and any tutorial I find online doesn't tell me exactly how to access it. I am using VSFTPD because of many suggestions. ...
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How to grant access to a folder which resides in a folder owned by another group

Situation: Group A requires access to /path/to/dir/foo to upload files through ssh or ftp, but the directory in question: /path/to/dir/foo is owned by group B (if you'd like: /path is recursively ...
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Can't remotely connect to Ubuntu server 14.04

I'm able to connect to my server through my Windows 8.1 using FileZilla and PuTTy perfectly fine also using andFTP while I'm on the local network, how ever that's not the case otherwise. I've tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 FTP restart

We use a dedicated server running Ubuntu 14.04 The FTP service sometimes quits and we need to get it restarted. This means I am stuck a day or to and is unable to work with files on the server www ...
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open for write: permission denied but write_enable = YES

I need to upload files via ftp to my website. I have changed permissions, added users, uncommented the write_enable, but nothing seems to work. I ALWAYS get open for write: permission denied Any ...
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FTP refuses any and all connections (vsftpd)

Even on localhost using the ftp command, through the web server on WordPress, on my personal computer through FileZilla, in short, I need my FTP server but it refuses to let anyone connect. Using SSH ...
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Can't edit anything on FTP server

I have a serious problem. When at work, I work directly on our development FTP server, using sublime text. However, since upgrading to 14.10, I can't edit anything on any server. Creating new folders ...
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FTP client that uses Gnome Keyring?

There any ftp client that uses Gnome Keyring to store password ? I'm quite sure there isn't any stand alone app alternative to Filezilla on Linux, that is a little to old and kind of abandon-ware and ...
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issue with vsftpd - no matter what I do, users can go up in the directory

I've set up vsftp on an Ubuntu server. Configuration is as follows: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES ...
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I disabled root access on my server, but now I cant FTP files to /var/www/, any solutions?

Following a tutorial for Linode to host a server securely, I disabled root user. I have regular user, and I can always type in sudo if I want to make changes. The problem exists when I try to FTP ...