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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How to install the ftppwd utility on Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 which needs the "ftppwd" utility installed. I'm trying to run a Unix shell script on Ubuntu. The Unix shell script uses the ftppwd command. As of now FTPPWD utility is not ...
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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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I want to create an FTP account that can oversee multiple other FTP accounts. How should I manage my permissions and users?

I rent my own virtual server. I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 and use it as a webserver. I have hosted some websites of my own on this server, as virtual hosts. I also have a few friends who I give ...
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How can I set vsftpd user-specific access?

I'm using vsftpd (on 14.04) and I want to set user-specific access: - admin has full access to home folder of all users - standard user (everyone from group "users") has permission only for his home ...
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Why does ftp (via dolphin and kate) require authentication every few minutes?

Why does ftp (via dolphin and kate) require authentication every few minutes on Kubuntu 12.04? It seems to work ok on one ftp server but not on another.
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How to configure FileZilla on xubuntu

I'm trying configuring FileZilla on Xubuntu latest version but at the end of the Wizard the message is: Connection with server got closed prematurely. Please ensure you have a stable internet ...
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How do I setup up the backup configurations on godaddy to a Ubuntu Linux server?

I need to fill out out my remote host, the backup directory, the remote account username and password and if it is a passive FTP. Help with understanding this hopefully from someone who has done this ...
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Proftpd can't retrieve directory listing when outside the network

I know this question has been asked many times on the internet and a google search will bring up a multitude of posts, but none of them have been of any help and are all very vague and not specific, ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Create FTP account with vsftpd limited to one folder only?

Have a fresh Ubuntu install 14.04 on digital ocean. Just installed vsftpd using this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/ftp-server.html#vsftpd-userauth-configuration The only things I ...
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SFTP Excecute Bit does not seem to be working correctly

I am trying to replace an existing FTP server and switch the users to be using sftp. We have some strict requirements as far as permissions required on the folders. For instance on the user's FTP ...
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vsftpd not listing large directory from WAN interface

I have vsftpd running on my Ubuntu server, which is behind an Asus RT-N66U router. Port 21 is forwarded to the server. I can connect via my public IP address to the server, and it lists the files in ...
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setup vsftp and upload file

I am trying to setup an anonymous ftp server on Ubuntu. I installed vsftpd with upload directory /srv/ftp the following lines to /etc/vsftpd.conf: local_root=/srv/ftp listen=YES anonymous_enable=YES ...
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FTP server web administration gui

I'm looking for a free ftp solution (on linux) with web admin interface. Is there one? I need to delegate this role to non-IT person so for example project manager etc. Because of that it needs to ...
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vsftpd server no connect on virtual server

I have a virtual machine running Ubuntu in Amazon cloud server. This machine installed via APT Apache2 + PHP5 + MySql to serve my website and everything is running perfectly. However, with no means ...
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ProFTPD with OpenSSL error, help

I'm receiving this error message while trying to start Proftpd server on a 12.04 Ubuntu server: <"my_chosen_server_name"> proftpd[5897]: mod_tls/2.4.3: compiled using OpenSSL version 'OpenSSL ...
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How to figure out why FTP isn't working?

I tried setting up a FTP Server on my Netbook, but I cannot connect to it. Now I wonder how can I figure out what I did wrong. I have an Apache2 server running on it to use with the domain ...
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Using a NAS as a collective dump, with symlinks for whoever uploaded each file

I have a local machine that was sitting around & doing very little, so I decided to turn it into a NAS (Network Attached Storage) machine, with a 40GB disk for Ubuntu (13.10), a 160GB disk that's ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - vsftpd problem. No connection. Connection refused

i have a problem with vsftpd server running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is the configuration: ubuntu Server address - 192.168.5.100 router address - 192.168.5.1 roger/# grep -v "#" /etc/vsftpd.conf ...
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how to put a link to my ftp server on 12.04 desktop?

How do I put a link to my ftp server on my desktop so when I drag and drop or copy and paste files to? I want to be able to move files off my system when needed. I did this on my 10.04 install with ...
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Nautilus Remote Connect shows only first directory

I've connected to remote server with FTP via Nautilus' Remote Connect. The result only shows the first directory in the remote server, opening the first directory shows only the first directory in ...
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How do I setup SFTP on Ubuntu? I want my /var/www directory to connect to FileZilla from another computer. How do I go about doing this?

I already have Ubuntu LAMP server installed and vsftpd. This server is connected to the web on on dns domain. However, when I connect to the ftp server on FileZilla it connects. However, when I upload ...
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Failed directory listing - One folder - using Filezilla for VSFTPD

Got a strange behavior that I'm hoping someone has come across before. There is no firewall or routing restrictions in place, and when I connect to the FTP site (which is running VSFTPD on Ubuntu ...
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500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot()

I am fully aware this question was asked countless times, but no solution mentioned before worked for my case. My config: $ cat /etc/vsftpd-anon.conf listen=YES local_enable=NO anonymous_enable=YES ...
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Can't connect to repositories via HTTP, but I can via FTP

I apologize in advance, but I'm pretty new to all of this. I'm having some issues connecting to ANYTHING via HTTP, especially the repositories. I can connect via FTP, but I'd like to resolve the ...
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VSFTPD will not start at all, despite a purge and fresh installation

I installed vsftpd sudo apt-get install ftpd Used a basic config file (the least amount of settings to just get it to start) listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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How to backup to a FTP server using luckybackup?

I'm trying to do a backup on a regular (not secured, not using SSH, no rsync daemon) ftp server (UpToBox). I refered to this page but it's unclear if my case (no SSH, no rsync daemon) is supposed to ...
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530 - Login authentication failed when password is empty

I am trying to connect to a FTP server via Filezilla. My colleague gave me his connection information (the password is empty): User: kasxxxx ​Host: sftpe.xxxx ​logon type: Normal ​Protocol: SFTP - ...
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How to recovery libc-2.15.so file after remove it?

I removed the file 'libc-2.15.so' and can't use basic linux orders now. At the mean time I can't use 'scp' to copy a local file to that server. So Can I use 'ftp' to transport this file to that ...
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how to find a file and ftp from ubuntu server?

I am not a unix scripting guy, so I have this question to you all. How I can find a file and ftp it to a ftp server? ncftpput -R -v -u "username" x.x.x.x xyz/ Downloads/[find /home/owner/Downloads ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 FTP over TLS Error 530

I have a ProFTPD Server running on Ubuntu 12.04, but my problem is that this FTP Server does not have a TLS encryption. So I tried to set up a TLS encryption with this tutorial: ...
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FTP works from command line but not from “Connect to Server” GUI (vsftp)

I have vsftpd installed on my Ubuntu server. Here is my config: # Example config file /etc/vsftpd.conf # # The default compiled in settings are fairly paranoid. This sample file # loosens things up a ...
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bandwith limit per ip adress

my system runs ubuntu server. I am doing file sharing, but I have problems. (ftp) My NIC speed is 1gbits. How can I limit the download speed of everyone outside my LAN? for example : all visitors ...
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why can vsftpd by passive mode work with firewall allowing only 21 port?

I have a question. Why can vsftpd by passive mode work with firewall allowing only 21 port ? I open only 21/tcp port. $ ufw enable $ ufw allow 21/tcp $ cat /etc/vsftpd.conf | grep pasv ...
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Problem in VSFTPD

My VSFTPD server allows anonymous users to log in but virtual users are not allowed, it gives me this problem: Here is my configuration :
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Need assistance with configuring ftp-proxy

I have internal ftp services running on a Synology NAS box. I now have to present the ftp as an external web facing ftp. I have a running Ubuntu 14.04 server currently handling my HTTPS proxy ...
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How to connect to FTP via Winscp/Filezilla - Ubuntu server + VirtualBox - What should I add in “Port Forwarding” ?

I have an Ubuntu Server on my Virtualbox. In the virtual machine Network Settings I have it set to "NAT" and added in "Port Forwarding" the 80 port. So now when I run on my PC "localhost" or the ...
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ubuntu/android ftp not recognizing files or directories with caps

I have ftp set up between my ubuntu 14.04.3 desktop and android phone. When I attempt to transfer files from the ubuntu box to the phone, some strange things happen. If the directory and/or filenames ...
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Can I backup via FTP using internal and external FTP addresses, automatically

I am currently using the backup utility on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and doing it through FTP on my notebook. I currently have to switch from my internal Private IP address, 192.168.XXX.XXX, to my external ...
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viewing access levels with ftp and sftp

Client Win7 running filezilla Server Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, running vsftpd I have successfully installed vsftpd on my Ubuntu machine and I can login via the command line (ftp localhost) and remotely via ...
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Ubuntu vsftpd, can connect through WAN but not LAN

So, i have vsftpd running with PASV mode enabled behind NAT: pasv_enable=YES pasv_addr_resolve=YES pasv_address="domain name" port_enable=YES pasv_max_port=55000 pasv_min_port=50000 local_enable=YES ...
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Ubuntu very slow file transfer via FTP

Not zipped file transfer via FTP is very slow. When I try upload zipped file is all fine speed is 600ks/s, when not zipped - 5B/s. What can cause this problem, maybe is enabled some file encryption ? ...
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CrossFTP Ubuntu software store

Please can someone just install crossFTP from the Ubuntu software store and check it works? I have installed it and the right pane which should be where you connect to an FTP doest display anything. ...
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How to access to my Ubuntu LAMP Server FTP and phpMyAdmin

I have installed a Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I have installed LAMP and phpMyAdmin in it. This server will only be working for LAN access. I need to know how can I access to it using a FTP connection ...