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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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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Access local ftp

I was using ubuntu 10.10. I had a strange situation where I was setting up a small network all with fixed IPs. I had a NAS drive that I had enabled ftp on. when I used the connect to server menu ...
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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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VSFTPD not working

I followed instructions and other other instructions too but because it is not user-friendly, the ftp server is not working. # This option specifies the location of the RSA key to use for SSL # ...
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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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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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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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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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Why does Sitecopy download only empty directories?

I have a large remote FTP with about a half terabyte I need to make a local copy of and I set up Sitecopy to do it for me. After tweaking the settings I ran: sitecopy --fetch mysite.com then ...
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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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Is mounting Box with FTP a workable solution?

I have been searching high and low for a solution to be able to mount Box as a drive with Ubuntu 13.10. As you all know, there is no Linux sync tool except the very limited one at github here, which ...
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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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fail2ban block retry count always changes

As title mentions clearly, fail2ban block retry count always changes. I set all retry counts to 3; but sometimes it blocks me after 6 or 7 retries. How can set its behavior a constant value? I added ...
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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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Please suggest the best tool to monitor ftp transactions on ubuntu 14.04

how do I monitor my anonymous ftp server for downloads (downloaders' locations, files downloaded etc) that includes graphing? ubuntu 14.04 x64 vsftpd
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How to send a message between host and guest systems on the same hardware?

I've set up Ubuntu as a guest OS in a virtual machine on a host running Ubuntu 12.04. I can successfully ping one system from the other one but my goal is two send messages between the two OS. How ...
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give access right to a super user regarding other users directory when using ftp

when using ftp, and connecting with a ftp account, corresponding to a user account, it shows only the files for the connected user directory. I want to give to a specific user, the right to explore ...
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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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Charset issue with old NAS shares via ftp and smb

This is just another charset issue and I know there are trillions of similar questions out there. But none of them helped me so far. The NAS box is an old TeraStation with charset configured to ...
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vsFTPd anonymous upload does not work with changed directory

I have set up a vsftpd config and I would like to change the default directory. I made a directory /home/gergo/vsftpd and make this folder full access for everybody. I have added this line to the ...
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How to set up ProFTPd for home

I want to create a home ftp server that I can access from my pc using WiFi. On Windows I managed to do so by using filezila server, but on Ubuntu I am running into problems, I installed the ...
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VSFTPD setup not working

Good day I think I've been trying to tackle this issue for over 2 months now (with breaks of course) Here's the thing, I've set up the FTP server, it appears to be running (I can use Filezilla, ...
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Transfer File From Windows to Ubuntu with filezilla

So I have this question and need solutions. At my Office I have windows 8.1 PC and I have great Internet Speed. So I have downloaded lots of HD movie and Games They Size Like 17 GB or 34 GB. Now At ...
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Since Ubuntu 14.04 server, no login to vsftpd possible

One more further issue, introduced with 14.04 update : vsftpd can no more connected, looks as there is any kind of authentication error. All config-files, which had run up to 12.04, had been still ...
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ftp in script is asking password though the password is in script

Previously the below script have not asked password when execute but all of a sudden it is asking password. I have tried to pass the username, password and server name in single quotes but still it is ...
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VSFTPD acess only localhost

I configured a ftp server but I can't acess it. If I try ftp localhost in server terminal it works but if I try ftp SERVERIP it doesn't work....neither from filezilla. The server doesn't have ...
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Why Can't I View Files In FTP Server

Why can't I view files in my FTP server? I have tried FileZilla: Status: Connecting to 192.168.1.123:21... Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message... Response: 220 I'm Not Home ...
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Creating FTP Accounts for Webserver

I've asked similar question before, but still lost and can't figure out how to make this work. This is what I'm trying to achieve .. I'm looking to build a webserver, simple as it sounds ... I have ...
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File permission problems with vsftpd and filezilla

I am having the same difficulty as others have had with vsftpd. I have read the posts but cant figure out how to fix this. When I use Filezilla to upload a file to an ubuntu server, I get: Response: ...
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WordPress FTP permissions

I'm trying to learn about web administration, but I have several hiccups: How do I configure the FTP user account in order to install WordPress plugins, etc. securely so that no one can hack my ...
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Pureadmin or GAdmin-ProFTPD with only virtual users

How to setup Pureadmin or GAdmin-ProFTPD to work with only virtual users and completely disable local users ?
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Seemingly random refusal of connection for proftpd xinetd installation on Plesk server

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS on a Plesk VPS, version 12.0.18 Update #26. Plesk is set up to use proftpd for users, and seems to do so just fine. However, at seemingly random intervals the ftp server ...
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How do I assign proper user permissions?

I am trying to setup an ftp server on laptop. I seem to have it installed and configured correctly. It's the user and file permissions that are in my way now. I want to have my ftp user able to read ...
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webcam the aplication - how to set ftp to number/timestamp files same way as they are in local archive

On Lubuntu 14.10 I have set a webcam to take picture every 5 minutes and upload to FTP and save in local archive with file name snap%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S.jpg. I would like to set the webcam app to upload ...
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FTP and WWW services don't appear Ubuntu Server 14

I am testing a new FTP server. The vsftpd.conf file is correct. The firewall is passing traffic properly. I tested this by hooking up another machine to the DMZ with the same internal IP and nmap ...
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Filezilla: Connection established, waiting for welcome message… only with ftp

Problem with connecting in Filezilla When I connecting to ftp it is showing this message in filezila Connection established, waiting for welcome message... before day I connected successfully I ...
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VSFTPD Passive mode picking random ports

I'm trying to set up an FTP server behind a TP-Link TL-R470T+ router. I have set up port forwarding of port 21 and ports 6000-7000. This is the relevant section of my vsftpd.conf pasv_enable=Yes ...
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ftp download using LWP::UserAgent failing

I am a noob with ubuntu and was trying to download some files from a ftp server. Home PC with Ubuntu 14.04 connecting to internet through a router. The code I am using is # Program to download ...
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How to create cascading permissions for FTP user - new files and folders

So I've set up a new Ubuntu server with LAMP stack and I have a ftp user for my client so they can upload files/folders to their website. How can I make cascading permissions so they do not have ...