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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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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VSFTPD not working

I followed instructions and 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 # encrypted ...
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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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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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Can't upload file owned by root using FTP

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 (GNU/Linux 3.16.0-36-generic x86_64). I can FTP using the root user, but can't edit any file which is owned by the root user: root@xxxx:/home/sazzad# ls -lrt total 0 ...
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FTP server on Ubuntu Touch?

as the title says, how can I run an FTP server on Ubuntu Touch? I want this so I can develop websites on the go (always have a full webserver and such with me instead of taking my notebook anywhere ...
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FTP SERVER FAIL LOGIN on Ubuntu 14.04

Already installed ProFTPd before in my Ubuntu 14.04 and it was working great. Suddenly, users could no longer connect (I didn't make any changes it just stopped working). So I tried to fix it but ...
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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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how to connect to vsftpd server remotely

I can access my ftp server on the network, and I can access my other server software remotely, but for some reason I cannot access my ftp server from outside of my network. any help with this issue?
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FTP'ing with Filezilla/Notepad++

So I found out that I'm going to have trouble FTP'ing things over Filezilla and NP++ as I have my root account login disabled. I wanted to be able to modify any file even if owned by root and there's ...
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Why I can't import the filezilla.xml (the FileZilla server backup) into the FileZilla installation on Ubuntu 15.04?

I have the following problem trying to import the FileZilla settings (the settings related to the saved FTP server) using Ubuntu 15.04. So, from an old Ubuntu 12.04 system, I saved the filezilla.xml ...
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Permission problem

I'm running a vsftpd FTP Server, where system users can login. An application that must be running with root rights, is writing files in the directory of the ftp users. I've created a new group ...
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vsftpd - mounted drive permissions

I have a vsftpd server running and I am wondering about the permissions I have set. The server has a few virtual users. Currently I have set them to 777 but what I want to do is set the drives to ...
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FTP Permission on folder

I have a ubuntu 14.04LTS webserver in my cloud provider set up. I have everything configured but my problem is I cannot SFTP to the folder under the user I created. I can send files under root but I ...
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vsftpd no logs to syslog

I have an vsftpd syslog server. And Its currently logging to /var/log/vsftpd.log, but I want it to send the logs to our syslog server. But I somehow I cant find any answer to my problem. I tried it ...
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no inet 6 address-sftp and ftp not working and no eth1 showing on ifconfig.

I am trying to transfer files between a ubuntu 12.04 server and a 12.04 desktop using sftp. it told me that the connection had been reset by peer(port 22) and doesn't work. However, the ftp doesn't ...
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Delete ftp logs from Ubuntu

I'm a new Ubuntu user and I would like to know how to make Ubuntu "forget" the username and password I have entered for a certain website. I have entered ftp://examplesite.com; Entered Username and ...
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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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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: ...