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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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 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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Auto-Mount Encrypted Container

I need an encrypted file system (got to be an ext file system, ext4 preferred) in a file container. The file container can't be on my HDD but has to be a network device (ftp and samba are possible for ...
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Can't ftp into chrooted user through vsftpd (sftp only - which works through open-ssh) with home created in /chroot/home/user2

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server running, with 2 users: user1 and user2. I have ssh working fine for both users using ssh-keys for both, ftp only works for user1. user1 is not chrooted. user2 is ...
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Cannot connect to server via Filezilla

I am using the new version of Filezilla. But when i tried to connect to server it showing this error Status: Failed to retrieve directory listing Status: Disconnected from server
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What is the matter with my vsftpd?

I want to start my vsftpd,failed. # /etc/init.d/vsftpd start [ ok ] Starting vsftpd (via systemctl): vsftpd.service. # /etc/init.d/vsftpd status ● vsftpd.service - vsftpd FTP server Loaded: ...
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vsftpd allow_writeable_chroot=YES crash?

Whenever I add allow_writeable_chroot=YES to my vsftpd.conf file the FTP server doesn't start up. Restarting the server right after gives this: vsftpd stop/waiting vsftpd start/running, process 1803 ...
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help for an ftp dummy

hi I am running ubuntu server 15.04 64 bit, I would like to setup an ftp so I can access my files on my server while I'm not at home on my mobile phone or TAFE (it's like school)as I have been told it ...
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ftp not downloading files in browsers nor on virtualbox

I am attempting to download an ftp file from the following mirror: ftp://filedump.se.rit.edu/pub/OpenBSD/ This is only one of several US mirrors that are not downloading the ftp file. The problem ...
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How resolve 'Not found url' & 'permission denied' error on Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Apache, MySQL, PHP, and phpMyAdmin on aws-EC2 Ubuntu 14.04. I've configured everything correctly. I also successfully installed a web script and my site is online. I access ...
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Userlist in vsftpd

ith this part of my vsftpd.conf userlist_deny=NO userlist_allow=YES userlist_file=/etc/vsftpd.user_list I can't connect to my FTP Server. I always get the error in FileZilla with the correct login: ...
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Fake SFTP for Ubuntu

I have a Java project which I'm currently trying to test on my localhost. In production, it sends some files via FTP/SFTP to another server. However, I want to create a local SFTP server on my ...
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Some script to keep my computer “alive” during data transfer

I have a quite peculiar problem. The thing is that I am transferring files from an ftp source, with a quite irritating Java FTP transfer program called FTP Voyager. The files are in the TB scale, so I ...
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creating nested loop within ftp

echo "which stations you want to download (example input, brmu ankr) ? : " read stations echo "which years interval (example input, 2013 2015 or 2010 2010)? :" read year echo "which days of year ...
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Transfer video to a FTP account after download complete whith Youtube-dl

I am using youtube-dl to download video on my server. After donwloading complete, I have to move files to some ftp account. I would like to automate the transfer. Is there a way to move these video ...
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kdiff3 how to compare files over remote server ftp?

I followed the instructions from here http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/doc/misc.html But i can't make it working. For some reason the kdiff always throw an error it's not a file. How can i compare ...
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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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Making a FTP upload in one line with out file redirection

I am trying to move some files using FTP in one line (through a bash file), the client is using 14.04.00 LTS with the server using vsftpd and 15.04. The way that I can do this uses a file redirection ...
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FTP Root directory on another server

Fellows, I would like to know how set up or change the directory on my FTP server. i've edited the conf file but when i connect with Filezilla says: 500 oops cannot change directory ...
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Internet FTP server connection problem

I use ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. I use broadband dial up internet connection. Here, my internet service porvider provide us a FTP server. From that server I can download Movies and much more. There also has ...
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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 ...