The "Very Secure FTPD" is a *nix (Unix, Linux) FTP Server.

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VSFTPD file permission help for a newbie

I'm putting together a VPS to host a game server for me and a few friends that is running Ubuntu 16.04 server edition. Right now I'm trying to configure VSFTPD to allow us to upload any files we need ...
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Could not connect to vsftpd server [on hold]

When I try to connect vsftpd server it shows the following error Status: Resolving address of sitename.com Status: Connecting to xxx.xxx.x.xxx:21... Status: Connection established, waiting for ...
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Error when installing vsftpd

I was trying to install the vsftpd ftp server but get this error: invoke-rc.d: unknown initscript, /etc/init.d/vsftpd not found. dpkg: error processing package vsftpd (--configure): subprocess ...
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VSFTPD does not keep spaces or line breaks

When I download a text file from VDFTPD the file loses all spaces and line breaks. Files opened with Nano have no problems. Example: abc def ghi Sample Text Becomes: abcdefghiSampleText I am ...
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Authentication vsftpd account using remote LDAP user

I'm trying to authenticate vsftpd from LDAP logins which hosted remotely another server . vsftpd hosted on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-48-generic x86_64) amazon aws . from the LDAP server ...
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Can't find a log with all ftp related info

I am trying to code some FTP app to log into my server. So would love to be able to find all info for successes and failures. The vftpsd.log only shows log ins, not failures. Maybe this is ...
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What port should external users use to access my FTP server? Am I doing this right, even? Reality check..etc

I am very new to Linux and computer science in general - please be patient with me. I am attempting to create a read-only FTP server such that I can share some files in a manner as easy as possible ...
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MXF Files get currputed through FTP Sending process

I have written the FTP Script to send the file to the FTP Destination and the Transfer is working totally Good. but when i open the mxf file it Just a Black Frame and No media is Playing. FTP SCRIPT:...
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vsFTPd connection to ubuntu instance

I'm running Ubuntu on a instance on the university server. I've installed vsFTPd and added a new user. I uncommented the following parameters in the vsftpd.conf: write_enable=YES chroot_local_user=...
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sshfs giving “remote host has disconnected”

I am trying to mount an sftp connection into a folder using sshfs with the following command which throws an error. ~$ sshfs admin@example.com:/ testfo remote host has disconnected The same error ...
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FTP account for just one directory

Background information: I'm using Serverpilot to manage my Ubuntu server which doesn't provide any FTP service. There is a user: serverpilot With the home directory: /srv/users/serverpilot/ And ...
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VSFTPD How to create /home admin account that cannot see entire filesystem, only /home

I'm working on setting up an Ubuntu Server 14.04, with vsftpd ... I'm having a few problems figuring out how to make an "admin" account ... Here is my config: ####NETWORK#### listen=YES listen_ipv6=...
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Permissions in VSFPTd

I am trying to setup a VSFTPd Server on Ubuntu where I have multiple directories in a structure as follows: <ftp_root> |-> topic1 |-> user1 |-> user2 |-> topic2 ...
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Vsftpd - different r/w permissions to one folder for different group of virtual users

I have configured Vsftpd on Ubuntu 16.04. Everything works fine, but I need one more thing. Let's say I have: folder /var/www/folder1/uploads Virtual users: admin1, admin2, admin3, customer I use ...
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How do I add users to a user_list for vsftpd?

I am taking a unix server class, and have been tasked with setting up vsftpd with 5 added users. I seem to be having problems giving users access to the files on the ftp server after I set it up. ...
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OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd

Rewrote so anyone can understand my issue here. As the topic says i have problem with 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd everytime I try to connect to my ftp server via WinSCP. Adding seccomp_sandbox=NO ...
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VSFTPD Virtual Users

I have created a web site on my ubuntu computer. I now need to be able to give 1 external user (no access to the computer itself, but FTP access) so that they are able to ftp files in and out of the ...
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Configure virtual directory in sftp server

I've recently shifted from Windows to Xubuntu. I'm trying to implement an sftp server for my home. In Windows, I used Bitvise. WHen searching for sftp servers for linux, I came accross vsftpd. So, I ...
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VSFTPD stops responding at password request

FTP stops responding at password request. After requesting password FTP client immediately gives a connection failed message. Service has been working for several years but we only use it ...
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FTP: Connect as local user with different password

I want give some people FTP access to the files of unix user bob. Since bob has sudo, I don't want to share his unix password. How can I make sure FTP users have the same file rights as bob without ...
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VSFTPD Ubuntu Server 15.04 Configuration

I want to be able to have a VSFTPD server running on my Ubuntu Server, but I lack the knowledge to know what configuration I need for my requirements. I need it to be set up so I can: Access FTP ...
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Using filezilla to connect to vsFTPd

I'm running Ubuntu on a instance on the university server. I've installed vsFTPd and added a new user. I now want to connect from my laptop with Filezilla. At home it works fine with the ip-address ...
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Samba over Internet or alternative for my file server?

Samba over Internet? I want a file server that stores all files on the server and nothing else. I tried vsftpd, but I had to download the files first before I could actually edit it. I'm currently ...
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Vsftpd + xinetd + ldap

I've spend this day building up my LDAP server, but am now facing an overwhelming issue with Vsftpd. Here is my setup: Ubuntu Server running LDAP server Ubuntu test-server Ubuntu server I was ...
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How to change vsftpd's default directory to / instead of the user's home directory?

I currently have vsftpd installed in such a way, that when a user, say for instance my account frederik authenticates, I will be directed to my home directory /home/frederik/. This is a problem for ...
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FTP server help

I have an FTP server. Whenever I create folders using any machine, I cannot write inside the folders. This occurs even if I try to copy an entire folder; the contents still cannot be written. I am ...
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Set read and write only permission (with no delete!) vsFTPd

Today at work my boss, give me order: in internal company's FTP, where we have backups, users can upload and download files, but they can't delete them. I have to do this in vsFTPd's config. He told ...
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Permission denied in downloading ftp file

I am new to Linux and I am practicing File Transfer Protocol.As a root user when I look into the ftp directory , I have following two files :'Dilsher' and 'Holmes'. root@dilsher:/# cd /srv/ftp root@...
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error with anonymous FTP: 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot()

I want to configure my vsftpd server as anonymous. I used the following /etc/vsftpd.conf: listen=YES anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=NO write_enable=YES anon_root=/tmp/ anon_max_rate=2048000 ...
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Errore GnuTLS -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received

VSFTPD raise this error after checking the password of users that don't have a shell login to the server. I have it and I can login without any problem. This is the log I see in Filezilla: Stato: ...
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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 14....
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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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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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VSFTPD not letting me login

Any one come across this before, Other then the settings below everything is default. This seems to work on my local machine but not on a VPS local_enable=YES write_enable=YES anonymous_enable=NO ...
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500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd

I'm rather new to Ubuntu and therefore vsftp. I've setup the ftp server and I have several folders. When I connect, I can do so without any issues. However, if I try to access one particular folder ...
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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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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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Vsftpd changes file permissions

I have a small problem with my VSFTPD on ubuntu. I have a little php website running on my ubuntu with apache2 and I use netbeans in combination with VSFTPD to add/edit the code of my website. However,...
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Prevent Ubuntu RAM increase rapidly?

I have ubuntu server 14.04 installed in my server. And i have vsftpd server that provide download file test for testing purpose. my question is why if client download the ftp file, my server ram is ...
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Can I use vsftpd over WWW for free?

I have used vsftpd to share files over a local network on my Ubuntu 15.04. Its very elegant an I like it very much. I have seen many websites using ftp over the WWW. For example suse and debian and ...
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What is the default local_root for VSFTPD

If I configure VSFTPD with all default settings what is the folder it uses for root?
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How do I setup VSFTPD for specific folder

I am working on setting up a VSFTPD server. I edited my vsftpd.conf to include... local_root=/home/user/ftp Then I made the folder a test.txt as follows mkdir ftp chmod 777 ftp vi ftp/test.txt ...
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On Ubuntu 14.04.3 - something is changing regular user's password within 24 hours causing access problems

I'm using a Digital Ocean droplet (Ubuntu 14.04.3) to create a temporary ftp server to get some data (it doesn't need security). I've set up vsftpd so that access is given to regular chrooted users ...
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Do you have available complete guide on installation and administration of FTP Server?

I am new to Ubuntu, our old ftp server and I am planning to install VSFTPD package. We have already working ftp.****.** ftp site. Here is my questions: What are the packages do I need to install in ...
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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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How to add Users to Specific FTP instances?

I created two instances of vsftpd server in two different ports.how can I add users to that specific ports.?that is one user for each ftp instance and this user should not be visible or can do ftp on ...
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How to limit user folder access using VSFTP?

I'm trying to use VSFTPD with the following configuration, using a VM with Ubuntu 14.04. I'm able to login into my virtual sftp server normally but my client user is able to navigate between the ...