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

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Running Into Trouble Connecting to VSFTPD Server [on hold]

I am currently not able to connect to a VSFTPD server. My /etc/vsftpd.conf is pretty much the default except for having userlist_enable=YES userlist_file=/etc/vsftpd.user_list and my username in ...
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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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How to give ftp users access only to a specific folder and its contents

I am a new user of Ubuntu Server. I want to give ftp service all of my user. My all files are in different partition (D: drive of my PC) . I want to give them access only d: drive but not other drive ...
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No VSFTP Service

Please know I am but a beginner. I am having trouble installing a VSFTPD server on my computer. My issue is when I ask for service vsftpd, it doesn't recognize it as a service. [username]@[computer ...
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530 Login incorrect vsftpd

I receive this error from yesterday when I installed and removed EHCP, it has changed all my configuration files for example Apache, vsftpd and others... I resolved other problems but I can't resolve ...
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My linux user can't ftp to directory even though it's part of the group that owns it

I'm running apache2 on Ubuntu. I have a group of directories (and the files within) that are owned by the www-data user. The www-data group has write permissions on the directories and files that I'm ...
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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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New user can't login via VSFTP but can with SSH

We've migrated to a new server with Ubuntu 14.04. Users are unable to login via vsftpd using an ftp client but can with SSH from Putty. We have login_enabled=YES and connect_from_port_20=YES. 2 users ...
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Vsftpd stuck at waiting for welcome message

I set up my Ubuntu server yesterday an everything was working fine (Apache, vsftpd, etc). However, I went to update my home page via vsftpd and it timed out at PASS *******. Every time after that it ...
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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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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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User has full access with FTP, limited access with SFTP

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I followed these instructions to set up a user account that should be limited to its own home directory. The problem, however, is that FTP access is still allowed ...
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Cannot get connected to FTP Server

I rented a vps for our company to perform backups. I installed vsftpd: apt-get install vsftpd No issues during installation. I then modified the /etc/vsftpd.conf anonymous_enable=NO ...
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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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Configuring VSFTPD for a webserver

I've been able to install VSFTPD on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 .. But now, I'm having an issue configuring it ... The server is running as a Web Server, so FTP is essential to update the website every now ...
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File upload/download fail using VirtualBox

I am using VirtualBox ubuntu 14.04 on it as a client I have ubuntu commandline version as server as file host. I am able to connect - Authenticate - and upload/download file on/from server using put ...
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Need Help resolving hang on boot, hot-add errors

I am running Ubuntu server on headless MacMini. I tried using rtcwake to disk and it worked, however when booting up I started having some weird errors (this doesnt happen every time, but errors are ...
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VSFTPD - 500 Illegal PORT command

Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 7.6 (wheezy) Release: 7.6 vsftpd: version 2.3.5 This is a new installation of VSFTPD. I think I have the correct options in ...
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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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FileZilla: Failed to retrieve directory listing

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 as the host and installed Ubuntu 14.04 in the Virtualbox as Guest OS. I have installed and configured VSFTPD on Ubuntu 14.04 and forwarded the virtualbox port's as follows: ...
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FTP Login incorrect

I´ve installed the vsftpd on my Ubuntu 14.04. My vsftpd.conf: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES ...
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vsftpd server configuration and user

I am having troubles with vsftpd server and creating folders with the correct permissions on ubuntu 14.04 Would it be possible to have a clear step by step tutorial on how to create a user and ...
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Vsftpd: 553 Could Not Create File with Root group

I have looked around for the last hour and reinstalled vsftpd twice but have not found success yet. I created a new user "admin" and assigned it to the root group. I want 'admin' to have full access ...
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vsFTPd limit virtual users access

I have configured virtual users in vsFTPd . let say i have created two virtual user vivek and sayali It is working fine My problem is sayali user has access to vivek's and all system folders . how ...
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FTP account without linux user

Is it possible to create a FTP user account without a user creation in linux ?
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Anonymous upload broken in VSFTPD after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I had a fully running VSFTPD server in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with both local and anonymous being able to upload files. Local users were chrooted to their directory, and anonymous user was chrooted to ...
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Apache and vsftpd [duplicate]

simple question. var/www -> owned by user group www-data whenever I upload through FTP something on www I have to manualy run chmod 755 /var/www. Or it wont show up on my browser... I am now ...
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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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How do I restart vsftpd?

I am using Lubuntu. I have installed vsftpd using sudo apt-get install vsftpd That ran all ok. However when I try to retstart the service with the following it cannot find it: sudo ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 vsftpd connection problem

I recently installed vsftpd according to this tutorial: http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/setup-ftp-server-on-ubuntu-14-04-vsftpd/. I can login to the ftp but after that I get the following results from ...
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Uninstall then install makes vstpd service unrecognized, vsftpd: unrecognized service

I installed vsftpd on my server using this and this link. But due to this error I followed the solution and tried to update the vsftpd. But because of some configuration problem it was not functioning ...
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vsftpd NOT STARTING BUG- apt-get-purge error

i successfully installed, configured, and used vsftpd. But after restart something became corrupted, now :~# service vsftpd status :~# service vsftpd start :~# service vsftpd restart :~# service ...
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Create FTP users with limited access only to home directory Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having Ubuntu 12.04 server and I have installed VSFTPD service for FTP. I'm trying to create a FTP user who has access only to /var/www/ directory and all permissions for sub-directories. ...
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How to build VSFTPD? [closed]

I have just downloaded the VSFTPD-3.0.2 distribution and opened to find lots and lots of intimidating files. I read the INSTALL file and got myself even more confused!!! So can anyone out there give ...
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What encryption and authentication algorithms does vsfpd use by default?

I have followed this guide and was able to transfer files using SFTP, I want to know the encryption and authentication algorithms used by default in that file transfer.
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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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Can not change anything on vsftpd.conf

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and need to setup FTP on it, I tried to configure FTP on the first OS account (Type: administrator), opened vsftpd.conf and changed something on it for FTP, but couldn't save, ...
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Can't connect to FTPS on port 990

I am very much new to Linux platform. As I wanted to setup a FTP server using Ubuntu, I installed it and configured the FTP in it. Everything was fine before I enable SSL in vsftpd config file. Apart ...
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what is db_load?

I saw this line on here. What is db_load? **Is that kind of database like mySQL and ORACLE **? # db_load -T -t hash -f vusers.txt vsftpd-virtual-user.db
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FTP vsftpd error to login [duplicate]

I create user and group, then I login with filezilla it show 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot(). I think about Permissions but I don't know why or how to config ...
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Allow ftp permissions for every directory

I have a computer that I set up with Ubuntu but I don't have a monitor for it so it is a hassle when I need to change something in the file system because I have to unplug a monitor from one of my ...
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Why does terminal auto complete sometimes not suggest anything for the `services` command?

Sometimes, when I type a command on the terminal, the terminal's autocomplete does not work, even if my command is not wrong. For example, take look to this: sudo service vsftpd status sudo and ...
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ftp in xammp or vsftpd

I just know XAMPP can provide web, SQL and FTP services on the server. Also I know vsftpd gives ftp service. So which one to choose if some one wants to give his server ftp service? Which one do you ...
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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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vsftpd: both local and anonymous access disabled!

I am having difficulties with vsftp. I installed it and then edited the /etc/vsftp.conf file; changing it, to have: anonymous enable = no local enable = yes write enable yes I have tried to add ...
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vsftpd installation not working on virtual server as of 14.04

The process I have used for installing vsftpd since 12.04 no longer works. I get the error stop: Unknown instance when restarting the service. I believe this means the configuration is wrong, but I ...
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vsftpd giving 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot() even though the root is not writable

I have a user - ftpuser - whom I want to chroot to his home directory. I set the .conf file, created the user, and set his home directory to read only: $ cat /etc/passwd ...
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vsftpd ubuntu 13.10 login incorrect

I can't login to my vsftpd server - I am getting error 530 Login incorrect. How to fix it? /etc/vsftpd.conf listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES ...
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a scenario which depict vsftpd

I downloaded vsftpd, install and config based on this link How to Set up an FTP Server in Ubuntu Linux On my Ubuntu 12.04. But the question is how to test that? I want to learn how to use vsftpd and ...
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VSFTPD Wont Start on Rackspace Host

I have a server on Rackspace that I wish to enable FTP on. However, I cannot get the service to start. Using the exact same setup on a local virtualbox, (same distro, kernel, vsftpd installation ...