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

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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 ...
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user can't ftp to a directory but is part of the group that owns it

I have set www-data as the owner and group on my /var/www directory. The permissions on /var/www are 775, so the www-data group has write access. user1 is a member of the www-data group. vsftpd ...
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Vsftpd upload “permission denied” issue

Hi i have installed and configured ftp server on ubuntu vsftpd.Config anonymous_enable=YES write_enable=YES when i try to upload files to the Sever with filezilla, it fails: *550 Permission ...
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Trouble with runing vsftpd server UBUNTU 12.04 TLS

Hi, I have downloaded and installed the vsftpd 2.3.5 but when I check if it is running I get: root@ubuntu:/etc/init.d# chkconfig vsftpd vsftpd off chkconfig vsftpd on generates lots of this: ...
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How do I configure FTP accounts for vsftpd?

I have a new 12.04 Desktop installation. This PC is also my server (LAMP + postgres). I have just ONE user for the OS. There are 3 PCs in my LAN. I have installed vsFTP and that's it. What I want to ...
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Redirect user to a sub folder after logging in FTP

I want to redirect user after SFTP log in to public_html folder. I have tried this script in vsftpd.conf user_sub_token=$USER local_root=/home/$USER/public_html listen=YES This does not work does ...
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vsftpd login incorrect issue

I install vsftpd on my ubuntu server, this follow is my vsftpd.conf file: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES check_shell=NO write_enable=YES local_umask=022 dirmessage_enable=YES ...
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Disable default username prompt on connected for vsftpd

I configured vsftpd on a Ubuntu 13.10 with anonymous_enable=NO and local_enable=YES, and use my ssh credential to login. The problem is illustrated in this screenshot: As you can see my username is ...
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Custom permissions VSFTPD

I have two folders inside my FTP root directory, the first one needs to be readable and writable by ftp users (except for delete operations). The second directory needs to allow only uploads (users ...
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425 Security: Bad IP connecting. vsftpd

I found out what was wrong i just needed to move the pasv_promiscuous=YES from the bottom to the top. I dont know why it worked I'm using VSFTPD and when i try to connect to the ftp server it ...
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vsftpd will not start with SSL enabled

I am having a problem trying to set up an FTPS server on my Ubuntu Server 13.10 machine. I have vsftpd installed. When I try to start the service using sudo service vsftpd start I get : vsftpd ...
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Couldn't able to download file from vsftpd server

I have installed and configured vsftpd server on my system (Ubuntu 12.04), followed these pages for setup and configuration FTP server. I can able to see my files at $ftp://192.xx.xx.xx but the ...
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Is the a way to download a file to ftp from chrome?

Is there a way to download files while browsing in chrome to my ftp server without opening another application or program or downloading it onto my computer?
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vsftpd hanging when using pam_exec or pam_script

I have VSFTPD integrated with pam_mysql, allowing me to successfully login to an FTP server using accounts kept in a mysql database. I need to automatically create a directory for the user if it is ...
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VSFTPD Allowing A User To Edit Any File

I finally got VSFTPD working with PAM and MySQL, and I want to know how I can have an FTP user that makes editing the server easily. Essentially what I want is for my ftp user to be able to have the ...
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From ubuntu, how do you edit files created by juju?

Is ssh the only way? Is there a way to create a root privileged ftp user? Does Vsftpd support that? And if so how would you do it? So far, the best alternative I can come up with is lxde and xrdp but ...
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How to add an FTP user that doesn't have access to parent dirrectories?

I want to add user called user on my ftp server, and that user will have access on just /home/user folder...And I want to he hasn't got access in back folders, home, root and that, just /home/user but ...
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Xubuntu FTP server with 3 user and 1 folder

I want an FTP server with three user accounts. I have permission to both read and write, and the other two users are only on /var/ftp/ folder. They just have read permission. How to do that ?
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OOPS: 500: CHILD DIED

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 on my VPS. I have installed vsftpd from this command: sudo apt-get install vsftpd with following configurations- anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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vsftpd Stopped automatically

i have installed vsftpd on my system (Ubuntu 11.04) and it was working fine but, now i am trying to connect ftp server with the help of command $ ftp xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx it is showing ftp: connect: ...
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I can't login as anonymous user to vsftpd server

I use ubuntu 13.10 as server and I have installed virtualbox .I install win 7 , win xp , fedora 19 in vbox as clients . Now I install vsftpd on Ubuntu 13.10 . When I want to connect to vsftpd from ...
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vsftpd and mounted directory

I have an FTP server running vsftpd on Natty (11.04). I can access with a local user (who can see/edit freely every folder of the machine) and use it when accessing from SFTP to upload/download some ...
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500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot() Login failed [duplicate]

I have tried: ufw and selinux is shutdown sudo chmod 755 ftp allow_writeable_chroot=YES How to solve the problem?
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Ubuntu 12.04 - vsftpd problem - 500 illegal PORT command

i have an connection problem to my vsftpd server: 211 End HELP SITE 214-The following commands are recognized. ABOR ACCT ALLO APPE CDUP CWD DELE EPRT EPSV FEAT HELP LIST MDTM MKD MODE NLST NOOP OPTS ...
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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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Ubuntu / FileZilla FTP Set Up

I have successfully installed VSFTPD and I have configured it to allow FTP connection from my Windows laptop running FileZilla. FileZilla is pointing at the directory srv/ftp on my server; the files ...
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VSFTPD and “chroot_local_user=YES” does not work properly

I have the VSFTPD service installed on my linux server. I am using a ftp connection through FileZilla and by default, the user home directory is opened. The problem is that with this user, I can also ...
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vsftpd - Illegal PORT command

I'm using a Ubuntu Server on a VirtualBox machine. Apache and SSH are working, but FTP after successfully connect to the server and login, it sends a error message: - Command: PORT 127,0,0,1,180,221 ...