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

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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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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 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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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 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 steps,...
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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 is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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what is ftp username and password for vsftpd?

I installed VSFTPD on ubuntu 12.04, and now how do I log in? Which username and password do I use? I tried using root and the password for root, but that didn't work.
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Trying to connect to vsftpd, Failed to retrieve directory listing

Something is really not working here. I have the following error in using FileZilla to connect to a remote machine running vsftpd: Command: LIST Error: Connection timed out Error: Failed to ...
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vsFTP, Apache Setup

I am new to Linux, but got my hand on an Ubuntu machine, I install Apache2 and vsftpd after following some tutorial. With Apache I got my Wordpress running, and ftp works fine too. Now I face a ...
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vsftpd not starting

I have installed vsftpd on Ubuntu Raring Ringtail, and made a few changes to the config file. When I try to run with these changes, the service never starts. Reverting to default config, the service ...
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FTP Permissions read but not write

I made a personal FTP server on an old laptop but when I connect I can only read/download no upload. How do I change this? Thanks for the help in advance I am use vsftpd
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How to add permission to write to /var/www for my FTP client

I'm trying to install Tapatalk plugin on my phpbb3 forum Write method for automod is FTP and connection is successful. I think the FTP client might not have write permission to /var/www. How can I ...
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vsftp configuration issue

i have installed vsftpd in my local mechine ubuntu 10.04 also in remote server ubuntu 12.04 i have done same configuration for both of the mechines. but in server when user logs in usging ftp ...
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Ubuntu web server: ftp connection timeout

To enable ftp service recently I have installed vsftpd using this instructions in my ubuntu web server. But I'm still unable to access my server directory using ftp. I don't know what to do or what's ...
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allow anonymous users to upload in /var/www

im fully aware the risk of this setup regarding anonymous upload, but basically, i want anonymous users to upload on my webserver /var/www im using vsftpd btw I did mount --bind /var/www /home/...
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can't login to FTP after upgrading to 13.04

I'm using vsftpd as ftp server. Till upgrading 13.04 ftp worked normally, i used my user/password as ftp password. But after upgrading to 13.04 i can't login to ftp. I added new user to system, can't ...
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Vstfpd and many accounts creation: is there a howto?

I've been googling around and didn't find valuable answer. I have 98 students. I want to create, for each student a directory where they can upload their own files. Unless I'm wrong, it seems I'll ...
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vsftp server configuraton in

i am going to develop a photo selling webapp, in that every user has options to upload there photos via ftp (ubunut 10.04 + vsftpd) , folder structure /var/www/project/downloads_ftp_folder /var/www/...
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vsftpd chroot opps on ubuntu 12.04

I'm unfamiliar with deb based systems, so my apologies if the solution is simple. I'm trying to setup vsftpd to jail users to their home directories. I get the 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with ...
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VSFTPD 553 error: could not create file

Fresh LAMP server setup with Ubuntu 12.04 and VSFTPD. I'm trying to access the /var/www folder (web root) with FTP user. I created a new user ftpuser and added it to the www-data user group created ...
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Configure vsftpd to chown uploaded files

I have vsftpd up and running on my Ubuntu server. This is a development server and I want to be able to FTP my code directly to the directory which Apache is serving out. As most of you know, www-...
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500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot() Keep user jailed

Before you close this out to repetition, I have been researching all of the proposed solutions to this bug and so far I have been unable to keep a FTP user jailed to their website directory. While I ...
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Assign Group rights to folder

Hello I am new with ubuntu and I have a question. I created a user ABC. I created a group XYZ. I added user ABC to group XYZ . I have a folder mounted mydrive. I mounted it under as I have attached ...