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

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How to expose my FTP server to the world from behind NAT?

There's vsftpd server in my LAN; there's a hypothetical client machine in another subnet, who can't make direct connections to my FTP server; and there's a router between 2 subnets, actually VPN. I ...
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vsftpd no logs to syslog

I have an vsftpd syslog server. And Its currently logging to /var/log/vsftpd.log, but I want it to send the logs to our syslog server. But I somehow I cant find any answer to my problem. I tried it ...
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How to upload/download a directory using ftp and on ftp CLI? I am using VSFTPD

This how I want to upload/download: ftp 10.42.0.1 then after entering user and password: ftp > Now if I use mget/get or put/mput I am able to copy only files. How should I download ...
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Cannot connect to ftp server via browser but I'm able connect from terminal using ftp server_addr

I installed vsftpd and in the beginning I was able to connect via browser as well as from terminal using ftp server_addr. Now I'm unable to connect via browser but able to connect from terminal Please ...
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SFTP Ubuntu 14.04 - Patient Records Download

I need to build out a server for Insurance Companies / lawyers to download patient records. I'm thinking that sftp is a good choice, but I would like some feedback. I have looked at vsftpd as well, ...
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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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How to lock user to one directory

I have built a few Virtual Hosts using nginx but now I want to have some users to modify them without them being able to edit anything else outside the host directory. I have tried so many things ...
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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 PASV configuration set up, yet still not working

So, I've been researching FTP/FTPS, and have been trying to set up a working FTPS server. To use FTP(S), I've been using the service vsftpd, and the my server is an amazon EC2 instance running Ubuntu ...
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How to set vsftpd to put one directory on the server

I have an external HDD that i keep all my stuff on but when i wanted something of the drive or i had stuff to put on it i had to go get it plug it in do what i need to do, unplug it and then put it ...
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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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Why doesn't apt-get install back the original files of a package after I removed them?

I initially installed the vsftpd using apt-get. After the installation I had a default /etc/vsftpd.conf file with a sample configuration that I modified. After screwing it up decided to uninstall ...
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VSFTPD installed, but I can't restart/stop it

I've installed VSFTPD on my VPS running Ubuntu server 10.04. When connecting using FTP clients such as Filezilla it's working perfectly. However when I use my Drupal's native FTP client to update the ...
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can't connect my Internet Service Provider ftp server

can't connect my isp ftp server. before that in windows 7 usually i can access my isp's ftp site. but in ubuntu it takes too long and at the end it shows "10.112.200.11/is not available". What can i ...
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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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Is it possible to download from the internet using filezilla?

I am trying to set up a packet program for my amateur radio hobby. I came across this website:http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/AX25-HOWTO/x94.html. In it there are three software programs with the ftp ...
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vsftpd cant log in with syslog_enable=YES

Hi guys I want to send my ftp logs to a syslog server, so I tried to enable syslog. But when I set syslog_enable to YES I cant use my FTP Server at all. I am getting this error message: 500 OOPS: ...
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Can't Boot: Stuck at “Starting vsftpd daemon”

I am running Ubuntu server 14.04 and recently began using vsftpd. I haven't had to reboot since installing it until now. It gives me a bunch of '[ OK ]'s and then hangs on "starting vsftpd daemon" ...
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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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how to hide hidden directory on ftp client

I have used vsftpd to create ftp server.I am using ubuntu 12.04 desktop version.I have issue with hidden file, When I access server through FTP client its shows all the directory including hidden ...
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My user can't SFTP to a dir even though it's a member of the group that has write permissions to it

I've asked this before and I realize others have as well but I'm still struggling and hoping someone out there has the missing piece of info that will help me get this working. I've read through all ...
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Cannot install vsftpd - E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

After running sudo apt-get install vsftpd I got: Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/vsftpd_3.0.2-1ubuntu2.14.04.1_amd64.deb E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.0.4 VSFTPD connection timeout using external IP

I am having a problem connecting to my Ubuntu 12.0.4 server with vsftpd using my external IP. Connecting using the local IP is successful. I am using FileZilla for the ftp client. I know there is 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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How to setup virtual users for vsftpd with access to a specific sub directory?

I need to be able to add a virtual users to vsftpd that only have access to a sub folder. The reason why I want to use virtual users is I only want to have 1 real user on the server. The FTP ...
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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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How do I configure ftp to where i can access all of my server files?

I recently bought a VPS because I am working on a project for building a website with a heavy focus on server side scripting. I just installed vsftpd and configured it with anonymous access ...
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Problem with Permission of VSFTP

I tried research before i ask a question in here. I can not create,edit file or folder Here is my config: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES ...
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Ubuntu and Windows 7 cannot connect for simple service (ftp)

All, I have a problem for the networking here. Lets imagine, I have 3 machines, windows 7, ubuntu 14.04, fedora 20 , all run in 64-bit virtualize run with same network 10.137.2.x fedora : 10.137.2.7 ...
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Why Can't I View Files In FTP Server

Why can't I view files in my FTP server? I have tried FileZilla: Status: Connecting to 192.168.1.123:21... Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message... Response: 220 I'm Not Home ...
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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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Vsftpd upload “permission denied” issue

Hi i have installed and configured ftp server on ubuntu 12.04. vsftpd.Config #anonymous_enable=YES write_enable=YES. when i drag and drops files to the Sever with filezilla, it fails: ****550 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to change vsftpd default port?

so here's the deal. I have vsftpd installed and am looking to change the default port to something other than 21. I've checked /etc/vsftpd.conf and can't find a setting to change the default port. I'm ...
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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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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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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 ...