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

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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 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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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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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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vsftpd-cannot read config file even when file exists

I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 and I just installed vsftpd. When I run the command service vsftpd status, I get the following output: vsftpd.service - vsftpd FTP server Loaded: loaded ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Why vsftpd doesnt work when pam_service_name=vsftpd?

I did a vsftpd setup on my home server. I got some authentication error so I searched through this forum and got a solution. This solution worked for me As in the solution. the default setting ...
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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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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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500 OOPS: cannot change directory: /home/user/public_html, VSFTPD error

I setup VSFTPD on my Ubuntu server 12.04, it worked very good. Until I tried to change the permissions of the user so the user couldn't go in the / directory and only in the directories inside ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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vsftpd restrict users to home directory

I have installed vsftpd and have set my config as such: # Example config file /etc/vsftpd.conf # # The default compiled in settings are fairly paranoid. This sample file # loosens things up a bit, to ...
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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 service will not start for 14.04

I've been looking for solutions for awhile and I haven't found one that works for me. I'm new enough to linux that I'm not sure where else to turn. I can't seem to get the service to start. Any ...
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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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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. ...
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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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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 ...