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

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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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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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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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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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FTP account without linux user

Is it possible to create a FTP user account without a user creation in linux ?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to enable a user to login through FTP?

I have installed vsftp on Ubuntu 10.10. I want to give the user FTP login privilage .
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How to Configure VSFTPD?

I've been at this for hours. I basically want to be able to upload / manage a website on my new Ubuntu server, using FileZilla from my windows 7 machine. I have installed vsftpd on the server, but I ...
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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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How to create an FTP account for one folder?

I have a folder: /srv/ftp_folder How would one go about setting up an FTP account with upload/download for that folder only with no other access?
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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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VSFTPD configuration problems with 12.04

So I upgraded my Ubuntu Server to 12.04 LTS today and now VSFTPD wont work. I think it is related to this VSFTPd stopped working after update. However, unlike the asker in that post, I am not ...
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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 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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Where is vsftpd.conf?

I have a 11.04 x86 server. I ran sudo apt-get install vsftpd and that was successful. But I cannot find the vsftpd.conf file anywhere. I thought it was supposed to be in /etc/vsftpd.conf.
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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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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 ...
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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 ...