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

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VSFTPD file permission help for a newbie

I'm putting together a VPS to host a game server for me and a few friends that is running ubuntu 16.04 server edition. Right now I'm trying to configure VSFTPD to allow us to upload any files we need ...
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Could not connect to vsftpd server [on hold]

When I try to connect vsftpd server it shows the following error Status: Resolving address of sitename.com Status: Connecting to xxx.xxx.x.xxx:21... Status: Connection established, waiting for ...
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Error when installing vsftpd

I was trying to install the vsftpd ftp server but get this error: invoke-rc.d: unknown initscript, /etc/init.d/vsftpd not found. dpkg: error processing package vsftpd (--configure): subprocess ...
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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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FTP cannot change directory

I have set all permissions on the /home directory ( sudo chmod 777 ) but I still cannot change to that directory ( or any other ) from ftp [ec2-user@ip-172-30-1-197 /]$ ls -l home total 4 drwxrwxrwx ...
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VSFTPD does not keep spaces or line breaks

When I download a text file from VDFTPD the file loses all spaces and line breaks. Files opened with Nano have no problems. Example: abc def ghi Sample Text Becomes: abcdefghiSampleText I am ...
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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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Authentication vsftpd account using remote LDAP user

I'm trying to authenticate vsftpd from LDAP logins which hosted remotely another server . vsftpd hosted on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-48-generic x86_64) amazon aws . from the LDAP server ...
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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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Can't find a log with all ftp related info

I am trying to code some FTP app to log into my server. So would love to be able to find all info for successes and failures. The vftpsd.log only shows log ins, not failures. Maybe this is ...
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What port should external users use to access my FTP server? Am I doing this right, even? Reality check..etc

I am very new to Linux and computer science in general - please be patient with me. I am attempting to create a read-only FTP server such that I can share some files in a manner as easy as possible ...
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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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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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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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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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MXF Files get currputed through FTP Sending process

I have written the FTP Script to send the file to the FTP Destination and the Transfer is working totally Good. but when i open the mxf file it Just a Black Frame and No media is Playing. FTP SCRIPT:...
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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 connection to ubuntu instance

I'm running Ubuntu on a instance on the university server. I've installed vsFTPd and added a new user. I uncommented the following parameters in the vsftpd.conf: write_enable=YES chroot_local_user=...
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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 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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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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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 (/lib/systemd/system/...
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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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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 listen_ipv6=...
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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: 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 /home/...
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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 root@...
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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 14....
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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 ...