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Questions tagged [ftp]

File transfer protocol is a method of transferring data over a network. On Ubuntu, FTP may be used in both GUI (though FTP clients) and CLI (through, e.g., the sftp command) modes.

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16.04 SERVER USING vsftpd using tls getting ECONNREFUSED

I have 16.04 on a hosted server with a static IP. I have the ufw off for the moment to get ftp working. I configured vsftp, then I added the chroot capability. It was working fine-sign in with a ...
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User/Group Folder permissions

This is confusing me a lot, I followed suggestions from a lot of answers here and for some reason it is still not working at all. Please bear with me as I explain what is happening. I have a folder ...
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Nautilus FTP symbolic links

When connecting to an FTP server through Nautilus, symbolic links show as documents. When I attempt to open it, it thinks that the symbolic link is trying to point somewhere on my local machine, and ...
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Network and FTP issues

I am new to Ubuntu. I've done installs on CentOS and Redhat, but on Ubuntu I am having network and ftp issues. I ask them together as these issues might be related. This is also my first experience ...
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SFTP/FTPS speed throttling

Download speed from my dedicated server tops out at ~4.5 MB/s or ~9 MB/s after a routine sudo apt dist-upgrade a while ago. Before it used to be fine. I tried these combinations: Filezilla SFTP, ...
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Show ip connections in console

So currently I'm setting up an FTP server, and I want to log every connection, but I wanted to have every successful connection show in my console when I'm working in the terminal. like if I run watch ...
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Strange files on FTP account

We have a user who needs to use FTP for a specific application. For the last wee or so, really starnge files have been appearing in their account: -rw------- 1 root root 59 Nov 21 14:...
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FTP files opened from Nautilus opens in Firefox instead of default application (Ubuntu 18.04)

I often use Nautilus to connect to my ftp server. Whenever I open a remote file from nautilus (even when it states that the default program is something like gedit) it still opens that file in ...
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Libreoffice on Kubuntu: FTP problems

I have a FTP server on my work that can be accessed only in active FTP mode. In Kubuntu settings I've set up the active FTP mode, so it is opened without problems with Dolphin and MC. But I have these ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS unable to start vsftpd

I installed vsftpd using sudo apt install vsftpd. I then edited /etc/vsftpd.conf following the instructions in this tutorial: https://www.ubuntu18.com/setup-ftp-server-ubuntu-18/. I ensured that /etc/...
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FTP connection fails while SFTP works

EDIT: figured it out, I needed to comment out SSL stuffs to make it FTP. Problem: I'm running sFTP with SSL using vsftpd. AsI can't access sFTP on browser(without extension), now I want to get FTP ...
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Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i3860/Packages'

root@debian:~# apt-get update Ign:1 http://ftp.cz.debian.org/debian stretch InRelease Hit:2 http://ftp.cz.debian.org/debian stretch-updates InRelease Hit:3 http://ftp.cz.debian.org/debian stretch ...
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vsftp Not showing .local folders

I host an Ubuntu server for hosting a couple of game servers for a couple of friends. It is an intranet server so security is not an issue. My issue is as follows. Inside my home/user/ folder i have ...
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Network folder login window does not save data

The functionalities of this window does NOT save the credentials provided when the "Remember Forever" option is checked.
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Bash script run with sudo privilege (within crontab and incrontab) [duplicate]

I have one non system login user (user was created at the time of system installation) and then I have a bunch of scripts which are mainly doing the task of moving incoming files within some other FTP ...
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FTP via Nautilus and via command line

If I try and access my FTP server via the command line using (sudo) sftp 192.168.1.x/home/directory the terminal returns sftp: 192.168.1.x/home/directory: Name or service not known But if I enter ...
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difference between similar ftp commands [closed]

The following two commands seem to achieve the same result ftp://directory@192.168.1.x/ ftp://192.168.1.x/home/directory What is the difference between the commands
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Getting the checksum of a file through vsFTPd

I'm making a script for automatically downloading a backup of files from a local server. There are a lot of files, so to avoid downloading unchanged files, I want to compare the remote file hash to ...
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VSFTPD No route to host

I've installed and configured vsftpd following this tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-vsftpd-for-a-user-s-directory-on-ubuntu-16-04 but when I try to connect to ...
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router interface shows on public, instead of hosted website (ehcp)

I used EHCP for quick setup since im new to this, just dont understand how to setup the ip... basically i can access my router from public ip, and my website only from my machine... what could be the ...
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VSFTPD change user password

I have got an Ubuntu server 16.04 with vsftpd already installed and configured. and I'm able to access with a user admin317934, that is able to browse the whole filesystem. Now I'd like to restrict ...
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FTP uploaded but not seen in SSH shell?

This is the first time I encounter this strange problem. I'm using Ubuntu server 18.04.1 Uploaded a .zip file using filezilla/vsftd inside /var/www folder When it was done, went to putty to SSH into ...
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A system error occurred (EROFS: read-only file system

I launched XAMPP on my PC with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. And Proftdp launched too. I can connect to my server but I can't save changes and in files and can't upload new files too. How to fix it?
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Curlftpfs cache file

I have ftp server where have my build iso file. The files are large, 8-10GB. I mount ftp to my folder with curlftpfs. Everytime I open folder in my pc all files donwload again and the very slowly. How ...
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FTPing inside of a ksh script, get part not working

#!/bin/ksh . $HOME/bin/init.ksh log_start exit_if_not_dgftp EXPIRE_DAYS=30 create_arc_dir handle_error abort $? "Command create_arc_dir failed" $USER purge_archive $EXPIRE_DAYS WORK_FILE=...
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ufw allow 60000:65000/tcp for FTP port 820

I'm a bit confused, because I set up FTP server on my local host. I used a 'vsftpd', there are two lines from my .conf file: listen_port=820 ftp_data_port=821 And record from 'ufw' To ...
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how to open ubuntu from iphone

i want to open my ubuntu ssh and show files from my ios device how ? i tried a lot of apps Like Ftp Manager and openssh and website like net2ftp and everything goes wrong
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After upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 Filezilla does not list files. (It worked prior to the upgrade)

Tried everything I could think of: (1) Changed /etc/apache2/apache2.conf to include Options +Indexes and "Require All Granted"; (2) Purged and reinstalled VSFTPD; and (3) Deleted and reinstalled ...
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LFTP short connection timeout vs longer transfer timeout

The LFTP man page isn't terribly clear on this, but I have been interpreting net:timeout as the timeout for connection, and xfer:timeout as the timeout for transfer (well, timeout for no transfer ...
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mget `*.*` doesn't work

I want to download all files in a folder with ftp. But mget *.* isn't accepted. Here is the terminal output: ftp> ls 200 PORT command successful 150 Directory listing for /DCIM/Camera/ -rw-rw-rw- ...
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Trying to install vsftpd on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install an FTP server (vsftpd) on my Ubuntu 16.04 server from Scaleway. I've did the following: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vsftpd sudo service vsftpd status I'm ...
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Change owner of files uploaded by vsFTPd

I installed a vsftpd server and created an account for one FTPuser. This FTPuser uploads files in another user directory (user1), and this user1 runs a program that uses these files. I have added both ...
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When I close ftp server goes down

My system is Ubuntu 18.04, Apache2, PHP 7.2. I have a very weird problem when I access FTP from Winscp or Filezilla. The problem is after I terminate the FTP session and try to go to my website, I ...
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Issues establishing TLS connections to pure-ftpd after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 (from 16.04)

I had set up pure-ftpd under Ubuntu 16.04 to only accept TLS connections. My client software (SQLBackupAndFTP) was able to connect to the ftp server flawlessly. Now, after the upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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How to mount ftp mounted .iso file to ubuntu

In my windows, I have created a folder. I have mounted that folder using curlftps. It was successful. there's .iso file (centos.iso) in that folder.then I tried to mount that iso image to my linux ...
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How to set ftp to access all /var directories but nowhere else

I set up several websites on VPS with Ubuntu server. I use this guide. So I added 3 sites. they are in these directories I guess: sudo mkdir -p /var/www/html/spiele33.de Then I installed FTP and ...
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How to permit access only a single folder and restrict other

need Solution, I need to give a permission to users to access only a specified folder and restrict access other all folder. Need to create like FTP. So I had created 3 users and one group (tensult),...
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curl (56) when TLS is enabled

I have 2 clients I'm using to fetch files from 2 different Servers using curl. The command I use is this (IP differs between the servers): curl -s -S --stderr err_log -k --user U:1 -o pkg.tgz --...
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Problem with wget: “Error in server response, closing control connection.”

I use linux Ubuntu. I was trying to download a file from ebi. And it shows like this : --2018-08-11 20:26:48-- ftp://ftp.sra.ebi.ac.uk/vol1/fastq/SRR615/008/SRR6156068/SRR6156068_1.fastq.gz (try:...
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Wget command : can't use -b and -P together

I tried to download this link ftp://ftp.sra.ebi.ac.uk/vol1/fastq/SRR615/008/SRR6156068/SRR6156068_1.fastq.gz using wget. I want to download in background and to a specific directory, so i use this ...
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FTP closes due to multiple connection

I am having trouble with file transfer from our offsite FTP server. What happen was every time I try to copy multiple files, it closes after a few seconds then it blocks me for a few minutes before it ...
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BASH SCRIPT : is it possible to get the directory size or count of the files/sub directory inside the FTP session

I have FTP Script which upload the files to remote ftp server and there is limited spaces available on the remote ftp server so I always have to manually run the script and upload the files after ...
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Network file shares not appearing in GNOME or any DE

but they can be accessed via the ftp command in the terminal and via a a file transfer utility such as Filezilla. They don't even show up in GNOME after I've moved files between my computer and my ...
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My upload bandwidth has disappeared

I have a Ubuntu 18.04 server at home I use for storing media and family backups. My ISP line is 20Mbps upload, and speedtests run at home show I get that consistently. I used to be able to max that ...
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curl fails sending file towards a FTPS

Trying to send "test_file" to FTPS server. curl -v -k --ftp-ssl --tlsv1 --ftp-ssl-reqd --ftp-pasv --key key_nopass.pem --cert client.pem --user 'user:pass' --upload-file test_file ftp://Ftps.example....
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Why is 'Authenticated' setup of FTP on ubuntu very insecure?

I am reading the documentation for setting up an FTP server on Ubuntu, and the documentation states that using Authenticated users is very insecure. I dont understand why, because I am under the ...
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Changed /etc ownership to my account now logged out of sudo? [duplicate]

I was working on some SFTP via filezilla to allow download and reupload of some file I took owner ship via ROOT and chown -R 'myusername' /etc and chmod 777 my user account for -R /etc Now I got ...
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create new folder structure within FTP Account

I am working on project where i need to create this kind of Folder structure with FTP Account. I just have FTP account detail and no access to the server, I can connect with FTP and can create ...
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Connect a folder to the server to share via Samba FROM THE TERMINAL

In the Ubuntu tutorial for how to share a folder via Samba, the instructions direct to install samba (Successful), add an entry to the configuration file (completed) then the instruction where I am ...
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How to remove ftp network?

I have a dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 18.04. Since the begining I had Windows Network , but few days ago a new network called MACHINE appeared (machine is the name of my laptop). I dont know ...