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

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VSFTPD fails to start

I have setup VSFTPD on a server with UBUNTU 18.04 on a server with both ipv4 and ipv6 support and the service is running as expected. I have then ported the same configuration to a server with only ...
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How to change default directory for a vsftpd to a virtualhost folder and restrict ssh to root users?

I have configured multiple virtual hosts in Apache. I am creating users with useradd <username>. I want to assign the directory of the virtual host to a specific user in vsftpd. For example, ...
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Disable ftp access by browser - vsftpd and ubuntu

I'm trying to disable browser ftp access via the url ftp://myip but I don't know how to do it. Can someone please help me?
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ftp user permissions for a directly folder Ubuntu 8.04 VSFTPD

Hi i want to create a ftp "newuser" that will get acces to another user(root) example -----root --------server ----------reamder.txt ----------start-server ------------text.txt ------------start....
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Setting up ftp access to a single directory for user group

I am building a small app that needs to download some data dataset from my remote server (Ubuntu 16.04). The data resides in a specified directory that should not be written by the users. I only want ...
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Changing vsftpd Default Location

I'm very new to ubuntu (and linux in general). I've followed guides to setup vsftpd server and managed to connect to it. I want to use the ftp server as a location where a cctv system can ...
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I want to be able to login with ftp to a different directory

So currently i am using vsftpd to do my ftp login. But I want certain users to go to certain places. Like i want every user to go to their home directory and then i want my user to go to root. ...
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vsftp and ufw problem

I'd like to be able to activate ufw in order to protect my system, but every time I do, I can't send stuff to my system via vsftp. If I deactivate ufw everything works fine. If I activate it, I can ...
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VSFTPD connect from external IP

I have VSFTPD installed on my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, cant connect from public IP. Here is my config: listen=YES listen_ipv6=NO anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES local_umask=022 ...
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Multiple users access to the same vsftpd chroot environment in server 18.04

I have three different users in a Ubuntu Server 18.04.4: ls -la /home total 28 drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 Mar 6 17:17 . drwxr-xr-x 25 root root 4096 Mar 4 15:...
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Making (server) directory public (http download)

tl;dr - How do I make a folder and its contents publicly readable? I've installed and set up vsftpd on my Ubuntu VPS. Didn't realise the original intent of FTP was that only other logged in users can ...
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Getting: 500 OOPS: vsftpd: error with vsftpd.conf file that used to work

I recently reinstalled Bionic at 18.04.4 because I was experiencing a lot of glitchy errors that were getting worse over time. I had upgraded (not reinstalled) from Xenial which was probably a ...
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can't connect to ftp with lftp (Ubuntu 18.04)

I have installed vsftpd on my server (Ubuntu 18.04) apt install vsftpd sed -i.orig 's/#write_enable=YES/write_enable=YES/g' /etc/vsftpd.conf systemctl restart vsftpd vim /etc/vsftpd.conf ...
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VSFTPD server, free hosting?/ What next?

I've been trying to host a ftp server from vpftpd and ufw. I've setup a dynamic DNS, configured vpftpd from the conf file, which i can ping and run from my notebook and my android phone via termux. I'...
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What do I need to do in order to get vsftpd working on ubuntu 18.04?

I tried following this guide https://devanswers.co/installing-ftp-server-vsftpd-ubuntu-18-04/ to setup vsftpd. I can join and see my users directory, I can download files, but trying to upload just ...
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How to create a unique user which the ftp server can use as a totally isolated unprivileged user - vsftpd?

Ubuntu 16.04 Bash 4.4.20 I would like to know the steps involved in creating a unique user which the ftp server can use as a totally isolated unprivileged user. NOTE: In the vsftpd.conf file, ...
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creating a user that allows ftp to access /var/www/html

I want to be able to ftp to Ubuntu's /var/www/html directory from an FTP client. The client requires a User name and Password for the ftp process. Is it possible to adduser and give the user a home ...
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530 login incorrect ftp

I know this question has been asked before, but none of previous suggestions could help me. I have a ftp on Linux server and it is running well for old users. I create new user with following syntax, ...
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Cannot retrieve directory listing from vsftpd after enabling TLS

I set up vsftpd on an Ubuntu 16.04 server. I added a user, and gave him FTP access via a userlist and chrooted him to his home directory. It worked fine. To make the file transfer more secure I wanted ...
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vsftp specify root directory for anonymous login

I have installed the latest version of vsftpd on my system. I did enable anonymous login in /etc/vsftpd.conf: anonymous_enable=YES And I mapped the root directory to a folder of my choice, in this ...
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FTP connection error on ubuntu server with vesta

Perform the installation of vestacp through custom configurations: bash vst-install.sh --force --nginx yes --apache yes --phpfpm no --named yes --remi yes --vsftpd yes --proftpd no --iptables yes --...
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How to configure VSFTPD for LAN-only access, and restrict the access to a single directory

I have gone through quite a few setup guides but couldn't figure out, how to configure VSFTPD for LAN-only access, and restrict the access to a single directory (e.g.: ~/Downloads). If possible, I do ...
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vsftpd - Won't work w/ Ubuntu FTP client, CyberDuck works perfectly

I'm struggling with a dead simple vsftpd server. It installed fine, configured without a problem, and I've been using it to connect and transfer files for the past several weeks with no issues ...
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FTP server with TLS does not work in windows file explorer and browsers

When I finish configuring my TLS, I try to connect from the Windows file explorer and from browsers with ftps:// ftpes:// sftp:// and user:password@server:port and also as a network unit but nothing ...
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How to deny the access to a user in vsftpd?

How to deny the access to a user in vsftpd? I found this information: userlist_deny — Cuando se utiliza en combinación con la directriz userlist_enable y con el valor de NO, se les niega el acceso a ...
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How to jail a two or more users in the same directory in vsftpd

Can I jail to two users of vsftpd to the same directory? Is for I do an FTP web server, with a user that he will have to write permission's and another user that will haven't to write permission's ...
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I can't cage the users in vsftpd

I have installed vsftpd in ubuntu server 18.04. I want two users in the FTP server, that access to a directory, the same, but a user has to write permission's and the other not. In the settings I ...
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Can't properly setup vsftpd using MariaDB

Goal My goal is to have an FTP server (vsftpd) installed to which I can add users / passwords to my MariaDB for verification. I have been using this guide: https://www.howtoforge.com/virtual-hosting-...
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Unable to edit vsftpd.conf file using ubuntu user

I tried to edit VSFTPD.CONF file but it says I don't have permission. I was logged in root user "ubuntu". Can anyone help to figure out and resolve my problem.
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Setting up vsftpd FTP server, cant get it to connect

Using vsftpd, all I want to do is share a directory I have with some friends and I am stuck. My ufw has the correct ports allowed, same as my router. I can SSH in so that tells me those are correct. ...
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How to give same permissions to FTP user & Home user?

OS: Ubuntu 16.04.6 I have created one FTP server using vsftpd. I initially followed instructions from the following link. How To Set Up vsftpd for a User's Directory on Ubuntu 16.04 But above ...
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FTP Problems on v18.04 with vsftpd and Google Cloud Platform

I'm having some unexplainable issues trying to setup FTP on vsftpd with my Google Cloud Platform compute engine. I've been messing with a bunch of different settings to get this going, but one issue ...
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After change user password cant use FTP

Hello i have installed vsftpd by this tutorial https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-vsftpd-for-a-user-s-directory-on-ubuntu-16-04 and working well, but now i changed VPS ...
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Restricting a User to a Specific Directory

I have this same problem: Restrict user to a directory vsftpd. I did as was recommended in that post, but it's not working, I have 2 users, one with sudo access, it's my regular account, and then I'...
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VSFTPD An unexpected TLS packet was received

I am trying to setup several ftp users, each with its own subfolder (so the user can see only he his root folder, and nothing else). current issue is that on filezilla I am getting Status: ...
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Can't login virtual users with vsftpd

I know that it has been asked before (for example here), but I am completely stuck and have no idea how to make it work. I am trying to setup several ftp users, each with its own subfolder (so the ...
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Cannot access /var/www through FTP

I'm trying to access /var/www through Filezilla but my user can only access files inside of it's home directory. I've added my user to the www-data group, however it still doesn't allow me the ...
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VSFTP lost root access

I created an FTP, using only my local username. The issue was that I had access to all files on the computer, until I decided to actually try to create one in /media/USER/HDD1 It gave me the error: ...
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Wordpress permissions conflict with www-data and ftp [duplicate]

Running: Ubuntu 18.04, Nginx 1.14 I read somewhere that running Wordpress in 'fs_direct' mode is a security threat, so I wanted to completely scrap that idea and stick to a local ftp server instead. ...
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Restrict user's ftp acces to specific folder with vsftpd

I trying to restrict all users that is created to /var/www, but each user must be able to be restricted to any subdirectory. For example: user test1 restricted to /var/www/ user test2 restricted to /...
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VSFTPD and anonymous uploads

I am very new to Ubuntu and its config. I have created an Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 with web server access and ftp server access. The ftp server needs to be an anonymous access whereby the file location is ...
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Unable to connect to my vsftp server via “INTERNET”

I set up a simple vsftp server on Ubuntu Desktop 18.04. On LAN, it works fine. I wanna connect to my server outside my LAN. How can I? - I tried using ftp://publicip Doesn't work. My aim is to serve ...
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Lock user to single directory

I don't want to lock ssh users, I want to lock users in general. If a process is running as a user e.g. su -c "ls" user1 I want user1 to only ever see the folder /path/to/folder and it's subfolders/...
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How do I set up an FTP user with access to web root using vsftpd?

How do I set up an FTP user with access to web root using vsftpd? I am currently setting up a website and I am trying to learn more about web servers on the way. I used shared hosting providers ...
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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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vsftpd can't login after adding a new user

I'm running a Ubuntu Server 16.04 and had a vsftpd Server that i setup about two months ago with a tutorial (linked HERE). today i needed to add another user with sFTP access and did it in the same ...
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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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Can't install new software in the server [duplicate]

I'm trying to install vsftpd on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, but when I run apt-get install vsftpd I get this error: You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to correct these. The following packages ...
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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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