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Questions tagged [vsftpd]

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

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VSFTPD FTP linux to linux permisions

Please your help guys who is familiar with ftp servers. So I installed an ftp server on Ubuntu 18.04 based virtual machine using the vsftpd utility. I am able to connect from my ubuntu host and also ...
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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 very slow … but i'have no parameter to limit

I have a Fiber connexion and when i use FileZilla to download , i cant go more than 2 mo/sec I checked in vsftpd conf file in /ETC/ and there is no limitation . i dont understand where i can fix this ...
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How do I limit a user to accessing only one directory? [duplicate]

I have created a user on my Ubuntu Server 14.04 x64 via console. The user is named user1. Right now I want to give this user access only to one folder on /var/movie. What should I do? I've already ...
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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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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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Problems with permissions for vsftpd account when connecting to ftp

OS: Kubuntu 18.04 installed vsftpd and made an ftpuser according to the following article: https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-setup-ftp-server-on-ubuntu-18-04-bionic-beaver-with-vsftpd vsftpd.conf is ...
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How do I configure vsftpd to use a GoDaddy SSL certificate bundle?

I have an Ubuntu 16.04.3 AWS EC2 instance running vsftpd 3.0.3. Plain FTP works just fine, but I need to enable TLS so my clients can use sftp to upload files. I have researched this for hours, but ...
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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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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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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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where is vsftpd root directory on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Where is vsftpd home directory located on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and where does it store files?
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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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Create SFTP User to access a restricted folder inside an existing folder owned by another user

Sorry if this question has been repeated already but I can't get it to work properly and I already experimented with all the solutions that came up from my search, please if anybody can enlighten me ...
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vsftpd public and ssl tls shares

Could anyone help me to solve such a problem... I have a vsftpd ftp server running with ssl tls. Here is my current conf: listen=YES listen_port=10000 pasv_enable=yes pasv_min_port=10001 ...
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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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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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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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Restricting people to their folders vsftpd

Okay, So I'm trying to limit users on vsftpd to only be able to see their folders. not like, only let them edit file sin their folder, like not see other folders at all. I set chroot_local_user=YES ...
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sftp connects but failed to retrieve files digitocean

I am using filezilla with port number 22. I am able to connect but not able to pull directory listing. it is showing Status: Retrieving directory listing... Status: Listing directory /root But ...
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How to check that FTP server configured correctly?

How to check that FTP server configured correctly and ready to work? I mean, it should have preconfigured username and password and allow to receive files. VSFTPD was installed a long time ago, and I ...
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differing double click behavious of my ftp server

I set up a small anonymous access vsftpd FTP server for a Python class that I am teaching. 2 file snippets illustrate the problem: -rw-r--r-- 1 david ftp 7,6K Mai 20 16:28 Adafruit_CharLCD.py -rw-...
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Ubuntu Server VSFTPD virtual users

I am trying to create a system using vsftpd with virtual users. A similar case has been addressed; How to setup virtual users for vsftpd with access to a specific sub directory? I am stuck with ...
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Create VSFTPD accessible from public ip

For the past month I've been trying to setup this FTP server on my local machine (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) to be accessible from my public IP and have so far failed. My port forwarding setup in my router ...
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vsftpd won't auto start on boot with pasv_addr_resolve=YES

Ubuntu server 18.04 LTS vsftpd 3.0.3 (Sorry for my bad English) vsftpd won't auto start on boot if I set "pasv_address=example.com" and "pasv_addr_resolve=YES". Manual start is fine when after ...
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FTP - How to create a user and only have them access a specific directory

I'm trying to create a FTP user (bob123) and have them only be able to view and modify files inside /var/www/site1.com How can I do that?
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How to restrict an FTP user to one directory and another user to second directory?

I have Ubuntu 16.04. I have installed VSFTPD on my server and created two users. Now, I would like to restrict an FTP user to one directory and another user to second directory. What should I have to ...
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Can a user FTP when SFTP is setup with vsFTPd

Help I have setup vsFTPd to use SFTP with this tutorial https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-vsftpd-for-a-user-s-directory-on-ubuntu-16-04 and it works perfect even with the ...
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Cant get users home directory to be /var/www svftpd

So I have setup my server with svftpd to be able to connect with ftp. I created a user (ftp_user) Now I can connect with ftp, but the server shows no files: it displays: Index of / (I guess this is ...
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Should I get keep vsftp service running?

I have installed vsftpd which is an FTP server on Linux. Should I keep the service running or stop it after use? service vsftpd status shows that service is active.
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vsftpd not respecting passive settings in config

Ubuntu 16.04 desktop running vsftpd windows server 2012 r2 running the standard ftp command line client from WAN windows 10 running the standard ftp command line client from LAN vsftpd.conf # ...
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Can't connect to ubuntu laptop in local network

I've two PC (a desktop and a notebook) running both Ubuntu 16.04. I've installed in both vsftpd, and both have the same configuration, when i try to connect to the Desktop FTP from the notebook ...
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VSFTPD upload timeout if file bigger than 14Kb

i'm using Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS and VSFTPD 3.0.3 Starting form a couple of days i cannot upload file bigger than 14Kb This is the Netbeans ftp log (but it doesn't work with Filezilla too) 220 (vsFTPd 3....
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vsftpd port monitoring and active on/off

I am using vsftpd and i'd like to be able to know how to monitor port traffic and its logs (interactions with firewall, errors, etc) whether its through a program or a library of commands through the ...
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How do I manage the ssl certs (pem/key) for vsftpd?

I am working on setting up my first ftp and I am using the ssl certs that were built in and I am wondering if I can find/create personalized certs. How would this affect me and will making a different ...
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MySQL PAM Intergration Error “PAM adding faulty module: pam_mysql.so”

I am trying to get my vsftpd to use a MySQL database for storing usernames and passwords. I have followed this tutorial but it doesn't seem to be working and I think maybe Tutorial: https://www....
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How to limit max connections for each linux user in vsftpd and ssh

I'm trying to create a server with few users but limited number of connections each one can have. Suppose the limit is 5. Then a person can connect to ssh (sftp) or vsftpd combined not exceeding 5 ...
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vsftpd can't start with command allow_writeable_chroot=YES

I had an error message when logging in with vsftpd. 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot() I have found a solution on google that I have to add the following command to ...
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vsftpd - multiple guest usernames? [duplicate]

I am trying to set up vsftpd to use multiple guest user names so I can have different virtual accounts with different permissions (based on the guest accounts). Currently I only have one main account ...
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Can you use SFTP with VSFTPD

I have installed vsftpd on my Ubuntu 16.04 server, and can connect fine using SFTP for a single user. I want to set up additional users and give them the ability to connect to their home directories (...
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VSFTP failed to retrieve directory listing

I want to set up a FTP server but when I try to connect with filezilla I got this error prob: Status: Connecting to 41.228.175.x:2121... Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message... ...
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vsftp: don't allow ftp user to move up in a directory tree

I am using vsftp on Ubuntu 14.04 and have create a user using this command: sudo adduser ftpuser --home /var/www/wp-content/uploads The user has permission to see /var/www/wp-content/uploads but ...
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Permission denied visiting HTML off of server

So weird thing here, I can access my website using ftp://username:password@192.168.1.214/godlysoftware/home.html By obviously changing username and password to the ftp credentials. BUT, I cannot ...
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Make files uploaded by vsftpd automatically inherit owner from parent directory

I am running a vsftpd server with a few user accounts. Every user has his own, private directory set as chroot in which no one but he himself should write, like this: ftphomes/ userdir1 userdir2 ...