[RndTbl] vsftp not connecting
trevor at tecnopolis.ca
Tue Mar 22 12:43:03 CDT 2011
On 2011-03-22 Kevin McGregor wrote:
> Maybe someone can throw in their two cents on this:
> I installed vsftpd on my Ubuntu 10.04 server, and I set
> When I FTP to the server, I get prompted for a username and password,
> but it seems to just reject it and ask for username/password again.
> What else do I need to do? I just want one account to be able to FTP
> upload files to this server.
Ah, you're assuming it's easy. Vsftp config is for sure not that!
Here's my config:
ftpd_banner=This is a private system. Unauthorized use is strictly
prohibited. Violators will prosecuted.
Then make a /etc/vsftpd/user_list and populate it with allowed user ids
for login. One per line. Mine only has 2 entries (the more locked
down the better).
Then make files, one per user allowed, the filename the same as the
username in /etc/vsftpd/userconfs/. I have 1 line in each:
Or wherever you want them to be able to access.
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