[RndTbl] vsftp not connecting
grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca
Tue Mar 22 13:44:07 CDT 2011
Hmm. So Security would prefer the use of protocols that send passwords
as plain text, rather than encrypted??? Would these crocodiles happen
to live next door to a zeeba?
On 22/03/2011 1:17 PM, Kevin McGregor wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestion, Gilles. Alas, getting Security at the City to
> allow SSH out is like pulling teeth from a very hungry crocodile -- I'd
> like to avoid both. I'd totally prefer SSH, but it's not an option.
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Gilles Detillieux
> <grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca <mailto:grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca>> wrote:
> Also check your userlist_* options in vsftpd.conf. If userlist_enable
> is YES, then make sure the login name you're using isn't in the
> user_list file (or is if userlist_deny=NO). You may want to check the
> PAM configuration as well, as it can add another layer, and another
> allow/deny list as it does on RHEL systems.
> You could also enable the dual_log_enable and syslog_enable options, as
> this may give you a bit more feedback in your logs to help get to the
> bottom of this.
> If all else fails, install/enable sshd and switch from FTP to SFTP. ;-)
> On 22/03/2011 12:27 PM, 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
> > local_enable=YES
> > write_enable=YES
> > 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
> > files to this server.
> > Kevin
Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca>
Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9 (Canada)
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