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Old 05-22-2006, 10:54 PM   #1
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"550 Failed to change directory." with FTP

I have vsftpd setup on my linux machine. I can connect fine using the console. I can also connect fine remotely from my Windows machine using FileZilla or Dreamweaver. However, I cannot access my FTP directory using a web browser. If I go on my Linux machine and type in the web browser: ftp://localhost/ or I try Linux machine's IP address) I will get this error message in the web browser: "550 Failed to change directory"

Can anyone tell me why I might be getting this error message? Any help would be appreciated.
Old 05-23-2006, 02:57 AM   #2
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Hello PDAquila,

Which browser do you use?
Does this happen with every browser?
Try using other browsers besides your current. To name a few:- nautilus, konqueror, lynx , netscape, firefox anything

That browser may not be able to use ftp protocol or is trying to use your login name as an account over the ftp.


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