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Old 06-09-2004, 03:33 PM   #1
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Proftpd won't accept connections

I have installed and started proftp without any errors, however, it keeps complaining abut something when I try to connect.

This is what im using, adding a new user account

adduser --shell /var/www/test --ingroup users testuser

This is what my proftpd.conf look like:

# This is a basic ProFTPD configuration file (rename it to
# 'proftpd.conf' for actual use.  It establishes a single server
# and a single anonymous login.  It assumes that you have a user/group
# "nobody/nogroup" and "ftp" for normal operation and anon.

ServerName                      "Test FTP 0001"
ServerType                      standalone
DeferWelcome                    off

UseReverseDNS                   off
IdentLookups                    off
PassivePorts                    55000 55500

MultilineRFC2228                on
DefaultServer                   on
ShowSymlinks                    on
AllowOverwrite                  on

DefaultRoot                     ~ users, !staff

TimeoutNoTransfer               600
TimeoutStalled                  600
TimeoutIdle                     1200

DisplayLogin                    welcome.msg
DisplayFirstChdir               .message
ListOptions                     "-l"

DenyFilter                      \*.*/

# Uncomment this if you are using NIS or LDAP to retrieve passwords:
#PersistentPasswd               off

# Uncomment this if you would use TLS module:
#TLSEngine                      on

# Uncomment this if you would use quota module:
#Quotas                         on

# Uncomment this if you would use ratio module:
#Ratios                         on

# Port 21 is the standard FTP port.
Port                            21

# To prevent DoS attacks, set the maximum number of child processes
# to 30.  If you need to allow more than 30 concurrent connections
# at once, simply increase this value.  Note that this ONLY works
# in standalone mode, in inetd mode you should use an inetd server
# that allows you to limit maximum number of processes per service
# (such as xinetd)
MaxInstances                    30

# Set the user and group that the server normally runs at.
User                            nobody
Group                           nogroup

<Directory /*>
# Umask 022 is a good standard umask to prevent new files and dirs
# (second parm) from being group and world writable.
  Umask                         022  022
# Normally, we want files to be overwriteable.
  AllowOverwrite                on

# A basic anonymous configuration, no upload directories.

# <Anonymous ~ftp>
#   User                                ftp
#   Group                               nogroup
#   # We want clients to be able to login with "anonymous" as well as "ftp"
#   UserAlias                   anonymous ftp
#   # Cosmetic changes, all files belongs to ftp user
#   DirFakeUser on ftp
#   DirFakeGroup on ftp
#   RequireValidShell           off
#   # Limit the maximum number of anonymous logins
#   MaxClients                  10
#   # We want 'welcome.msg' displayed at login, and '.message' displayed
#   # in each newly chdired directory.
#   DisplayLogin                        welcome.msg
#   DisplayFirstChdir           .message
#   # Limit WRITE everywhere in the anonymous chroot
#   <Directory *>
#     <Limit WRITE>
#       DenyAll
#     </Limit>
#   </Directory>
#   # Uncomment this if you're brave.
#   # <Directory incoming>
#   #   # Umask 022 is a good standard umask to prevent new files and dirs
#   #   # (second parm) from being group and world writable.
#   #   Umask                           022  022
#   #            <Limit READ WRITE>
#   #            DenyAll
#   #            </Limit>
#   #            <Limit STOR>
#   #            AllowAll
#   #            </Limit>
#   # </Directory>
# </Anonymous>
TLSRSACertificateFile /etc/ssl/certs/ftpd-rsa.pem
TLSRSACertificateKeyFile /etc/ssl/certs/ftpd-rsa-key.pem
TLSLog /var/log/proftpd/tls.log
TLSRequired Off
TLSEngine On
This doesn't help you much maybe, but its what i get when trying to connect to it:

[R] Connecting to 192.168.0.*** -> IP=192.168.0.*** PORT=21
[R] Connected to 192.168.0.***
[R] 220 ProFTPD 1.2.9 Server (Test FTP 0001) [linux-server]
[R] USER testuser
[R] 331 Password required for testuser.
[R] PASS (hidden)
[R] 530 Login incorrect.
[R] Connection failed

I know i have typed the right password, at least it is the same as i wrote in as unixpassword for adduser


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