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Swatson 05-27-2004 03:40 PM

VSFTP is giving me fits!
 
I added VSFTP to my Redhat 9 box, and I can't get it to work right.

When I check it in services, it says:

"vbsftp dead but subsys locked"

When I try to restart the service it says it was successful, but it still won't work.

???

proudclod 05-27-2004 04:29 PM

as root, try running

/sbin/service vsftpd stop
/sbin/service vsftpd start

then try ftping to localhost.

LLS 07-04-2004 09:32 AM

"vbsftp dead but subsys locked"
I get this same error when I tried to run vsftp through xinetd instead as a "stand alone" so when I removed the comment #

listen=yes
tcp_wrappers=yes

in vsftp.conf file, the error disappeared and the service started. I am still trying to figure out how to configure vsftp to run through xinetd and why I might want to instead of as stand alone server. Just learning.


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