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Old 05-01-2009, 02:15 PM   #1
thetotzky04
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vsftpd error: 500 00PS could not bind listening IPV4 socket......


Linux Experts,

I'm experiencing this error while I'm building a ftp server


[root@theo ~]# /usr/local/sbin/vsftpd &

500 OOPS: could not bind listening IPv4 socket
[8] 32542
[8] Exit 1 /usr/local/sbin/vsftpd









what will I do??
 
Old 05-01-2009, 04:13 PM   #2
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You have another process running and listening on port 21. Most likely it's xinetd. Take a look at /etc/xinetd.d/vsftpd and see if disable=no. If you want to run vsftpd standalone, then disable must be "yes". Restart xinetd if you change that value and try to start vsftp.

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