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Old 01-27-2010, 09:20 AM   #1
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Mounting FTP server as /backup

I want to be able to mount an ftp account to a local folder, I have set up a ftp server that is working fine, I have tested it with a few windows ftp clients and it works fine.

I am trying to use CurlFtpFS to mount it to /backup as I know it is supported but am running into an error I cant get around.

I have tested that my box can access the server using the ftp command, see below

root@Fileserver:/# ftp
Connected to
220 (vsFTPd 2.0.6)
Name ( ftpuser
331 Please specify the password.
230 Login successful.
Remote system type is UNIX.
Using binary mode to transfer files.
ftp> exit
221 Goodbye.
but when I try to use CurlFtpFS I get a Error connecting to ftp: Access denied: 530" error, see below

root@Fileserver:/# curlftpfs
Error connecting to ftp: Access denied: 530
root@Fileserver:/# curlftpfs ftpuser:ftpPa$$w0rd@ /backup
Error connecting to ftp: Access denied: 530
I have looked this up but not have found anything useful, can anyone help??
Old 01-27-2010, 09:22 AM   #2
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I have put this into the wrong section, now posted into server section

How do I delete the thread?
Old 01-27-2010, 10:51 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by replica88 View Post
How do I delete the thread?
You can't. Instead, you're supposed to use the Report button and ask for your thread to be moved.

This thread is now closed, as it's a dupe.

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