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My apologies, there is lot of thread running on the same topic but i am not be able to resolve my issue. So I am starting a new thread, Please help.
whenever I am ftp my machine with any user it give me below error
500 OOPS: cannot change directory:/home/APTuser/ftp, however if i do su - APTuser, it work fine. I have below configuration on my system, please help
drwx------ 4 APTuser APTuser 4096 Feb 23 03:25 APTuser
-bash-3.2$ cat /etc/passwd
APTuser:x:507:507:APT FTP USER:/home/APTuser/ftp:/bin/bash
I Have below configuration on my machine
[root@localhost ~]# [nsn@localhost home]$ cat /etc/redhat-release
[root@localhost ~]# Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.4 (Tikanga)
[root@localhost ~]# [nsn@localhost home]$ rpm -qa | grep ftpd
[root@localhost ~]# vsftpd-2.0.5-16.el5
[root@localhost ~]# cat vsftpd.conf
# Example config file /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf
# The default compiled in settings are fairly paranoid. This sample file
# loosens things up a bit, to make the ftp daemon more usable.
# Please see vsftpd.conf.5 for all compiled in defaults.
# READ THIS: This example file is NOT an exhaustive list of vsftpd options.
# Please read the vsftpd.conf.5 manual page to get a full idea of vsftpd's
# Allow anonymous FTP? (Beware - allowed by default if you comment this out).
# Uncomment this to allow local users to log in.
# Uncomment this to enable any form of FTP write command.
# Default umask for local users is 077. You may wish to change this to 022,
# if your users expect that (022 is used by most other ftpd's)
# Uncomment this to allow the anonymous FTP user to upload files. This only
# has an effect if the above global write enable is activated. Also, you will
# obviously need to create a directory writable by the FTP user.
# Uncomment this if you want the anonymous FTP user to be able to create
# new directories.
# Activate directory messages - messages given to remote users when they
# go into a certain directory.
# The target log file can be vsftpd_log_file or xferlog_file.
# This depends on setting xferlog_std_format parameter
# Make sure PORT transfer connections originate from port 20 (ftp-data).
# If you want, you can arrange for uploaded anonymous files to be owned by
# a different user. Note! Using "root" for uploaded files is not
# The name of log file when xferlog_enable=YES and xferlog_std_format=YES
# WARNING - changing this filename affects /etc/logrotate.d/vsftpd.log
# Switches between logging into vsftpd_log_file and xferlog_file files.
# NO writes to vsftpd_log_file, YES to xferlog_file
# You may change the default value for timing out an idle session.
# You may change the default value for timing out a data connection.
# It is recommended that you define on your system a unique user which the
# ftp server can use as a totally isolated and unprivileged user.
# Enable this and the server will recognise asynchronous ABOR requests. Not
# recommended for security (the code is non-trivial). Not enabling it,
# however, may confuse older FTP clients.
# By default the server will pretend to allow ASCII mode but in fact ignore
# the request. Turn on the below options to have the server actually do ASCII
# mangling on files when in ASCII mode.
# Beware that on some FTP servers, ASCII support allows a denial of service
# attack (DoS) via the command "SIZE /big/file" in ASCII mode. vsftpd
# predicted this attack and has always been safe, reporting the size of the
# raw file.
# ASCII mangling is a horrible feature of the protocol.
# You may fully customise the login banner string:
#ftpd_banner=Welcome to blah FTP service.
# You may specify a file of disallowed anonymous e-mail addresses. Apparently
# useful for combatting certain DoS attacks.
# (default follows)
# You may specify an explicit list of local users to chroot() to their home
# directory. If chroot_local_user is YES, then this list becomes a list of
# users to NOT chroot().
# (default follows)
# You may activate the "-R" option to the builtin ls. This is disabled by
# default to avoid remote users being able to cause excessive I/O on large
# sites. However, some broken FTP clients such as "ncftp" and "mirror" assume
# the presence of the "-R" option, so there is a strong case for enabling it.
# When "listen" directive is enabled, vsftpd runs in standalone mode and
# listens on IPv4 sockets. This directive cannot be used in conjunction
# with the listen_ipv6 directive.
# This directive enables listening on IPv6 sockets. To listen on IPv4 and IPv6
# sockets, you must run two copies of vsftpd whith two configuration files.
# Make sure, that one of the listen options is commented !!
[root@localhost home]# chmod -R 755 APTuser
[root@localhost home]# ls -lrt
drwxr-xr-x 4 APTuser APTuser 4096 Feb 23 03:25 APTuser
[root@localhost home]# ftp localhost
Connected to localhost.localdomain.
220 (vsFTPd 2.0.5)
530 Please login with USER and PASS.
530 Please login with USER and PASS.
KERBEROS_V4 rejected as an authentication type
Name (localhost:root): APTuser
331 Please specify the password.
500 OOPS: cannot change directory:/home/APTuser/ftp
eh,it's used for shutting down the Selinux firewall,do the following is same: alter the /etc/sysconfig/Selinux,change "selinux=enforcing" to "selinux=disabled",but this needs a reboot,then you permanently disabled your Selinux
I had lots of problems because the latest version of Linux Mint 14 was using an old version of vsftpd. I read the Software Manager page carefully for vsftpd and I noticed the author's website link. I downloaded it and I am happy now!