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Old 01-21-2003, 03:55 PM   #1
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vsftpd help.


Can anyone tell me how i can check who is logged in to my ftp server and what they are doing?

Old 01-21-2003, 07:20 PM   #2
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well, to verify if there is an active ftp connection, use netstat:


look for IPs/hostname that is connected to port 21 of your system (port 21 is the default ftp port). or use ftpwho:


mostly, the any file access will be registered in /var/log/vsftpd.log or in /var/log/xferlog. these logs are present in redhat systems. i dunno if they are placed in another place with other distros.

logon attempts/failure will be registered in /var/log/secure.



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