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Old 08-04-2010, 09:50 AM   #1
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vsftp doesn't do initial directory listing

I have a user who just got a new laptop and when he connects to the FTP server, it verifies his username and password like it should, but when it goes to do the directory listing, it just kinda sits there. if i refresh the view, the folders show up. wonder if there's something in a log somewhere for vsftp i should be looking at. it could just be his ftp client or air card too, but i want to be thorough on the server too becuase it will help me learn.

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Old 08-05-2010, 07:06 AM   #2
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infact u can look at related entry in /var/log/messages or else
if it is RHEL or Fedora
check the /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf to see where the default path for the log files
is located. it can be found at "xferlog" directive.
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I see all the uploads/downloads in the log file specified by xferlog, and don't see anything in messages for this specific user. maybe logs won't help me in this case.


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