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Old 08-10-2005, 11:29 PM   #1
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vsftp 550 failed to change directory?

my ftp directory was /home/ftp
i deleted the /home/ftp/pub directory
then chomod a+rwx the ftp driectory
then it was like... we cant do that man, if its writeable, so i couldnt get on to the ftp server
so i chmod a-wx ftp
chmod a+r ftp
that didnt work so i created pub again and chmod a+rwx pub
and still doesnt work?
if im client and im connecting its all like "550 failed to change directory."
yes ive restarted it after ive made changes.
any help is appreiciated. thanks.
Old 08-11-2005, 12:03 AM   #2
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ok sorry, i had to chmod a-rwx ftp
then chmod a+rx ftp
Old 08-25-2010, 08:10 PM   #3
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Lightbulb 550 failed to create directory

hi friend:
have you solved the problem?

I have install vsftpd server.
then I use the example in libOftp to test the server.
according to the info note:
it says: 550 failed to create directory...

ps: I have changed my /home/ftp chmod to 555


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