[CentOS] Vsftp is not writing a log file

Todd Cary todd at aristesoftware.com
Tue Sep 20 14:28:01 UTC 2005

Got it working, but I am not sure how.  If I did a restart using the 
GUI, it did not appear to do the logging; however, if I do

/sbin/service vsftpd restart

all is fine.  Hmmmmmmm!


Will McDonald wrote:

>On 19/09/05, Todd Cary <todd at aristesoftware.com> wrote:
>>No doubt I am making some stupid mistake in the log file, but I cannot
>>get vsftp to create a log file showing the transfers.  Here is my conf file:
>Is it creating a log at all? What happens if you move/remove the
>existing file? Is there anything created when you restart the daemon?
>What permissions,attributes and SELinux context (-Z) is there on
>/var/log/xferlog ? Is SELinux enabled? If you run vsftpd in the
>foreground does that provide any clues? What about strace-ing the
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