[CentOS] vsftpd: transfer of files fails

Sat Apr 1 23:32:06 UTC 2006
Kai Schaetzl <maillists at conactive.com>

Ryan wrote on Sat, 01 Apr 2006 18:06:37 -0500:

Thanks for the fast answer!

> Check to make sure its not a problem on the client side - are there 
> personal firewalls blocking port 20/21?

I'm doing all the tests myself. So, I logged in with the client's 
credentials and verified I can't create new files (or overwrite existing 
ones). I forgot to tell earlier that the file is created but with 0 bytes. 
I can delete that 0 byte file with the same user. When I try to create a 
new directory it fails completely.
At the same time I can login to the two working accounts and transfer 
files to them. So, it cannot be a network or client-side problem. Also, I 
can create a new account and write to it. It must be something specific to 
the users, however, I don't see any difference in passwd or other related 
files that makes them special.
Also, I'm concerned that users can delete files they shouldn't have the 
right to. At least in their homedir which they are chrooted, too.
It's the first time that vsftpd makes me any problems, but it's also the 
first time that I use 2.0.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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