[CentOS] How to enable download via web browser with vsftpd?

Leonardo Vilela Pinheiro leopinheiro at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 14:47:30 UTC 2007

On 3/14/07, Indunil Jayasooriya <indunil75 at gmail.com> wrote:
> HI ,
> I setup vsftp yesterday as a local user only mode. No anonymous was
> enabled. I set up this vsftpd on my machine running CentOS 4.4. its ip is
> so when I login as via web browser,
> I am promted the username as password. After inputing username and password,
> I can login successfully. Then I can download everything as usual. But I can
> not upload any data ? Why is that ? How to enable it via web browser?
> But, If I use command line mode, I can do both downloading (mget) and
> uploading (mput).
>  pls see below.
> <...>
> That means both downloading and uploading work fine with command line
> mode. But via web browser, I only can download, but no uploading is
> possible? Why ? How can I solve this issue?

Make sure your web browser supports ftp file uploading.

If you´re using Firefox, take a look at this addon:

I´ve never used it, just try and tell us. If it doesn´t work, google around
for a better one.
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