[CentOS] vsftpd not able to log in

Fri Jul 10 14:17:12 UTC 2009
Eugene Vilensky <evilensky at gmail.com>

Hi folks,
I can't seem to log into my system via
vsftpd.  All other services using PAM are fine...Am I missing something simple?

ftp> user
(username) user
331 Please specify the password.
530 Login incorrect.

# getenforce

here is the event in /var/log/audit/audit.log:
type=USER_AUTH msg=audit(1247235151.569:9781): user pid=21052 uid=0 auid=0
subj=root:system_r:ftpd_t:s0 msg='PAM: authentication acct="user" :
exe="/usr/sbin/vsftpd" (hostname=hostname, addr=, terminal=ftp

 cat /etc/pam.d/vsftpd
session    optional     pam_keyinit.so    force revoke
auth       required pam_listfile.so item=user sense=deny
file=/etc/vsftpd/ftpusers onerr=succeed
auth       required pam_shells.so
auth       include system-auth
account    include system-auth
session    include system-auth
session    required     pam_loginuid.so

# grep local /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf

# getsebool -a | grep ftp
allow_ftpd_anon_write --> off
allow_ftpd_full_access --> off
allow_ftpd_use_cifs --> off
allow_ftpd_use_nfs --> off
allow_tftp_anon_write --> off
ftp_home_dir --> on
ftpd_disable_trans --> off
ftpd_is_daemon --> on
httpd_enable_ftp_server --> off
tftpd_disable_trans --> off
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