[CentOS] Vsftpd vs. iptables firewall script

Wed May 23 14:58:32 UTC 2018
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm currently setting up a local FTP server, to receive disk images sent
> with G4L (Ghost4Linux).
> This server has been running Slackware Linux before, and the Vsftpd
> setup was relatively simple.
> With CentOS things seem to be slightly different, so I'm currently
> trying to work things out. For the moment, two things seem to be
> creating problems, the simple iptables firewall and SELinux.
> When I disable the firewall and SELinux, Vsftp works as expected. So far
> so good.
> Now let's tackle this one dragon at a time. First the firewall. I'm
A suggestion: once you've got the firewall issue dealt with, set selinux
into permissive mode; *then* you can figure out what it's complaining
about, while at the same time, your system will be available. Once you've
fixed those issues, then you can make it enforcing.