Install VSFTPD server in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

4 Responses

  1. ReverseEMF says:

    You might want to include a note about firewalls. At the step labeled “Access FTP server”, where you optimistically assume “Success!”, I had another experience: “Could not connect to server.” Fortunately, I was able to recognize this as a need to add a rule to my ufw firewall:

    > sudo ufw allow ftp

    I’m now a happy FTPer!!

    Well, mostly…I was hoping you would also include how to set up SFTP.

  2. Doug Fullerton says:

    I’m getting “Permission Denied” when trying to upload an image. I assume I need to chmod the users directory?

  3. Doug Fullerton says:

    ah ok, might want to add this step:

    # Uncomment this to enable any form of FTP write command.
    write_enable=YES

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