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FTP Users Login Error when using ProFTPd: USER username (Login failed): Incorrect password.

If when using ProFTPd you see this error: USER username (Login failed): Incorrect password And, the /var/log/secure log shows: proftpd: PAM unable to dlopen(/lib64/security/pam_stack.so): /lib64/security/pam_stack.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory The solution is to replace the /etc/pam.d/proftpd file with the following: #%PAM-1.0M-1.0 auth required pam_listfile.so . . . Read more

Restrict FTP users to a directory

The first step is to install an FTP server. You can find how to do it here. Once the server is installed, you have to configure the users that will connect with FTP. To add a user with permissions for a specific domain, you have to set the vhost directory . . . Read more

How do I enable FTP access to my VPS?

We recommend our customers to use SCP/SFTP when they need to transfer files from/to their VPS accounts. But sometimes it is necessary to allow certain users to have FTP access. You need to install the FTP server. You can do this with the following commands: (instructions valid for Cent OS . . . Read more