Can't login to vsftpd

Mark Haney mhaney at
Sat Feb 23 18:43:43 UTC 2008

Colin Paul Adams wrote:
> Locally, I can login anonymously to my vsftpd service.
> But if I try to login from a KVM virtual machine running FreeBSD, I
> get permission denied.
> Why?
> I can't find any log messages, nor any configuration options that
> suggest it shouldn't be allowed. 
> Any clues?

Are you trying to login anonymously from the VM?  Any other login type 
is managed by /etc/vsftpd/user_list and /etc/vsftpd/ftpusers.

It may also be the conf file isn't setup to use network interfaces.Or 
maybe iptables?

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Mark Haney
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