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Loren Tedford

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FTP issues during fresh installation
« on: May 05, 2018, 11:41:55 am »
Greetings I created a domain setup ftp username and password however when ever i log into the server via ftp i get this..

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Status: Connecting to 178.79.181.104:21...
Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message...
Status: Insecure server, it does not support FTP over TLS.
Status: Server does not support non-ASCII characters.
Status: Logged in
Status: Retrieving directory listing...
Command: PWD
Response: 257 "/" is the current directory
Command: TYPE I
Response: 200 Switching to Binary mode.
Command: PASV
Response: 227 Entering Passive Mode (178,79,181,104,95,18).
Command: LIST
Error: Connection timed out after 20 seconds of inactivity
Error: Failed to retrieve directory listing


Any thoughts of what I might have overlooked?

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Re: FTP issues during fresh installation
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2018, 04:07:59 pm »
What FTP client are you using?  What operating system and version?  It looks like it worked, but is timing out for some reason.  Check your auth and sys logs to see if anything shows up there. 

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Re: FTP issues during fresh installation
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2018, 12:42:21 pm »
Thanks i will it is a fresh installation and so i don't understand what went wrong yet.. I will take a look at the logs


I always use Filezilla

Latest Debian installation linode vps provider is where we are hosting it..
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Re: FTP issues during fresh installation
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2018, 03:16:16 pm »
I've noticed the same issue in Ubuntu 16.04.  I don't know what's causing it to hang sometimes after the PASV command is issued.  I haven't found anything helpful in the logs either.

It appears you can work around this issue by disconnecting your FTP client and then reconnecting to the server.  It seems to happen randomly...

I'll try to dig into it further, but it could just be a bug with the VSFTPD package.  It works great on my Ubuntu 14.04 server.

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Re: FTP issues during fresh installation
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2018, 10:14:48 am »
Yeah i wasn't able to disconnect and reconnect and I am running Debian 9 because i have to with running an allstarlink hub..

If you can get back with me that would be great! Because i am setting this up for a ham radio community and haven't had the time to put into it like i want to.. Just had surgery..

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Re: FTP issues during fresh installation
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2018, 10:28:55 am »
I do get this now when doing an apt-get update

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root@theworldhub:~# apt-get update
Ign:1 http://mirrors.linode.com/debian stretch InRelease
Hit:2 http://mirrors.linode.com/debian-security stretch/updates InRelease
Hit:3 http://mirrors.linode.com/debian stretch-updates InRelease
Ign:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic InRelease
Hit:5 http://mirrors.linode.com/debian stretch Release
Ign:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic Release
Ign:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main amd64 Packages
Ign:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main all Packages
Ign:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en
Ign:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en_US
Ign:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main amd64 Packages
Ign:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main all Packages
Ign:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en
Ign:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en_US
Ign:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main amd64 Packages
Ign:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main all Packages
Ign:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en
Ign:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en_US
Ign:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main amd64 Packages
Ign:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main all Packages
Ign:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en
Ign:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en_US
Ign:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main amd64 Packages
Ign:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main all Packages
Ign:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en
Ign:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en_US
Err:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main amd64 Packages
  404  Not Found
Ign:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main all Packages
Ign:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en
Ign:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic/main Translation-en_US
Hit:11 http://dvswitch.org/ASL_Repository stretch InRelease
Reading package lists... Done
W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu cosmic Release' does not have a Release file.
N: Data from such a repository can't be authenticated and is therefore potentially dangerous to use.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.
E: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefrontiergroup/vsftpd/ubuntu/dists/cosmic/main/binary-amd64/Packages  404  Not Found
E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
root@theworldhub:~#

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Re: FTP issues during fresh installation
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2018, 04:53:03 pm »
That repository shouldn't have been added unless your system was detected as Ubuntu 12.04.  Strange.