View Full Version : Proftp with Gproftpd user can't login
26th March 2006, 01:03 AM
Installed FC5 last night, and now I have a problem with my Proftpd server, no user can login with their password, even though it's the correct password they use. It only works when I set it up with no pw required.
Is there a way to fix this problem or am I the only one with this FC5 Proftpd/gproftpd problem ?
Thanks for the help
28th March 2006, 07:30 AM
I have the same problem. In fact, mine started while running FC4. Someone said SELinux might be a problem with FTP (not sure server or client). You might try disabling SELinux. I haven't tried doing so yet.
28th March 2006, 12:24 PM
the pam file has changed in proftpd in recent fedora rpm's.
get an older rpm which includes /etc/pam.d/ftp rather than /etc/pam.d/proftpd (which I think is the different pam file in the recent releases).
or - if you understand pam files - just edit it yourself :-)
11th January 2007, 11:07 PM
hi, i am having this same problem.
i dont know how to edit a pam file and i cant find a old version with /etc/pam.d/ftp
can someone tell me where i can get an old version or tell me another way to fix this problem.
13th June 2007, 08:15 PM
anyone, i am still having this problem on fedora 7.
13th June 2007, 09:43 PM
Assuming the Fedora 7 PAM config file is not the culprit here (I have no ProFTPd installations at the moment), you can grab the package from here (http://ftp.uni-bayreuth.de/linux/fedora/linux/releases/7/Everything/i386/os/Fedora/proftpd-1.3.0a-3.fc7.i386.rpm), right-click on it in Nautilus, select Open with "Archive Manager", navigate to ./etc/pam.d right click on proftpd and select "Extract". Then, as root, you can copy it tp /etc/pam.d, optionally renaming it to ftp to see if this solves the problem...
14th June 2007, 04:38 AM
i only have ssh and webmin to talk to my server. how would i do this on one of thouse?
14th June 2007, 10:24 AM
Then do as follows: After downloading the package from the link above or using wget, open a terminal and unpack the .rpm with
rpm2cpio proftpd-1.3.0a-3.fc7.i386.rpm | cpio -idmv
This will unpack the files in the current directory. Grab ./etc/pam.d/proftpd and copy it across using the scp command
scp proftpd user@target:/home/user
Amend the command above appropriately: user is your user on the target machine, /home/user is the directory you want to copy the file to.
14th June 2007, 12:21 PM
I used Proftp for about 9 months and then went back Vsftp it is so much easier to set up and does the job just fine. So my recommendation, biiff Pro and install Vs
15th June 2007, 12:37 AM
i need proftpd, vsftp wont work for me. (i have resons)
vBulletin® v3.8.7, Copyright ©2000-2013, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.