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My FTP server is giving me a "530 Must perform authentication before identifying USER. Login failed." Error. It was working before I updated the server, is there something I can ...
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    FTP


    My FTP server is giving me a "530 Must perform authentication before identifying USER. Login failed." Error. It was working before I updated the server, is there something I can do to fix this? I am running RH9 Thanks

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    check whatever cofnig file in /etc relates to ur ftp server for soemthign to do wiht authentication

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    gssftp

    I am running gssftp the config file says this...

    # default: off
    # description: The kerberized FTP server accepts FTP connections \
    # that can be authenticated with Kerberos 5.
    service ftp
    {
    disable = no
    flags = REUSE
    socket_type = stream
    wait = no
    user = root
    server = /usr/kerberos/sbin/ftpd
    server_args = -l -a
    log_on_failure += USERID
    }

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    gssftp is a kerberized FTP server (authenticating with GSSAPI), and I'm fairly sure that's not the one you want. Install vsftpd or wu-ftpd instead.

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