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I have vsftpd setup on my linux machine. I can connect fine using the console. I can also connect fine remotely from my Windows machine using FileZilla or Dreamweaver. However, ...
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    "550 Failed to change directory." with FTP


    I have vsftpd setup on my linux machine. I can connect fine using the console. I can also connect fine remotely from my Windows machine using FileZilla or Dreamweaver. However, I cannot access my FTP directory using a web browser. If I go on my Linux machine and type in the web browser: ftp://localhost/ or I try ftp://192.168.1.50/(the Linux machine's IP address) I will get this error message in the web browser: "550 Failed to change directory"

    Can anyone tell me why I might be getting this error message? Any help would be appreciated.

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    anyone?

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    Any progress

    Hey there, I'm having the same problem, did you ever figure this out?

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    Hey man,

    This is something regarding SELinux probem. So please set your ftp related booleans. In Red Hat Enterprise Linix, # setsebool ftpd_disable_trans on

    Now you have to restart vsftpd

    Try it


    Dhaval Soni

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