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    Exclamation pure-ftpd - 530 Login authentication failed - new users failing only

    I have this weird issue with pure-ftpd. If I login with already created users, things are fine. If I create new users, that's where it messes up. This is how I create the new users:

    pure-pw useradd backups -u ftpuser -d /data/backups/Personal/
    pure-pw mkdb
    Of course, I make sure the "home directory" is already there. The "ftpuser" is a valid user w/ a valid shell. I have set other users up this way because and have had no issues.

    Here's my syslog output:

    Dec 12 04:50:39 tangerine pure-ftpd: (?@ [INFO] New connection from
    Dec 12 04:50:39 tangerine pure-ftpd: (?@ [INFO] drew is now logged in
    Dec 12 04:50:42 tangerine pure-ftpd: (drew@ [INFO] Logout.
    Dec 12 04:50:48 tangerine pure-ftpd: (?@ [INFO] New connection from
    Dec 12 04:50:49 tangerine pure-ftpd: (?@ [WARNING] Authentication failed for user [backups]
    Dec 12 04:50:54 tangerine pure-ftpd: (?@ [INFO] Logout.
    Any ideas?

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    bump - any thoughts?

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