FTP is a commonly used service by web users to transfer files, but it is inherently not secure. Stealing FTP login details is one of the most common ways by which websites are hacked.
It is easy for a hacker to sniff login details from an insecure network. In our role as Outsourced Tech Support services for web hosting companies, securing FTP server is a major task that we perform.
Managing FTP servers – Proftpd and Pure-ftpd – is a task we perform as a part of our role as Outsourced Tech Support engineers for web hosting companies.
“530 Login incorrect” is a common error noted in Proftpd servers when users try to establish an FTP connection to the server. 530 login error means that the Proftpd server is unable to authenticate the user with the login details provided. (more…)
In our role as Website Support engineers for online businesses, managing FTP servers and resolving the related errors, is a task we usually perform.
“530 Login authentication failed” is a common error reported by users in cPanel Pure-ftpd servers. This error occurs when the FTP server is unable to verify whether the user’s login details are correct. (more…)
cPanel logs provide a goldmine of information to quickly resolve various customer issues and server errors.
Here’s a list of the cPanel logs most commonly used by our expert server administrators, and the commonly sought information in them.
FTP is one of the traditional methods of publishing websites onto the webspace. With numerous FTP software, this is also the most popular methods of transferring files.
cPanel has the option of switching between multiple FTP servers, and has a single interface from where it allows managing FTP users, their file folders and even their disk Quota’s. (more…)
Proftpd is a highly configurable and modular FTP daemon, whose configuration and setting up is almost similar to the web server Apache. The installation, pre and post install configuration are discussed briefly in this document.
The document requires fair knowledge of Linux and Apache webserver.