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Can't get ftp to work

by osensei / October 24, 2004 10:33 PM PDT

FTP is trying hard to work but I think the configuration is either wrong or I don't understand it. Probably both!

FTP says it is running in anonymous mode yet it prompts me for username and password anyway. Futhermore it prompts ROOT as the default user. I thought this was forbidden by default. Anyway, if I try to provide a username/password then FTP fails to
connect saying that "this is an anonymous only server". Here is the
output:

When I don't attempt to enter username/password I get:

Connected to musashi.pctechnirvana.com.
220 ready, dude (vsFTPd 1.0.1: beat me, break me)
Name (musashi.pctechnirvana.com:root):
530 This FTP server is anonymous only.
ftp: Login failed.

Notice how it shows root as the default user above.

When I attempt user/password:

ftp musashi.pctechnirvana.com
Connected to musashi.pctechnirvana.com.
220 ready, dude (vsFTPd 1.0.1: beat me, break me)
Name (musashi.pctechnirvana.com:root): <I enter username here>
530 This FTP server is anonymous only.
ftp: Login failed.

It seems that I need to modify this server config. Can anyone help?

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