Cannot Start proftpd in vestaCP - CentOS

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Cannot Start proftpd in vestaCP - CentOS


systemctl status proftpd.service
● proftpd.service - ProFTPD FTP Server
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/proftpd.service; enabled; vendor pres                        et: disabled)
   Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Sun 2017-06-11 12:01:31 UTC; 29s ago
  Process: 9348 ExecStart=/usr/sbin/proftpd $PROFTPD_OPTIONS (code=exited, statu                        s=1/FAILURE)

Jun 11 12:01:31 systemd[1]: Starting ProFTPD FTP Server...
Jun 11 12:01:31 proftpd[9348]: 2017-06-11 12:01:31,529 67.207.9...'
Jun 11 12:01:31 systemd[1]: proftpd.service: control process ex...1
Jun 11 12:01:31 systemd[1]: Failed to start ProFTPD FTP Server.
Jun 11 12:01:31 systemd[1]: Unit proftpd.service entered failed....
Jun 11 12:01:31 systemd[1]: proftpd.service failed.
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[root@67 ~]# service proftpd start
Redirecting to /bin/systemctl start  proftpd.service
Job for proftpd.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status proftpd.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details.

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Hi @AlaaAbdelsamie

Without more logging, it’s difficult to figure out what is going on.

Can you try to see if there is a proftpd log located in /var/log/ ?
Otherwise it’s probably logging to syslog, so run this command:

sudo cat /var/log/syslog | grep -i "proftpd"